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High school students, preparing to enter their junior or senior year, are invited participate in a new summer program designed to introduce students to university-level art making and campus life. The K-State Creative Arts Training Studio is a 5-day/5-night residency where participants will be able to create, cultivate, and experience a sampling of life as a member of the K-State Art Department.


  • Work with our accomplished Art faculty and graduate students
  • Create works of art in our professional level studios


  • Expand your knowledge in Photography & Ceramics.
  • Learn gallery curation and installation methods, with a chance to install the work from the week in our Chapman Gallery.


  • Living and dining in campus residence halls
  • Recreational activities to explore a sample of Manhattan living
  • University experience with a small cohort of creative-minded peers

Applications open April 1st.

$499 - Participant fee covers all art materials, room/board, and campus dining. **Scholarships are available**

Applicants will recieve more information (parking, schedule, what to bring, etc.) after registration.

Instagram: @kstateart

Contact: jenniferhudson@ksu.edu


Please return to art@ksu.edu