Hofstra Art Experience Gets Creative

At the Hofstra Art Experience, campers experience multiple art disciplines. “We are currently offering cartooning, painting and clay to children in grades 2 through 9,” said Roberta Melnick, who supervises the program. “We try to foster an atmosphere where children can create their art in a relaxed environment.” Melnick started out as an instructor at Hofstra Summer Camps, teaching clay in 1991. She became director of the program two years later. After teaching art in the NYC public school system for 25 years, she retired in 2016. “I now spend my time enjoying life with my husband, children and especially… Read more »

Take Our Virtual Tour and Enjoy a Day of Camp

What fun! You can go to camp from the comfort of your home with our new virtual tour of Hofstra Summer Camps starring former camper Brendan McCann. Choose your own adventure IRL at www.hofstra.edu/camp Check out some behind the scenes photos:

A Life in Art: Professor Evangeline Christodoulou

When Professor Evangeline Christodoulou went to art school, she became excited about immersing herself in art – from glassblowing to ceramics to printmaking. “I couldn’t get enough!” she said. “I never wanted to stop creating. The feeling of accomplishment and learning how to manipulate all kinds of mediums and having any kind of art at my fingertips was amazing to me. To even think I could do this the rest of my life was astounding. Being on my own, as a young adult, there was nothing else but to learn, think, create and breathe art. It was heaven on Earth!”… Read more »