South Pomfret, Vermont
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Days of Knights and Unicorns

Explore life during the Dark Ages and create art inspired by heraldry and royalty.

During Medieval Europe, the heraldic unicorn was a symbol of bravery, intelligence, pride, healing, and more. Come explore the world of knights, kings, and queens of old. We'll learn about armor, coats of arms, and about life during the Days of Knights. Campers will create all kinds of heraldic and royalty inspired artifacts, and at the end of the week we'll share our accomplishments in an art exhibit for friends and family.

Allison Zito received a Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree from the University of the Arts. Her artwork has been exhibited in numerous museums including The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield MA, The Delaware Art Museum, The State Museum in Harrisburg PA, and The Philadelphia Museum of Art. Allison has decades of teaching experience, having taught an enormous variety of classes at The Philadelphia Museum of Art, at Harcum College in Bryn Mawr, PA, and at the University of Pennsylvania Morris Arboretum. She has been teaching Studio Art in the Upper Valley with excellent results at AVA Gallery, ArtisTree, Claremont Maker Space, and League of New Hampshire Craftsmen. Allison recently received an Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award and she just completed an art installation bringing awareness to Global Warming during her Artist in Residence at The Claremont Maker Space.