Youth Art Series: SUMMER 2018

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 8:00am to Friday, July 27, 2018 - 12:30pm
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The Youth Arts Series: Summer 2018 (July 16-27)

Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM- 12:00 Noon

Drop off period: 7:30 AM- 7:55 AM

Pick up period: 12:00 PM- 12:30 PM

Ages 7-12

Week 1: July 16th- 20th

Week 2: July 23rd- 27th

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, June 5th, 4:00 PM


$125 Non EHCC Member

$105 EHCC Member (15% discount)

-Per student, per week

-Students may register for each week individually or consecutively. Projects will be different in each week.

-Classes may be canceled if minimum enrollment is not met, in the event of which the enrollment fee will be refunded. Membership purchased at the time of registration is non-refundable. Membership will remain valid for one calendar year.

-A mid-morning snack will be provided by EHCC but a 2nd snack brought by student for lunch is encouraged as 'lunch' will not be provided. 


Email completed form to YAS@EHCC.ORG or drop-off at the EHCC, Tuesday- Saturday, 10AM - 4PM.

You can pay online for the desired week(s) below - specify which week participant is attending in registation form - please carefully make your selection (WEEKS LISTED AS ATTENDING ONLY ONE WEEK or BOTH) before processing payment or stop by EHCC, Tuesday- Saturday, 10AM - 4PM to pay in person

To confirm the status of your EHCC membership- call our office at (808) 961-5711 or email ADMIN@EHCC.ORG



YAS Summer 2018 (Cost Per Week/Student)

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  • Piko Press Printmaking

    Week 1:


    Watercolor monoprints  

    Pressure Printing and Embossing

    Week 2:

    Watercolor monotypes  

    Stencil monoprints


    Class Description: Printmaking methods such as, watercolor monoprints, collagraphs, solar, and stencils pressure printing will be explored. Students will be guided through the techniques while having opportunity to experiment and exercise creative freedom. Use of basic upcycled materials, non-toxic inks, the etching press and printmaking tools will all be apart of the experience.


    My mission as an artist is to generate honest work. My intent as an educator is to give students a space in which they can be honest about themselves, and their work develops and reflects their uniqueness.   Learn More
  • Upcycle Canvas Building

    Week 1: July 16th- 20th

    Class Description: Upcycle Canvas Building is an introduction to mixed media painting using recycled media and collage elements. This class will teach students how to create and build a canvas, various paint techniques, as well as creative application of unconventional materials.

    Dena is a multimedia artist based in Volcano, on the Big Island. She has attended Kapiolani Community College on Oahu as well as the University of Hawaii at Hilo, majoring in art. Dena has had her work exhibited in numerous galleries and art exhibitions in Hilo, as well as on the island of Oahu. She brings to the table a unique flare for art, with her own unique, contemporary style. Learn More
  • String Theory (Crochet for Beginners)

    Week 1: July 16th- 20th

    Week 2: July 23rd- 27th

    String Theory

    Class Description: In Class basic crochet will be taught and crochet terminology. Lessons will be project based First Project will be pot holder/washcloth. Second Project how to make a Beannie.  Intermediate and advance skills are welcomed to expand on existing skills.   
    Rebecca “Beckie” Marshall was born in St. Louis, state of Missouri. Moved to Hilo Hawaii in 1991. She has been crocheting since about 1975 and have been exploring and experimenting with clay since 2006.Bebo c.c., ceramics & crochet, is the monarchy Marshall uses to design and create under. Her designs are realized in her Waiakea Ukastudio where she uses low fired clay, fires in an electric kiln and crochets with Learn More
  • Smartphone* Filmmaking

    Week 2: July 23rd- 27th

    Class Description: This class covers a variety of artistic forms of expression; acting, photography/videography, and writing. Students will work together to write, film, edit and perform in their own short films. In honor of the age of Instagram all films will be less than 5 minutes long. Students are required to  bring their own smart device(phone or tablet) they will film with.

    *Students are required to bring their own camera which can be the camera on any portable device as long as it is capable of recording video. The camera of their smartphone, ipod, digital tablet, etc.. are all acceptable devices.

    Leah Wilson has her B.A. in Performing Arts from the University of Hawaii at Hilo. She has been immersed in visual arts since she was a small child, going on to study at Sudbrook Magnet school in Maryland. Photography is her preferred medium; following the footsteps of her father, Vincent Wilson, who is a professional photographer. She ran the UH Hilo video production program, then called Lava Shoot, where she filmed, produced, photographed original content and documented campus events. Learn More
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