Art Camp & Classes 2018-10-09T12:33:52+00:00

Art Classes at the Lowe Art Museum

Fall Portfolio Class
November 7, 2018 – February 27, 2019
Wednesdays 3:30 – 6:00pm
Grades 5-8

Beaux Arts is offering a new and exciting Portfolio class for student artists
applying to the highly competitive Miami Art Magnet Programs.

The class will:

  • Help students and care givers navigate the online magnet application process

  • Prepare students for the verbal interview in the language of art

  • Ensure student portfolios meet the audition requirements through vigorous fine art making sessions in Still Life, Self Portrait, Figure, Landscape, Interior, Urban Landscape, and three other pieces which highlight individual student art making strengths

  • Closely guide and monitor the Student Sketchbook in order to ensure a maximum quality student audition presentation

  • Explore the visual language of the elements and principles of art and design

  • Offer practice for the one-hour observational drawing sessions which are a component of the audition

Karen Schnell-Chisholm

The class is led by Karen Schnell-Chisholm, visual artist whom has shown locally, nationally, and internationally.  Ms. Schnell-Chisholm is a twice Certified National Board Teacher Arts K-12, and former Lead Teacher at Southside Elementary Museums Magnet School, whose expertise is in Magnet Programs. Ms. Schnell-Chisholm shall provide for those deserving students, Letters of Recommendations to her many contacts within the Magnet Programs. This program provides an opportunity to provide your child an opportunity to excel and rise above other applicants.


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