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Discover nature, graffiti and aliens at Salvaged art camp in Tahoe City

Salvaged, an artisan-based cooperative studio, will hold dynamic classes for ages 6 to 12.

Salvaged, an artisan-based cooperative studio, will hold dynamic classes for ages 6 to 12.

Salvaged art camps offered Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons a summer diversion for kids.

Longtime art teacher Alissa Morganti will lead classes 1-3:30 p.m. to explore nature, graffiti and even aliens.

Camp kicks off Tuesday, July 1, with an Art Explore camp running five consecutive Tuesdays. With its sunny deck and adjacent conservancy, Salvaged is situated for hiking outside and collecting inspiration for printmaking, art with nature and self portraits with found objects. This calls is for ages 6 to 12. Cost of $35 per session or 10 percent off all five sessions.

On Wednesday, July 2 and 9, Salvaged will offer Grafitti Art with found objects, Sharpies and spray paint to create large-scale graffiti art in Salvaged’s backyard space. This class is designed for ages 10 and up and is $35 per day.

Finally, on Wednesday, July 16, 23 and 30, Alien Art will take kids to far out creative places using glow-in-the-dark paint and other worldly stuff. Also designed for kids age 6 to 12, this class is $35 per session. All classes may be reserved online at www.salvagedtahoe.com/classes.

Salvaged, located at 585 West Lake Blvd. in Tahoe City offers a birthday party venue, artwork and re-purposed artisanal goods. Find a sample online at www.salvagedtahoe.com.

ABOUT ALISSA MORGANTI

Alissa Morganti has resided in Lake Tahoe for more than 15 years, teaching art in schools and art camps, including with the North Tahoe Arts Center. She holds a degree in art and a masters degree in environmental policy. When not teaching she’s busy with her three biggest creative feats, her children ages 4, 6 and 9.