- Dates: Mon, July 14, 2008 -Fri, July 18, 2008
- Times: 8:30 AM
- Contact: Chisholm Trail Arts Council
- Telephone: 580-252-4160
Enrollment is limited to the first 100 students who register. So that everyone may benefit from the Arts Explosion experience, discipline problems will be addressed immediately and disruptive students may be sent home with no refund. On Friday evening from 5:30-6:30 there is an exhibition at the Stephens County Fairgrounds.
Dan Hazel comes to Duncan for his fourth Arts Explosion experience as student reviews were better than good after last year’s camp. Dan earned his Bachelor of Arts Education at USAO and his Master’s degree at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. He is currently employed by Marlow Public Schools as the Art and Photography teacher and has participated in numerous art shows and taken home the top prize in many. CTAC is delighted to welcome Dan back to Arts Explosion!
Robby McMurtry will make his first appearance as an instructor of drawing at Arts Explosion. Mr. McMurty was born and raised in Stephens County and now resides in Morris, Oklahoma where he is an arts instructor and Cultural Coordinator of the Indian Education Program for the Morris Public Schools. Robby is an accomplished American Indian artist, illustrator and author of “Song of Moon Pony”, a beautifully written and illustrated children’s book. It’s a great treat for us to have Robby return to Stephens County to teach at Arts Explosion!
Joe Long Joe is a professional mime and has been teaching and performing for the Oklahoma schools and libraries for the last 25years. Joe is on the Arts Council’s touring roster with “Zap!” the Zany Arts Players. He also performs in schools all over Oklahoma with his solo Show, “The Painter”. CTAC welcomes Joe to his first ever Arts Explosion experience!
TIE-DYE & BATIK –
Dora Obuobisa is an inspiring artist with unique talents in leatherwork, batik, tie and dye, and traditional African crafts. She holds a bachelors degree in painting, a postgraduate diploma and masters degree in art education from the University of Science and technology in Ghana. She has worked as an art instructor in a number of Oklahoma City Public Schools. For the 2008 Arts Explosion, she will lead a residency in tie dye design. CTAC welcomes Dora back for her second year and looks forward to the creations her residency will bring.
KITE MAKING –
Dave Young became a kite enthusiast several years ago when he and his first grade son purchased a kite kit at Toys R Us. Dave has led several kite making workshops over the years with the Edmond parks and Recreation Department, Barnes Elementary school in Owasso, and the Memorial Day Weekend Kite Enthusiasts Gathering in Junction, Texas. Dave’s residency will guide the students through the kite construction process and introduce to them basic kite making and decoration as well as the history of kites. Dave will be joining us for his third summer at Arts Explosion.
Kay Lynn Sarkey is a versatile and experienced creative movement instructor who dances, sings, plays piano, guitar and a variety of musical instruments from around the world. As a song writer, she brings her original music, compositions and recordings as an added inspiration. Her delightful residencies support and deepen the student’s appreciation for the arts themselves and other curricular areas. She uses music, storytelling, poetry and song to encourage the artistic experience through imagination and creative expression.
Further Details: 8:30 am to 12:30 pm Daily