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Three Events: College Preparation Q&A With High School Seniors

posted May 25, 2017, 12:00 PM by zhihua liu   [ updated Jun 1, 2017, 9:02 PM by USArts San Diego ]

We have invited high school seniors to share their high school and college application experiences with you. It will be an open discussion to answer questions that middle/high school students and/or parents may have, and addressing topics such as AP classes, extracurricular and leadership activities, sports, art, etc. 
Space is limited. Please reserve your spots by filling up the form by opening the links on the bottom.

Date: 6/3/2017, Saturday   Time: 4:30 to 5:30 pm
Our guest speakers are:
    Jessica Xu, Attending MIT.
    Jessica Tian, Attending Harvard
    Lillian Bu, Attending MIT

Date: 6/4/2017Sunday. For Art Majors. Time: 3:00 to 4:00 pm
Our guest speakers are:
    Serena Sun, Attending Art Center college of Design at Pasadena.
    Alyssa Winter, Attending Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
    Sophia Fan, Attending Carnegie Mellon University, school of design.

Date: 6/10/2017, Saturday   Time: 4:30 to 5:30 pm
Our guest speakers are:
    April Xie, Attending MIT
    Caroline Zhang, Attending Stanford University.
    Heidi Erwin, Attending Brown University.
    Lauren Zhang, Attending Carnegie Mellon University, major in Computer science. 

If you are planning to attend all three seminars, please fill up the forms in each link. 

    For 6/3, Saturday,     https://goo.gl/forms/dzZdCUzVALxjt1cp2

    For 6/4, Sunday,       https://goo.gl/forms/YhK7lWtYiOqrMu7l1

    For 6/10, Saturday,   https://goo.gl/forms/XWq5YezoHPXxHG0I2

All events will be held in USARTS.

Free Leather Puppet Open Class 5/21 Sunday 1:10-1:50PM

posted May 19, 2017, 10:54 AM by zhihua liu

Come and watch the "New Journey to The West" leather puppet show, and try the leather puppet yourself. See attached file for details.

Upcoming Camp Days

posted Jan 25, 2017, 11:13 AM by zhihua liu

Upcoming Camp Days

Fed. 17th (day camp)
Feb 20th to 24th( Presidents week)
April 10th to 14th( Spring Break)

For age 5yr to 13 yr

We offer drawing and painting classes, 
Academics, Physical Exercises, and Crafts.
 
Please check for space before making payment. Thank you

2015 New Portofolio Programs for High School and Middle School Students

posted May 23, 2015, 12:59 PM by USArts San Diego

Check out the updated Portfolio Programs  for high school and middle school students.

How to prepare your students for colleges ?

posted May 27, 2014, 11:18 AM by zhihua liu   [ updated May 27, 2014, 9:38 PM ]



(The event on June 7th is full, if you are interested in future USArts college events, please fill out the form below and we will email you once another event is planned)

We have invited three high school seniors to share their high school and college application experiences with you. It will be an open discussion to answer questions that middle/high school students and/or parents may have about their high school experiences and preparing for college, addressing topics such as AP classes, extracurricular and leadership activities, sports, art, etc. 

Date: 6/7/2014Saturday
Time: 4:15pm - 5:15 pm
Location: USArts

Our guest speakers are:

Jason Ge, Harvard University
Ann Liu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Siddhi Ramesh, University of Pennsylvania

No more space for this event.

How to prepare your students for top colleges ?

posted May 18, 2014, 11:20 PM by zhihua liu   [ updated May 19, 2014, 3:08 PM ]

(This event is full. We are working on opening another one soon. )

We have invited three high school seniors to share their high school and college application experiences with you. It will be an open discussion to answer questions that middle/high school students and/or parents have about their high school experiences and preparing for college, addressing topics such as AP classes, extracurricular and leadership activities, sports, art, etc. 

Date: 5/25/2014Sunday
Time: 11:15am - 12:45 pm
Location: US Arts

Our guest speakers are:
Mary Zhao, Pomona College
Ann Liu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cameron Ramos, Stanford University

Space is limited. Please reserve your spot by  fill out the online form below :

Day at Museum at Balboa Park

posted May 8, 2014, 5:18 PM by USArts San Diego   [ updated May 8, 2014, 6:25 PM ]

We are pleased to announce that we are hosting a day at The San Diego Museum of Art at Balboa Park! This particular outing will be for Ms. Larissa's students, however we will be offering trips to other classes as well. Click below to see the flyer!

AP Prep & College Application Portfolio Class - For high school students

posted Apr 13, 2012, 1:56 PM by USArts San Diego   [ updated May 2, 2012, 5:21 PM by zhihua liu ]

US Arts is planning to open a summer art portfolio class for students who are already in high school and would like to utilize their fine art to enhance their college applications. The objective of this program is to help our high school students develop a strong college application art portfolio while advancing their fine arts education.

Plein Air Drawing Experience - Sunday, Feb. 26th

posted Feb 17, 2012, 3:16 PM by zhihua liu

We're pleased to announce the Plein Air Drawing Event held on Sunday, Feb. 26th. It will be from 1-5pm at the Rancho Bernardo Winery.

This is a great opportunity for your child to enjoy the outdoors while learning how to draw from nature. Parents are also welcomed to stay for the day.

Also, this event is for students 13 yrs and older. Mr. Rod will be teaching this event. Please sign up ahead of time with the front desk. Please note space is limited.

Please read the attached flyer for more details on this exciting adventure! *Please also call or email the front office at (858) 484-7690 or usarts.sd@gmail.com to confirm that your child will be able to attend.

Please also find below detailed directions to the winery:

Meet in the lower south east parking area called the Merlot parking lot. This part of the winery is the most open and spread out while still being within eyesight. It is convenient for the restrooms and gives more options for subject matter.


Parents can enter through the Syrah parking lot (Directions 1)  by the glass studio,
and walk to the area by the bathrooms and the Vineyard room on the map 
or they may enter from Old Winery Road and park in the Merlot lot. (Directions 2)

1.
Go North on the 15
Exit West Bernardo/Pomerado Road
Turn Right on West Bernardo/Pomerado Road
Turn Left on Paseo Del Verano Norte 

Drive to the Bernardo Winery entrance on the right Syrah Lot.

OR

2.
Go North on the 15  Exit West Bernardo Road.
Go past Pomerado Road then turn left onto Vale Verde Road. 
Go to the end of Valle Verde and turn left on Old Winery Road Look for the entrance to the Bernardo Winery Merlot Parking lot on the right before the end of the road.

Area Map Link:
http://bernardowinery.com/directions/

Thanks and we hope to see you there!

Digital Art Class starting Sunday, 1/15 with Mr. Rod from 11-1pm

posted Jan 7, 2012, 10:35 PM by zhihua liu

Dear U.S. Arts Parents,

Happy New Year! We will offer Digital Art Class starting Sunday, 1/15 with Mr. Rod from 11-1pm. This will be both an Introductory & Intermediate class exploring various areas of Photoshop.

If interested, we recommend bringing the following supplies for the class:

-A laptop (can be either PC or Mac)
-A graphics tablet
-Photoshop software (preferably CS5 version but older version is also acceptable)

Please also find attached the class flyer with detailed course description. Please don't hesitate to call us if you have any questions.

Thanks!
Tanya

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