Fall ART Classes to encourage AND motivate…

Everyone needs support, especially when trying new things.

REGISTER TODAY for CCA’s Art enrichment kid’s league starting this September!

BROWSE ALL FALL 2019 CLASSES NOW

We boast confident, happy & excited children leaving our studio after each class.

What can your child develop?

Parents are often skeptical to over-schedule their children in the fall.  School teachers warn parents to keep extra classes to a minimum during transitions.

We find, however, that CCA’s art classes are an exception. Why?

Because they are child-directed. They focus on exploration, as well as whatever is going on that day with each student, and acts as a supportive therapy in their schedule versus an extra “activity.”

Our studio is a place where children can rest from their busy schedules, receive individualized attention and to express themselves with or without words.

Au Revoir Spring 2019! à la prochaine fois

Our finale to les Printemps 2019 was at the Metropolitan Museum of Art! We took one last art adventure exploring Modern, Contemporary & Fashion Art!

Highlighted exhibits included Epic Abstraction & Camp: Notes on Fashion

Epic Abstraction with Louise Nevelson’s monochromatic installation art exploring overlapping lines and shapes with Ages 2-4

Epic Abstraction with Jackson Pollock’s Drip Paintings exploring abstract expressionism, material use, balance and composition with Ages 6-9

See more of our Met Tour HERE! And see you for our June Art Camp! REGISTER NOW

5 Reasons Art is Important to Me:

Did we say 5? We just couldn’t stop there! Check out what our Art Adventurers are saying about Art after taking part in our after school programs/ tours.

Seeing is believing! Let’s get inspired together. Join us in an Art Adventure (with proration) or for a $45 trial class! (Class Schedules)

OR

General Inquiry / Create Your Own Class

Stop-Motion Animation At Art Adventures June Camp

Inspired by William Kentridge (click link for more on the artist) and his charcoal stop-motion animations during our week 1 of June Art Camp…we created our own! Working in teams, our 8-9 year old campers created Charcoal Drawing animations while our 5-6 year old campers created Dry Erase Marker Drawing animations.  These teams created new friendships through their daunting collaborations!

Now Check Out Our Camp’s Creative Animations on Facebook!

JOIN US for our final 2018 June Art Camp! HURRY & Register TODAY for next week’s camp (June 25th-29th AM or PM)

Story-telling, Drawing, Patience & Teamwork were all important skills that flourished in this great collaborative project!

2018 NEW YEAR AND STUDIO GUGGENHEIM TOUR

The Holidays and 2017 flew by with so much art at CCA! We have a lot to be thankful for… Wishing everyone a great start to 2018 and may it be filled with exciting new Creative ADVENTURES!  CLICK HERE for 2018 SPRING NEW classes &  tours!

Art and China after 1989:Theater of the World Exhibit @ the Guggenheim

Studio Adventures Pastel Drawing from our Tour at the Guggenheim

Check out more of our DEC. 2017 Adventures with our Studio class at the Guggenheim! HERE

Happy Art-making in the New Year!

Don’t Forget!

…to check out one of the many contemporary artists who has inspired us here at CCA: Rachel Whiteread at the Luhring Augustine Galleries!

Rachel Whiteread Inspired work by our Art Adventurers!

Rachel Whiteread Inspired work by our Art Adventurers!

Rachel Whiteread's "Embarkment" at Tate Modern

Rachel Whiteread’s “Embarkment” at Tate Modern

This is the final week with the show closing this weekend: December 19th in Chelsea and the 20th in Bushwick Click HERE for details and happy Art Adventures!

Food is On Our Minds!

Taking from the greats such as Renaissance painter, Giuseppe Arcimboldo, contemporary artist Philip Haas created 3D fiberglass sculpture versions of his works, The Four Seasons. These will surely inspire all ages in Art Adventures for our current 3D food art project! Just in time for Thanksgiving, who is hungry for art?! Check out the fantastic sculptures by our Art Adventurers HERE

TN-ad.Giuseppe Arcimboldo The Four Seasons, 1573 TN-ad.Haas The Four Seasons

TN-ad.Arcimbolo Food Face Sculpture Relief   TN-ad.older sample side

Faces, Faces Everywhere!

We have taken much inspiration from artists of both past and present recently!  Using multiple paper materials, model magic and even recycled products, our adventurers created face sculptures as inspired by french contemporary artist, Junior Fritz Jacquet (check out his work HERE) and silly “Pop Art” masks as inspired by Roy Lichtenstein!

TN-silly posing with our pop art masks TN-JFJ-TP face sculpture TN-Junior Fritz Jacquet TP face sculptures

 

 

Happy Mother’s Day! Chihuly-Inspired Macchia (spotted) Bowl For MOM

Art Adventurers had a ball making these organic and colorful forms based on Glass Artist Dale Chihuly’s works!

To see more of Chihuly’s amazing pieces…visit:  www.chihuly.com

 

As inspired by the works of Pop Artist Roy Lichtenstein and Comic book artists from around the world, check out our original comic strips!

Thank you again to our visiting artist, Jaye Collins for showing our Art Adventures Studio all about this style and drawing techniques!