Calendar: 2017 Summer Teen Art Intensive: Intuitive Video Game Design Workshop July 17-21

Event Description

Calling all gamers and creatives! Are you interested in video games, design, or digital media?

Join Miami artist Samuel Lopez de Victoria for a five-day visual programming workshop at Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), where students will learn how to design a video game or interactive artwork of their own. Students of all skill levels can learn concepts, designs, and tools used in game creation through an intuitive and easily accessible process. At the end of the workshop, students will have a fully playable video game or dynamic work of art that will be presented at the museum on Friday, July 21.

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2016 Summer Teen Art Intensive

When is the workshop?
The workshop will take place at the museum from Monday, July 17 through Friday, July 21. The daily schedule is 11am-4pm with a break for lunch, provided by PAMM. 

How can I apply?
All interested parents and teens will need to fill out the application form by June 30. Once the applications are received, PAMM's Education team will review the applications and inform all applicants of acceptance status by July 5.

What is the cost?
The one-week teen intensive workshop is $40 for members and $60 for non-members, and includes lunch and snacks. Scholarships are available.   

Who can participate in the workshop?
The workshop is open to teens from 13 to 18 years of age, at any level of design or art-making experience. The only requirement is a sincere interest in design and digital media.

If you have any questions, please contact PAMM at or call at 786-345-5643

About the artist
Samuel Lopez De Victoria is a visual artist creating bright and eccentric interactive digital artwork and video games. He uses game technology and devices along with his bold vector illustrations to create media based interactive narratives and experiments dissecting the concepts of mythology. Lopez De Victoria graduated with an MFA in Art and Technology at the University of Florida and currently teaches digital art at New World School of the Arts College. He also created and runs the non-for-profit organization Interactive Initiative, a recent Knights Art Challenge grant winner, focused on providing teaching and mentorship programs directed toward digital art and video game design within underserved neighborhoods and communities.

Applications are now closed.