JumpstART Advanced 2-D Art Summer Studio

2D Art Camp for Teens

JumpstART Advanced 2-D Art Summer Studio


This one-week summer intensive is designed to guide students towards college preparation, but is open to all creative teens regardless of college intentions. The 2-D course projects will focus on printmaking and mixed-media, culminating with a set of completed works that can be included in a personal artist portfolio. Possessing extensive high school education experience, Mason’s Director of Art Education Justin Sutters will instruct the course, which takes place in Mason’s School of Art studio classrooms.



Ages:  13-18 years
Dates:  July 23-27, 2018
Times:  9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (M-F)
Tuition:  $430
Location:  Mason Fairfax Campus, Art & Design Building


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An “After Care” option is available for this program from 4-6 pm for $90/week, located in Mason’s Performing Arts Building and staffed by the Academy’s Summer Staff. After registering for this program (but before final checkout/ payment!), search for and add “After Care” to your cart (be sure to choose the correct week).


You might also be interested in our JumpstART Advanced 3-D Art Summer Studio, July 30-August 3, 2018.



Justin Sutters Art Class Instructor Director/ Instructor:  Justin Sutters
Email questions to academy @gmu.edu
Read about Mr. Sutters

Dr. Sutters was a K-12 art educator in an urban school district for seven years and also taught for two years in São Paulo, Brazil. He completed his undergraduate and masters degree from Kutztown University in Pennsylvania, attained his doctorate degree from the Ohio State University receiving national recognition for his dissertation. Since, he has been an Assistant Professor and currently is the Director of the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program in Art Education at George Mason University. He has presented his research at the state, national and international level and is published in numerous peer-reviewed journals. He currently is the Chair of the Professional Learning through Research (PLR) working group of the National Art Education Association’s Research Commission, the NAEA Higher Education Representative for the Southeastern Division, on the review board of Art Education and Visual Arts Research (VAR) and has been a contributing member of the Data Visualization Working Group. His research focuses on pre-service practices, teacher licensure, national demography data, comparative studies/Brazilian studies, and theories pertaining to space and place. His studio practice and background is primarily in the 2-D realm including printmaking, drawing and watercolor.


Rebeca Chung, Art Classes Teaching Assistant: Rebeca Chung






To register by phone or request a paper registration form, please call the Academy office at 703-993-9889.



“The teacher was fun and encouraging.” – JumpstART Advanced Summer Studio 2017 Participant

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“My daughter loved working with Jelli and intends to buy it to keep making prints.” – JumpstART Advanced Summer Studio 2017 Parent