“The teacher was very good at getting me to see what I was drawing instead of drawing what I thought it looked like.” - Henry, age 15

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Pratt’s teen program is specifically designed for high school students who want to take art classes from professional artists.  At Pratt, we teach all skill levels – whether students are just beginning to explore the arts or they are ready to take their art to the next level we offer a class that will develop their creativity.

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Teen QuotePratt offers classes in our state of the art professionally equipped studios so students can learn the newest techniques in each discipline. Our teen program is intentionally designed to expose students to a variety of material, techniques and equipment in:  glass, metal, wood, printmaking, drawing, and painting.  Instructors work with each student’s skill level that emphasizes exploration in a supportive environment.

All of Pratt’s Teen classes are offered three times a year starting around September, January, and March.

Students! Are you thinking about going to an Arts College? Starting in summer 2013 Pratt Fine Arts Center will offer a portfolio development class designed to help get your work ready for portfolio reviews. This class will be taught be a professional artist and admission counselor specializing in the visual arts.



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Pratt Teen summer programs offer a supportive environment allowing students to express themselves creatively while learning in professionally-equipped studios.  Week long hands-on arts exploration programs with Pratt’s outstanding instructors.  Small class sizes enable students to explore and expand their skills in welding, glassblowing, flameworking, fused glass, jewelry, stone carving, bronze casting, printmaking, drawing and painting.

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Pohlman Knowles Teen Scholarship

This scholarship was founded by and named in honor of artists Jenny Pohlman and Sabrina Knowles to provide ongoing art opportunities for Seattle’s high school students, with particular emphasis on inner-city high school youth. More information

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Information about Pratt’s Teen Program:

Myra Kaha, Youth and Teen Manager
206.328.2200 x224

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Teen Art Week: Welding & Metal Sculpture | 8.25

Mark Rudis

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Master Member Fees
1:30 pm-4:30 pm

This class will be open for registration on February 14. 

Learn to cut, hammer, shape, and attach metal to make functional or abstract sculpture.  You will develop a new skill-set while learning the fundamentals of sculpture and design in three dimensions.  By the end of the week you will take home a sculpture that you have created from design to finish. All materials are included.