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In the past years, the gallery has offered a wide range of opportunities to teen participants including glass blowing, illustration, printmaking, and sculpture.
In 2007, two local area High School Students,
â€œAs a teen, facing decisions about the future, I believe itâ€™s invaluable to these students to have the chance to be mentored by an artist who can answer questions about art school, apprenticeships, and how to make a living in the field of art. Itâ€™s a support that a lot of students wouldnâ€™t otherwise have access to, and may help to shape the direction their own interest in art takes.â€says Holly Kilpatrick, RGAC Education Director. The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is a non-profit arts organization with scholarship opportunities. â€œOne of my favorite things about my job is not having to turn students away due to lack of fundingâ€, says Kilpatrick. RGAC also offers classes to teens interested in furthering their art education outside of the high school art class experience. In September, and October, the Gallery is offering Silkscreen Printing onto Fabric, Pinhole Photography, and Watercolor for teens ages 16 and up.
The Artist Teen Mentoring Project runs January through March, with an application Deadline of December 5th. Students wishing to participate should contact the