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Windover Art Center


Maine's Unique Summer Art Camp

Sessions Begin June 22

Ages 6-14

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Windover Art Center


Maine's Unique Summer Art Camp

Sessions Begin June 22

Ages 6-14

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You Choose

At Windover Art Center, there's always so much to choose from!  Every day, campers select three classes from as many as 30 fun and educational choices for the day. From photography to pottery, from theater to digital art, there's always something for everyone! And when we need to take a break from all the art, there's field games and our swimming pool!

 

Pottery

From hand building to the wheel, there's a fun clay activity for everyone!

PHOTOGRAPHY

With a full 35mm darkroom and cameras, as well as digital, Windover photographers are ready for anything!

performing arts

Theater, dance or film, there's always something to bring out the star in you!

and much more

Watch the slideshow below to see some more of what we do at Windover.  Click or tap an image for more information.

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Be Yourself


Art is about doing what YOU want to do

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Be Yourself


Art is about doing what YOU want to do

Art is about being yourself! 

At Windover, students express themselves however they want to! After designing their perfect day by choosing the classes they want to take, Windover students keep crafting their education experience all day long.  From writing the plays and movies in which they star, to selecting that perfect shade of glaze for their pottery, art made at Windover is always about the student making it—and never a class assignment.

Creating art and learning to express yourself builds self-esteem.  Students see that they're capable of creating awesome work by themselves and get a huge sense of pride from their artwork.

And at Windover students make a lot of artwork! Each week, students may bring home pottery, black and white photographs, glass beads and jewelry, fused glass, charcoal or pastel drawings and more.  After our Friday art shows, students and parents return home with arm loads of fresh artwork to proudly display at home!

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Our Staff


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Our Staff


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mari abercrombie

EXECUTIVE director

Mari has been executive director for Windover for over 20 years.  She taught photography at Windover for many years before that.  Mari realized her dream of art education led by the students with Windover, and hopes to continue sharing the joy of art with students for many years more.

Laura Fer

Pottery and Crafts

Laura has been an instructor at Windover Art Center for 15 years.  She has taught nearly everything, from darkroom photography to fabric arts and pottery.  She also teaches after school in Hampden during the school year, and will be offering pottery classes to Bangor school students in 2015-16.

isaac fer

assistant director/digital art

Isaac has worked with Windover since 2002, teaching photography and video.  A tech lover at heart, he has worked to expand Windover's digital art offerings to give more students a chance to experiment and create with iPads and personal computers.  

Elena Metzger

Pottery and Nature Studies

Elena has a passion for pottery!  Working out of both Windover's studio and her home, Elena has been making pottery for over 10 years.  She has a passion for the outdoors and teaches Windover students about local flora and fauna. 

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Jeanette larkin

painting and drawing

Jeanette teaches during Windover's off season with personal classes with her business, Van Go Art.  Jeanette has worked in many media over the years, from stained glass to water color and pastels.  

Kayla Smith

Glass beads

Kayla began as a student at Windover over a decade ago.  She has mastered the art of glass beads and has been teaching at Windover ever since she was ready.