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Ages 10 & UP

VITA ART CENTERS art classes provide high-quality enrichment experiences in the visual arts for ages 10 & Up. Classes are taught by professional artists and instructors who design fun, challenging and educational projects taught in a hands-on studio environment. Enrollment is limited to 10 students per class. Scholarships available, call Mary Perez at 805-644-9214 for more information.

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Please print and fill out a Student Emergency Form prior to the first class. Click here for form

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TEEN ART PROGRAMS

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COMMUNITY ART DAY
$5. Sundays
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: First Sunday of every month, (see dates below)
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Class Code: CMART
Ages 10 & UP
 

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All ages are welcome to come and join the fun! The first Sunday of every month Vita Art Center will be hosting community art classes with a new project each month. You bring your creativity and we provide the rest. Ages 10 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

Sunday, Mar. 5, 2017

Sunday, Apr. 2, 2017

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Sunday, Jun. 4, 2017

 
Fees: $5. per person pre-register or pay at the door
 
To register for this class click here

MOSAICS
One day workshop
 
Instructor: Maribel Hernandez
Dates: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 1 - 5 p.m.
Class Code: MSIC16
Ages 10 & UP
 

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In this fun and inspiring class students explore the many possibilities of mosaic art. Students will learn how to work with materials and tools while creating a one of a kind mosaic art piece to take home!

 
Fees: $65.00
 
To register for this class click here

DRAWING
Learn to draw or improve your skills
 
Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
Dates: Tuesdays, see dates below
Time: 4:00 - 5:30
Class Code: DRWWS
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Students engage in drawing projects that encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of basic drawing skills. Students draw 3D objects and increase their knowledge of the effects of light on form, volume and line.

•REGISTRATION NOTE: Please put the session you will be signing up for in the comments field on the registration page.

WINTER/SPRING SESSIONS:

Winter 2: Feb. 7 - Feb. 28, 2017

Winter 3: Mar. 7 - Mar. 28, 2017

Spring 1: Apr. 11 - May 2., 2017

Spring 2: May 9 - May 30, 2017

 
Fees: $65.
 
To register for this class click here

ART STUDIO at Vita
FALL & WINTER SESSIONS
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Mondays, Sept. 12 - Oct.3 (ongoing, see dates listed below)
Time: 4:00 - 5:30
Class Code: ASMONFL
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Explore the fundamental concepts, skills and techniques of creating art. This specialized art program gives young artists the opportunity to explore their creativity under the direction of our instructors in a fun and engaging, hands on studio environment. Students will learn skills and techniques in multiple mediums while creating amazing works of art. Each week the class will focus on a different artist, country or medium. Each student will then create their own artwork using techniques and inspiration from that weeks focus.

•REGISTRATION NOTE: Please put the session you will be signing up for in the comments field of the registration page.

FALL & WINTER:

Session 3: Nov. 14 - Dec. 5, 2016

Winter 1: Jan. 9 - Feb 6, 2017 (no class 1/16)

Winter 2: Feb. 13 - Mar. 13, 2017 ( no class 2/20)

Spring 1: Mar 20 - Apr 17, 2017 (no class 4/3)

Spring 2: Apr 24 - May 15

 
Fees: $65.00
 
To register for this class click here

Home School Art Academy
FALL, 2016
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Thursdays, Starting October 13
Time: 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Class Code: HSAATS
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Vita Art Center's Art Academy is a hands on creative studio environment that teaches the fundamentals of art and the development of each student's artistic skills, expression, style and visual vocabulary. The year long program will help students develop core skills and a strong foundation to build their artistic talents on. Each section is taught by outstanding local artists/instructors each teaching in their area of expertise. Spaces are limited and fill on a first come first serve basis. Questions regarding this program can be directed to Mary Perez at 805- 644-9214

Throughout the year students will be offered the following classes, each section will last from 4 to 5 weeks:

* Art History

* Drawing and Composition

* Ceramics

* Drawing with Color

* Portrait and figure drawing

* Painting with color theory

* Sculpture

* Painting with concept development

No Class:Dec. 20, Dec. 27 and April 4,

 
Fees: Fees: $496.25, ($16.25 per class plus a one time $25. materials fee)
 
To register for this class click here

CERAMICS
FALL & WINTER SESSIONS
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Wednesdays, on going see dates below
Time: 4:00 - 5:30
Class Code: ASWEDFL
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Pinch, Roll, Squeeze... Students will find the magic hidden in clay as they transform it. The class will learn new skills in ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics.

