Art School
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Pre-College Portfolio Development Program

The Pre-College Portfolio Program is designed to strengthen the foundation skills of gifted high school art students and broaden their awareness of career opportunities in the arts. Emphasis is placed on studio skills such as drawing, painting, color-theory, and sculpture. Please contact the Art School office to request an application packet at 810.237.7315 or email Freshmen receive priority enrollment.

An information session will be held on Wednesday, November 11 at 5:30p in the Art School Lecture Room. Please RSVP at least three days prior by calling 810.237.7315.

Applications for the February 2016 session are due December 11, 2015.


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director of the art school
Donovan Entrekin

After an extensive nationwide search, the Flint Institute of Arts is pleased to welcome Donovan Entrekin as the new Director of the Art School.

Donovan holds an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. His undergraduate concentration was painting and printmaking and his graduate studies was painting and sculpture.

Prior to joining the Flint Institute of Arts, Donovan served at Interlochen Center of the Arts for seven years, most recently as Assistant Director of Admission and Financial Aid. In addition to his administrative work, Donovan has exhibited, lectured and taught art at summer camps, community centers, and universities. "I am absolutely thrilled to have the opportunity to contribute to this incredible institution and to be part of this wonderful, vibrant city." Donovan said.

Donovan just moved into the College Cultural neighborhood with his wife, artist Michele Leclaire, and their children, Theo and Marigold.

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FIA Director of the Art School
Donovan Entrekin
Free Family Activity
Holiday Wonder
December 5 • 1p–4p
Art School Studios

Snow is on the ground and holiday spirits are high. Join the FIA Art School for festive family fun and share in the wonder of art making. Create bags for gifting, bells for ringing, trees for trimming, gifts for giving, and more.
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Flint Institute of Arts
1120 East Kearsley Street
Flint, Michigan 48503
p  810.234.1695
f   810.234.1692
Monday – Thursday
12:00p – 5:00p
12:00p – 7:30p
10:00a – 5:00p
1:00p – 5:00p
American Alliance of Museums MemberCharles Stewart Mott FoundationMichigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairsnational endowment for the arts