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Available Institutes:

ARU 570: Art and Science Integration for the K-12 Educator
June 17-28, 2013

ARU/FAR 504: Art on Site
June 24-July 6, 2013

ARU/CFT 546: Enameling
July 1-12, 2013

ARU 556: Creating Pathways with The Dinner Party
July 7-12, 2013

ARU/FAR 505: Pinhole Photography
July 15-26, 2013

ARU/CFT 542: Tabletop Project
July 15-26, 2013

ARU/CFT 543: Illustrated Clay
July 15-26-2012

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FAR/ARU 505:
Video as Contemporary Art
June 25 - 29, July 2 - 7, 2012

KUTZTOWN UNIVERSITY is pleased to offer Video as Contemporary Art.  Reconnect with your original inspiration to pursue a career in art as you explore video as a contemporary art form.  Discover how even consumer cameras and editing programs turn computers into a contemporary art-making studio.  Class members will a) view and discuss examples of video art and b) experience all phases of a simple video art production:  brainstorming, storyboarding, shooting and editing.  The course includes opportunities for collaborative learning as well as individual instruction--possible video topics:  revisit an existing artwork of your own (bring it with you!); create an advertisement for a revered painting, sculpture or other artwork; interview a local artist in her/his studio; profile a contemporary video artist; complete an unfinished artwork of your own and document the process.


The institute is designed to offer two weeks of studio work, lectures, critical discussions, and individual consultations.  The institute will meet 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 25 – 29; Monday and Tuesday, July 2 – 3; and Thursday, Friday, Saturday, July 5 – 7, 2012.  The institute will meet in the Sharadin Arts Building rooms 6G and 11G.  Class enrollment limited to 15 students.  Limited enrollment for Act 48 non-credit students.


Leigh Kane teaches photo and media classes in the Department of Fine Arts at K.U. She is an artist who makes photo and video installations about the role of photography in contemporary American everyday life. She holds an MFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts/ Rutgers University and a BFA in sculpture from University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Her work has been seen in museums and galleries around the country including The New York Academy of Sciences and White Columns Gallery in Manhattan; The Minneapolis Institute of Arts and The Film in the Cities Gallery in Minnesota; The Print Center and Temple Gallery, in Philadelphia. Her work is included in the book, Reframings: New American Feminist Photographies (Temple University Press).

James Pruznick, is a painter and videographer who lives in Easton, PA. Pruznick has had a variety of art teaching experiences at the Hunterdon Art Museum in NJ, The Baum School of Art in Allentown, PA and numerous elementary schools in the area. His classes include video making for school age students and painting for developmentally disabled adults. His videos have been screened at numerous conferences such as The American Art Therapy Association and The Association for the Severely Handicapped. His paintings and drawings have been exhibited at The Edith Kramer Studio in Manhattan, The Newark Museum in New Jersey and Center for the Arts in Easton, PA among other locations.

Required Institute Fee/Tuition $1574.30 $2290.70

ACT 48 hours available for credit and noncredit options. For an itemized list of the fee/tuition charges and ACT 48 information please see the Art Education and Crafts web site.


Students are encouraged to room on campus, in handicapped-accessible facilities, so they benefit from interaction with colleagues. Room fee includes housing in Golden Bear South Village and linens (2 sheets, 2 towels, 1 washcloth and a pillow).

Room: Thirteen Nights (Sunday-Thursday) $357.25

Send Institute Registration Form and check to the Registrar’s Office, Administration Building, Room 115, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA, 19530 by June 1, 2012.


Professor Leigh Kane
Department of Fine Arts
Kutztown University
Kutztown, PA 19530
PHONE: (610) 683-4437 FAX (610) 683-1561


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