Visual Arts Program

 

Art Adventures with Mommy/Daddy

This class is meant for the very young and young at heart (you) to enjoy some quality time together! Through messy sensory exploration, play and experimentation, your little bundle of joy will discover basic art elements through a wide variety of mediums and fun art activities. Emphasis is given to the journey of creating art; not on the end result. This is your time with your daughter/son to smile, let go and build memories together. It is a wonderful way to show your love and support!
 Class for 1 and 2 years old.
 1 hour per week. Monthly registration options for fall and spring. Classes begin the 1st of each month.
 Registration includes a free t-shirt for you and your messy little artist! Also, the materials fee is waived for this class.

Artsy Little Ones

If your precious daughter/son loves to create and doodle everywhere (even on your walls, for example), then this class would be a great opportunity for s/he to redirect their artistic urges! Similar to our “Art Adventures with Mommy/Daddy” classes, your little artistic one will be introduced to a wide variety of materials and basic art elements through sensory art activities. One or more of our nurturing and attentive art instructors (depending on the class size) will guide the messy class while your little artists play, explore, and develop their artistic abilities!
 Class for 3 to 5 years old.
 1 hour per week. Monthly registration options for fall and spring. Classes begin the 1st of each month.
 Registration includes a free t-shirt for your artsy little one! Also, the materials fee is waived for this class.

Artsy Kids

Your artsy kid will be introduced to the wonderful art of drawing, painting, collage, and sculpture! There will be fun independent and collaborative assignments during our classes to encourage appreciation for different styles and ideas. The art activities will encourage them to be imaginative during their journey of self expression and exploration.
 Class for 6 to 9 years old.
 1.5 hour per week. Monthly registration options for fall and spring. Classes begin the 1st of each month.
 Registration includes a free t-shirt for your artsy kid!

Artsy Tweens – Collage

Your artsy tween will be introduced to the basic techniques, concepts and master artists behind the art of collage. Students will be encouraged to begin/keep using a sketchbook as it promotes practice, confidence, and creativity outside of class. There will be fun independent and collaborative assignments during our classes to encourage appreciation for different styles and ideas. The art activities will not only teach your tween ways to create a photomontage or decoupage, for example, but will also encourage them to be imaginative during their journey of self expression and exploration.
 Class for 10 to 13 years old.
 1.5 hour per week. 2 and 4 months registration options for fall and spring.
 Registration includes a free t-shirt for your artsy tween!

Artsy Tweens – Drawing

Your artsy tween will be introduced to the basic techniques, concepts and master artists behind the art of drawing. Students will be encouraged to begin/keep using a sketchbook as it promotes practice, confidence, and creativity outside of class. There will be fun independent and collaborative assignments during our classes to encourage appreciation for different styles and ideas. The art activities will not only teach your tween ways to shade and use line when drawing, for example, but will also encourage them to be imaginative during their journey of self expression and exploration.
 Class for 10 to 13 years old.
 1.5 hour per week. 2 and 4 months registration options for fall and spring.
 Registration includes a free t-shirt for your artsy tween!

Artsy Tweens – Painting

Your artsy tween will be introduced to the basic techniques, concepts and master artists behind the art of painting. Students will be encouraged to begin/keep using a sketchbook as it promotes practice, confidence, and creativity outside of class. There will be fun independent and collaborative assignments during our classes to encourage appreciation for different styles and ideas. The art activities will not only teach your tween ways to blend colors when painting, for example, but will also encourage them to be imaginative during their journey of self expression and exploration.
 Class for 10 to 13 years old.
 1.5 hour per week. 2 and 4 months registration options for fall and spring.
 Registration includes a free t-shirt for your artsy tween!
   Please Note: Oil paints are not used in this class. They are introduced in our “Artsy Teens – Painting” (14-17 years old) class level.

Artsy Teens – Drawing and Collage

Your artsy teen will be introduced to a higher level of technique, art concepts and movements behind the art of drawing and collage. Students will be encouraged to begin/keep using a sketchbook as it promotes practice, confidence, and creativity outside of class. The art activities will not only challenge your teen with ways to improve their two point perspective drawings, for example, but will also encourage them to be imaginative during their journey of self expression and exploration. Teens who are interested in pursuing a career and/or college experience in fine art will have the support of the art instructor and the opportunity to build their artistic portfolios.
 Class for 14 years old and high school students.
 1.5 hour per week. 2 and 4 months registration options for fall and spring.
 Registration includes a free t-shirt for your artsy teen!

Artsy Teens – Painting and Collage

Your artsy teen will be introduced to a higher level of technique, art concepts and movements behind the art of painting and collage. Students will be encouraged to begin/keep using a sketchbook as it promotes practice, confidence, and creativity outside of class. The art activities will not only challenge your teen with ways to improve their painting’s atmospheric perspective, for example, but will also encourage them to be imaginative during their journey of self expression and exploration. Teens who are interested in pursuing a career and/or college experience in fine art will have the support of the art instructor and the opportunity to build their artistic portfolios.
 Class for 14 years old and high school students.
 1.5 hour per week. 2 and 4 months registration options for fall and spring.
 Registration includes a free t-shirt for your artsy teen!

Artsy Adults

This is a fun, open studio where our adult students are able to create works with the 2-dimentional art medium(s) of their choice. Art instructors will motivate and guide our artsy adults by introducing and/or refreshing them on various art concepts, techniques and sources of inspiration. This is a wonderful class for those of you who want to try something new, or for those who have always had a passion for art and would like the time to be creative and challenged. Students will be encouraged to try different mediums, concepts and techniques as this builds confidence and self exploration.
 Class for 14 years old and high school students.
 1.5 hour per week. 2 and 4 months registration options for fall and spring.
 Registration fee for this class is waived and our artsy adults get a free t-shirt!

Portfolio Prep for Future Artists

For students who are interested in pursuing an opportunity in an arts magnet middle or high school, our Portfolio Prep for Future Artists program will help prepare your child for the interview and audition. Our instructors will review the student’s portfolio one-on-one to give feedback and recommendations in regards to what area(s) they believe your child could strengthen their artistic portfolios. Such arts magnet middle and high schools include, but are not limited to, the following:
 Coral Reef Senior High School
 Design and Architecture Senior High
 Doral Academy Preparatory School
 Miami Arts Charter School
 Miami Arts Studio
 Michael Krop Senior High School
 New World School of the Arts
 South Miami Middle School
 Southwood Middle School Center for the Arts
We also offer Portfolio Prep for students interested in pursuing an opportunity in an arts college or university.
Please contact us for more information on our Portfolio Prep for Future Artists program. We would love to help your young one reach their artistic goals!