College of Visual and Performing Arts

CAA Current Class Schedule

Spring 2019 Art Classes

For proper placement, please use the student's grade level during the 2018-19 school year. To register for classes, call 260-481-6977 or click the link provided with the class description.

For a listing of non-arts summer camps (athletics, writing, technology, science, business, etc) taking place on the Purdue University Fort Wayne campus, visit the Purdue Fort Wayne Summer Camps web page.

Painting Workshop (Grades K-3 and 4-8)

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In this five-week painting class, students will learn proper brush technique while working with different types of mediums such as tempera, acrylic, and watercolor. This class is all about learning how to work with each medium and the different techniques that come with them. Come ready to paint on a variety of surfaces as well. Class is taught by Purdue Fort Wayne art education graduate Morgan McClarnon Schrock.

Saturdays, February 2 - March 2, 2019
Modular Classroom Building Room 132

Grades K-3: 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Five 1.5-hour sessions: $79, includes all supplies
To register or for more information, click here or call 260-481-6977.

Grades 4-8: 10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Five 2-hour sessions: $89, includes all supplies
To register or for more information, click here or call 260-481-6977.


Self-Portrait Workshop (Grades K-3 and 4-8)

Self-Portrait

Students will learn about creating self-portraits in a variety of 2D media. They will learn about the artist Pablo Picasso and his artistic style of cubism, explore with blow painting, torn paper, and tempera paint. Come and express yourself through self-portraiture in a variety of unique styles! Class is taught by Purdue Fort Wayne art education graduate Morgan McClarnon Schrock.

Saturdays, April 13 - May 11, 2019
Modular Classroom Building Room 132

Grades K-3: 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Five 1.5-hour sessions: $79, includes all supplies
To register or for more information, click here or call 260-481-6977.

Grades 4-8: 10:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Five 2-hour sessions: $89, includes all supplies
To register or for more information, click here or call 260-481-6977.


Contact CAA at 260-481-6977 or hansonl@pfw.edu for details.

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Accreditation

The Purdue University Fort Wayne College of Visual and Performing Arts, including the Community Arts Academy, is fully accredited by all of its discipline-specific accrediting agencies: the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), and the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).

Refund Policy

A full refund is given when the university cancels a course or when the Community Arts Academy receives notification of withdrawal from the registrant before the third business day prior to the start of the class. No refunds will be given after class or private instruction begins. Course cancellations may occur due to low registration. Course offerings and fees may be subject to change without notice.

Parental Supervision Statement

Purdue University Fort Wayne is a public institution of higher education that offers a wide variety of classes, to a wide range of students from differing backgrounds, including adults and children in grades pre-K – 12. While the Purdue Fort Wayne College of Visual and Performing Arts is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of all students, parents are reminded that it is their responsibility to supervise minors when they are on campus and not in the classroom. Before and after class, our teachers cannot take the place of a parent and assume responsibility for unsupervised children.

In case of an emergency please contact the Purdue Fort Wayne University Police at 481-6827.

Personal Enrichment Classes for Adults

The Community Arts Academy offers regular classes for kids in pre-K through grade 12 in art, dance, music and theatre, but if you are an adult interested in personal enrichment in these areas, please visit the Purdue Fort Wayne Division of Continuing Studies to see what types of classes they are offering.

Purdue University West Lafayette Procedures for Programs Involving Minors

The Purdue Fort Wayne Community Arts Academy abides by the Purdue University operating procedures and policy outlined in the Operating Procedures for Programs Involving Minors that went into effect January 1, 2015. This policy and registration form may be viewed here: