techARTS for Girls



2014 TechArts for Girls Workshops

TechArts in January — MegaZines (with instructor Amiee Buyea)

TechArts in March — Cutout Animation (with instructor Candace Camuglia)

TechArts in April — The Digital Self-Portrait (with instructor Katelyn Weidner)

TechArts in May — Pictures Tell the Story (with instructor Kaitlyn McCleary)

TechArts in July — Make Your Own Music Video (instructor TBD)  

About the Program:

Fork over your favorite little lady to participate in a year-round series of month-long art & technology workshops for girls. Projects in these thought-provoking workshops range from the creation of short animations, digital zines, music videos, new media installations and more. Workshops take place over a 6-week period at Squeaky Wheel, Saturday mornings from 11am-1pm. Click on the above links to read descriptions about each particular class and register online. All workshops are $60 for a 6-week session. Scholarships for Tech Arts for Girls are available, send inquiries to kevin@squeaky.org for complete scholarship details.

TechArts for Girls meet once a week over a 6-week period. All classes are taught by practicing female artists and include special guest speakers - all who will speak and answer questions about the process of creative investigation and why she chose her field of choice. Together, the TechArts for Girls educational team will deliver the perfect roster of role models to encourage and inspire your favorite little gals to become skilled, tech-savvy foxes!

Interested to sign someone up?
To view the topics of upcoming TechArts sessions, visit our workshop page: www.squeaky.org/workshops. Class space is limited to 7 girls (ages 10 and up) per session. Enrollment must occur by the first of each month via phone (884-7172), online, or in-person. To ensure this program is accessible to as many young girls as possible, scholarships are available for those who qualify; inquire for tution waiver details by sending an email to kevin@squeaky.org.

Interested to host a month-long session?
Bringing a TechArts for Girls class at your location is uber-easy! Using our mobile iPad-based media lab, generously donated by the Cameron and Jane Baird Foundation, sessions can be taught in (but not limited to) stop-motion animation, experimental sound, and digital image processing. If you are a community organization interested to host a TechArts for Girls session at your location, please do not hesitate to contact our Youth Education Coordinator, Kevin Kline, at kevin@squeaky.org or 716-884-7172.

Program History & Funders:
TechARTS for Girls, originally founded in 1999 by new media artist and professor, Mary Flanagan, is a community action project that encourages girls from the city of Buffalo and Erie County to receive an affordable hands-on education in computers, technology and media literacy.

This season of TechARTS for Girls is made possible with generous support from: The Cameron and Jane Baird Foundation, Children's Foundation of Erie County, City of Buffalo - Arts & Cultural Funding, Erie County Cultural Funding, New York State Council on the Arts, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Western New York, Ronald McDonald House Charities - Global, The Spaulding Foundation, Margaret L. Wendt Foundation and all current members of Squeaky Wheel (thank you!).

We would also like to acknowledge the following donors for giving support in previous years: The Open Meadows Foundation, Hodgson Russ LLP, Children's Foundation of Erie County, Jr. League of Buffalo, American Associaton of University Women, Joseph C. Cornell Foundation.

 

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    712 Main Street
    Buffalo, NY 14202

    P: 716-884-7172
    F: 716-886-1619

    Office Hours:
    1pm - 7pm Tuesday - Thursday
    1pm - 5pm Friday & Saturday
    • Staff Members:

    • Executive Director,
      Jax Deluca
    • Technical Director,
      Mark Longolucco
    • Program Coordinator,
      Frank Napolski
    • Youth Education Coordinator,
      Kevin Kline
    • Accountant,
      Brenda Smith
    • Interns

    • Ashley McDonald
    • Joshua Ragland
    • Jordan Washington
    • Jo Wong
    • Board Members:

    • President,
      Andrea Schillaci
    • Vice President,
      Andrea Mancuso
    • Treasurer,
      Terry Mickelson
    • Secretary,
      Brian Milbrand
    • 2nd Secretary,
      J.T. Rinker

    • Kevin Bohner
    • Kevin Christner
    • Joshua Feinstein
    • Ruth Goldman
    • John McKendry
    • Anna Scime
    • Stephen Seerey
    • Alex Spaulding


    • Advisory Board:

    • Tony Conrad
    • Kathy High
    • Louis Massiah
    • Igor Vamos