UH Hilo offers keiki art classes

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Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The Center for Community Engagement, formerly the College of Continuing Education and Community Service, at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, offers keiki art classes with Kellie Miyazu for ages 8-10.

Art for Keiki: Wiggles and Dots - Exploring Creative Mark Making will teach students fun and exploratory beginner-level drawing techniques. Subjects include traditional techniques such as shading and value, perspective, and drawing from observation as well as working on/with non-traditional mediums. Classes are offered Tuesdays, September 4 to October 30, with no class on October 9, from 4:30-6:30 pm in UH Hilo’s PB-5. Cost is $100.

In Art for Keiki: Drips and Smudges - Creative Painting, students will explore various painting techniques through guided projects as well as creating their own individual compositions. The class will utilize a variety of painting mediums and touch upon several iconic historical painting movements and time periods. Classes are held Thursdays, September 6 to November 1, with no class on October 11, from 4:30-6:30 pm in UH Hilo’s PB-5. Cost is $100.

Kellie Miyazu is a graduate of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo with a BA in art. She is the Creator and Coordinator of the Youth Arts Series at the East Hawaiʻi Cultural Center and also teaches art at Waiakeawaena Elementary School and E.B. DeSilva’s EdVenture after school enrichment program.

For more information and to register, contact CCE at 932-7830 or visit https://hilo.hawaii.edu/cce/.

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