Ages 6 - 8
My Favorite Things!
Aug 7 - 11, 2023
Have you ever had something you just can’t let go of? Like maybe a favorite stuffy, or a favorite meal you must have on your birthday, or even your family on the first day of school? This workshop explores the things we love that make us unique! We craft our favorite plate, bowl, and cups out of clay to hold our most delicious treats. We create sculptures all about us and what we like, using mixed-media materials, wood, and clay. We draft and paint portraits of the people we love. We explore our differences and our similarities—and create new favorites!
Anjuli DiMaria is a past ceramics Artist-in-Residence at Anderson Ranch Arts Center and she now makes Snowmass Village her home, along with her husband and three kids. Anjuli knows how hard it can be to understand the world around her, and enjoys helping others make meaning of experiences in life using visual and tactile arts.
Youth and Community Engagement Manager
Olivia was raised in San Francisco, California, and graduated from Colorado College in 2020 with a B.A. in Education and minors in Southwest Studies and Spanish. She has worked at the Denver Art Museum and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College and is also a certified Colorado Environmental Educator. Olivia completed her Master’s in Teaching at Colorado College with a focus on Elementary Education in 2021. When not working with young people she is always looking for good food, creating, and cruising around on her bike. Preferred Pronouns: She/Her
Studio Fee: $25.00
Registration Fee: $25.00
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Lodging & Meals
Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations.
We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritize the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.
The Ranch Café meal plan that is included with Room and Board fees strives to provide healthy, creative meals that will nourish your artistic creativity. The meal plan includes 5 days of continental breakfasts that will include a hot offering, 5 lunches with a selection of offerings, and 5 dinners.
Health & Safety
Beginning February 2023, Anderson Ranch will no longer require proof of Covid-19 vaccination for studio and artistic program participants. For your own safety as well as the safety of our community, we highly encourage all program participants to be up to date with their vaccinations for COVID-19 as well as the flu vaccine. We also encourage you to carry health and traveler’s insurance.
Scholarships, College Credit & Discounts
Making Art Accessible
Applications for scholarship support are encouraged. Specific scholarships are funded by Ranch supporters, either through endowed funds or special gifts.
Many colleges and universities offer college credit for workshops taken at Anderson Ranch. Discounts are available for students and teachers.
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