•REGISTRATION NOTE: Please put the session you will be signing up for in the comments field of the registration page.

FALL & WINTER:

Session 3: Nov. 16 - Dec. 14, 2016, (no class Nov. 23)

Winter 1: Jan 11 - Feb 1, 2017

Winter 2: Feb. 8 - Mar 1, 2017

Winter 3: Mar 8 - Mar 29, 2017

Spring 1: Apr 12 - May 3, 2017

Spring 2: May 10 - May 31, 2017

 
Fees: $65.00 per session
 
To register for this class click here

Home School Art Academy
WAITING LIST ONLY
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Thursdays thru May 25
Time: 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Class Code: HSTHU1
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Vita Art Center's Art Academy is a hands on creative studio environment that teaches the fundamentals of art and the development of each student's artistic skills, expression, style and visual vocabulary. The year long program will help students develop core skills and a strong foundation to build their artistic talents on. Each section is taught by outstanding local artists/instructors each teaching in their area of expertise. Spaces are limited and fill on a first come first serve basis. Questions regarding this program can be directed to Mary Perez at 805- 644-9214

Throughout the year students will be offered the following classes, each section will last from 4 to 5 weeks:

* Art History

* Drawing and Composition

* Ceramics

* Drawing with Color

* Portrait and figure drawing

* Painting with color theory

* Sculpture

* Painting with concept development

No Class: Nov. 24, Dec. 22, Dec. 29, and April 6,

Fees: $65 per 4 classes, ($16.25 per class plus a one time $25. materials fee)

 
Fees: CLASS FULL - Waiting list only
 
To register for this class click here

SATURDAY ART ACADEMY
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: SATURDAYS, On going thru June 17
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Class Code: SATAA16
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Ages 8 & Up. Vita Art Center's Art Academy is a hands on creative studio environment that teaches the fundamentals of art and the development of each student's artistic skills, expression, style and visual vocabulary. The year long program will help students develop core skills and a strong foundation to build their artistic talents on. Each section is taught by outstanding local artists/instructors each teaching in their area of expertise. Spaces are limited and fill on a first come first serve basis. Questions regarding this program can be directed to Mary Perez at 805- 644-9214

Throughout the year students will be offered the following classes, each section will last from 4 to 5 weeks:

* Art History

* Drawing and Composition

* Ceramics

* Drawing with Color

* Portrait and figure drawing

* Painting with color theory

* Sculpture

* Painting with concept development

No Class: December 24, December 31, and April 8

 
Fees: $65.00 per month. Autopay $62.per month
 
To register for this class click here

Home School Art Studio
FALL & WINTER SESSIONS
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Mondays (ongoing, see dates listed below)
Time: 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Class Code: HSMON16
Ages 10 & UP
 

HS_artstudio.jpg
Explore the fundamental concepts, skills and techniques of creating art. This specialized art program gives young artists the opportunity to explore their creativity under the direction of our instructors in a fun and engaging, hands on studio environment. Students will learn skills and techniques in multiple mediums while creating amazing works of art. Each week the class will focus on a different artist, country or medium. Each student will then create their own artwork using techniques and inspiration from that weeks focus.

•REGISTRATION NOTE: Please put the session you will be signing up for in the comments field of the registration page.

FALL & WINTER:

Session 3: Nov. 14 - Dec. 5, 2016

Winter 1: Jan. 9 - Feb 6, 2017 (no class 1/16)

Winter 2: Feb. 13 - Mar. 13, 2017 ( no class 2/20)

Spring 1: Mar 20 - Apr 17, 2017 (no class 4/3)

Spring 2: Apr 24 - May 15

 
Fees: $65.ºº per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

Home School Ceramics
FALL & WINTER SESSIONS
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Wednesdays, On going see schedule below
Time: 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Class Code: HSWED12
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Pinch, Roll, Squeeze... Students will find the magic hidden in clay as they transform it. The class will learn new skills in ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics. 4 sessions.

•REGISTRATION NOTE: Please put the session you will be signing up for in the comments field of the registration page.

FALL & WINTER:

Session 3: Nov. 16 - Dec. 14, 2016, (no class Nov. 23)

Winter 1: Jan 11 - Feb 1, 2017

Winter 2: Feb. 8 - Mar 1, 2017

Winter 3: Mar 8 - Mar 29, 2017

Spring 1: Apr 12 - May 3, 2017

Spring 2: May 10 - May 31, 2017

 
Fees: $65.ºº per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here