Youth Arts Program
2023 Fall Semester Course Offerings
 09/05/2023 – 12/09/2023

*Select both daily classes unless otherwise picking your child up early or dropping them off later.


Ceramics: Clay Basics —  (K-2nd, 3rd-5th)

Teaching Artist: Nadia Malik

Projects will cover hand building, developing textures, and possibly an introduction to wheel throwing. Students will work together and independently to explore art in clay.


Art: Mixed Media — (K-2nd, 3rd-5th)

Teaching Artist: Khadija Jahmila

Engage in well-rounded art sessions with recycled materials sure to spark uninhibited creativity. From hand-cut collage and yarn wrapping to repurposed CD artwork, students will flex and elevate their CHAW-some talents while creating from sustainable sources.


Art: Drawing Techniques  — (K-2nd, 3rd-5th)

Teaching Artist: Carolina Mayorga

Projects in all classes encourage creativity and imagination while providing foundational knowledge and skills building using a wide variety of traditional and contemporary drawing techniques and materials. 


Ceramics:  Handbuilding and More  — (K-2nd, 3rd-5th)

Teaching Artist: MC Cummings

Students will learn how to design and create projects from clay and basic materials. They will be encouraged to practice skills and use their imaginations to create special works they will take home throughout the semester.


Art: 3D Sculptures — (K-2nd, 3rd-5th)

Teaching Artist: Carolina Mayorga

This is an exploration of art and design concepts, styles, and inspiration found throughout history provides a rich context for student discovery and development in 3-dimensional media. 


Art: Cartooning —  (K-2nd, 3rd-5th)

Teaching Artist: Blas Goncalves Borrega

This class will focus primarily on shape language, proportion, and composition, with a little emphasis on anatomy, layout and perspective. The young artists will be able to create stories and characters that they can share with classmates and families.


Art: Fabrics & Textiles — (K-2nd, 3rd-5th)

Teaching Artist: Sara Leonard

Students will use felts and fabrics to create functional art like pouches and wallets. Once they learn basic stitching skills, they will be able to create works to gift to their family and friends at holiday time.


Theater: Intro to Creative Expression — (K-2nd, 3rd-5th)

Teaching Artist:  Jose Rufino

Local actor and teaching artist, Jose Rufino will inspire and guide your little ones in the fundamentals of theater! In this class your tiny people will learn the basics of theater through games and play. The goal is fun first, getting them on their feet and building a world full of characters and possibilities second. They’ll be learning acting & theatrical collaborative skills through a variety of exercises & activities, which will be the building blocks for your future thespian!