April 21 2015

Lyme Academy College Offers Summer Art Classes for High School Students

OLD LYME, CONN.—The Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven will host week-long art courses for high school students this summer.

The program is part of a new Pre-College Academy to offer year-round studio instruction and workshops for high school students, freshmen to seniors. The summer Pre-College Academy will offer six week-long courses, open to students with beginning through advanced level art training.

Class sizes are limited to 15, so that students will have significant contact time with the faculty. The classes will be taught in the college’s highly equipped studios, including its state-of-the art media lab with the latest technology and software.

“Faculty from Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts will teach all classes, giving high school students a chance to work with college-level instructors,” said Marguerite d’Aprile Quigley, director of Lyme Academy College’s Center for Arts Programming. “These classes provide a great opportunity for students of any ability to learn more about art as well as thrive in a supportive, artistic environment.”

The classes are scheduled Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3p.m.  They are:

For questions and more information, contact Quigley at or register online at:

The Center for Arts Programming also is planning an artist lecture series, studio instruction in all areas of fine arts for adults, and the center’s first artist-in-residence workshop in August with T. Allen Lawson, a nationally recognized painter and former student. To learn more about the center visit:

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is a college of the University of New Haven. Its mission is to educate aspiring artists through a rigorous studio curriculum rooted in figurative and representational art. The college offers a comprehensive liberal arts education essential for advanced critical and creative thought. For more information, visit

The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. Founded in 1920 the university enrolls approximately 1,800 graduate students and more than 4,600 undergraduates.

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