Youth & Teen Art Studios

Youth Art Studios are a wonderful opportunity for young artists to get direct instruction from one of our artist-instructors. These tuition-based classes are offered in a variety of media for ages 8 – 18 and vary in length from 4 –8 sessions. Students work on projects throughout the week as they delve into art topics, explore different media, and new ways of making. Homeschool classes are also available..

Class enrollment is limited to 10 to 15 students per class guaranteeing one-on-one instruction and allowing the artist-instructor to get to know students and their work. Please review registration guidelines and policies prior to registering.

Student Release Form

Student release form should be completed and sent to communityart@utsa.edu. Those registering online will be prompted to fill out the form after completing the student registration. NOTE: All forms must be completed prior to the start of the first class.

Student Release Form

Registration Information

Classes are open-enrollment to the community. Class registration is a simple process. Read 'How to Register' below to get started. Click here to view all registration policies and guidelines, including information on payments, class withdraws and cancellations, refunds, and more.


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Youth Classes - Spring 2023

Course Description

Curious, creative children interested in exploring different types of art making will love this class! Classes will focus on learning different techniques with a variety of media in this drop off class. From drawing with charcoal, and oil pastels, to watercolor painting, and collage, students will explore a new media and topic each week with open ended projects that allow them to carve their own artistic path. Class sizes are small to allow for a lot of individual attention in this 3-hour long class.

Instructor

Jenny Giuffrida

Dates

  • Section A: Tue, Feb 7 – 28 | 1:00 – 4:00pm
  • Section B: Tue, Mar 21 – Apr 11 | 1:00 – 4:00pm

Location

Blumenthal Studio | Negley Building

Sessions

4

Tuition - Regular

$165

Tuition - Friends

$150

Course Description

Strengthen skills and exploration in art making! This class is rooted in the principles of art, art history, and exploration of various mediums and individual expression. Each week students work in different medias to explore drawing, painting, pastels, fibers and more! Class sizes are small to allow for a lot of individual attention in this 2-hour long class.

Instructor

Mary Lustri

Dates

  • Section A: Sat, Jan 28 – Mar 4 | 1:00 – 3:00pm
  • Section B: Sat, Mar 18 – Apr 29 (no class Apr 22)| 1:00 – 3:00pm

Location

Hennessey Studio | Negley Building

Sessions

6

Tuition - Regular

$200

Tuition - Friends

$185

Course Description

This class is all about the built environment. Students will learn the process of building an architectural model utilizing concepts, drawing, scaling to size and eventually building their own model. This is a great class for students interested in how buildings are designed, engineered, and constructed.

Instructor

Romeo Perez

Dates

  • Sat, Mar 18 – Apr 8 | 1:00 – 4:00pm

Location

Kimbro Studio | Urschel Building

Sessions

4

Tuition - Regular

$165

Tuition - Friends

$150

Course Description

Learn the foundations of classical perspective to apply to contemporary drawings and designs. There is a science to observation. By building a solid foundation in technical perspective drawing, students will strengthen their ability to draw from life and photos and learn how to draw from their imaginations with accuracy and precision.

Instructor

Hillary Rochow

Dates

  • Sat, Mar 18 – Apr 8 | 1:00 – 4:00pm

Location

Bowers Studio | Negley Building

Sessions

4

Tuition - Regular

$165

Tuition - Friends

$150

Course Description

This class will be all about action, customizing and fun! This course is a crash course in the basics of action figure making. From kitbashing, custom sculpting, silicone mold making and resin casting, students will leave with a completed action figure of their own complete with custom packaging.

Instructor

Josh Herrin

Dates

  • Sat, Mar 4 & 11 | 1:00 – 5:00pm

Location

Block Studio | Negley Building

Sessions

2

Tuition - Regular

$145

Tuition - Friends

$130

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