2019 Dates

Sunday, June 16 Wednesday, June 19

Age Group

Students entering grades 10-12

Fee: $ 425

Includes all activities, meals, and on-campus housing.

Registration is now closed.

Information for the next program available in early 2020.

2019 Summer Studio Theme: Brand Design

Topics and workshops will vary each summer to provide participants with the opportunity to broaden their graphic design knowledge and experience.

The Penn College Graphic Design Summer Studio is an intensive three-day workshop that guides participants through the graphic design process from ideation and concept development to production. High school students interested in a career in graphic design will have an opportunity to work with faculty and students in the development of real-world visual design solutions. Workshops will take place in cutting-edge labs and studios and utilize industry standard hardware and software. The workshop culminates in an exhibition for parents and families and will feature the work produced over the three days.

Wednesday, June 19 Parents are invited to the exhibition on Wednesday, June 19 from 4-5 p.m. in the Campus Center Rotunda.

Graphic Design Summer Studio Workshops

Brand Design

This workshop examines graphic design from the standpoint of brand and marketing as it relates to a product-oriented company. In a design-studio environment, participants will develop and produce identity components for an assigned business.

Visual Communications

Participants are introduced to graphic design and the graphic design process. This workshop will cover concept development and how designers formulate solutions to complicated design problems.

Computer Graphics

Using industry-standard software, students will create graphics and experiment with typography.

Production Methods

Participants are introduced to the standard methods of graphic design production and presentation. This includes learning about file preparation, printing, and displaying work for both clients and a portfolio. The workshop will culminate in a student show featuring the work created during the summer studio.

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