ArtSea Sr: Ages 14-17

Must have completed 8th grade and turn 14 by June 1st

Spend a week in Mother Nature’s art studio creating masterpieces inspired by the marine environment. Practice different art techniques while exploring coastal habitats. Scientifically illustrate some of the amazing creatures you discover. Sketch and paint your favorite seascapes. Use pinhole cameras to photograph your favorite "sea-nery". Conduct a beach sweep and turn the trash you collect into recycled art treasure. Display your work in our Gallery Exhibition and let it inspire others to appreciate the marine environment

Field excursions include:

  • Going to the beach, marsh, maritime forest, Center for Marine Science, Coquina outcrop, fouling dock, kayak excursion.

Highlights include:

  • Meet local artists; create environmentally inspired art for your portfolio using different mediums sketching of coastal landscapes; block printing; pinhole camera photography and darkroom development; scientific illustration of marine life; wire sculpture and more

 Program Dates and Tuition

Day of Week:

Sunday / Monday - Friday


8:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Friday pick up/final presentation at 12:30 p.m.
Residential students must arrive on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. while commuting students join the program Monday at 8:00 a.m.

Staff / Student Ratio:

Location: UNCW Campus
Summer 2018 Dates:

*Coming 2018

Commuter Tuition:

*Tuition includes studio fees for all supplies

Residential Tuition:

*Tuition includes studio fees for all supplies

Gender: Co-ed

Program Application & Registration

You must register by 5:00 p.m. the Wednesday before your program is to begin.

Before completing your application, please review the Cancellation Policy | PDFand the expected MarineQuest Student Code of Conduct | PDF.

To complete the teacher recommendation, please have your teacher click here  to submit their recommendation.

Please Note: A completed application does not register you for your program. All applications will first be reviewed by the MarineQuest Staff and upon acceptance, you will receive an e-mail explaining the next step in the registration process.

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