VITA ART CENTER’S art classes provide high-quality enrichment experiences in the visual arts for children & teens. Classes are taught by professional artists and instructors who design fun, and educational projects taught in a hands-on studio environment. Enrollment is limited to 10 students per class. Scholarships are available for families with financial need. Contact Mary Perez for more information 805-644-9214


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Fall Break Art Camp
  • Oct. 28 - Nov. 1, Mon-Fri

  • Ages 6 - 10

  • Instructor: Mary Perez and guest artist/instructors

  • Full Day: 9am - 3pm, $280. per week

  • Half Day: 9am - 12pm, $150. per week

Spend Fall Break playing, learning and experimenting as you have a ton of fun experiencing the joy of making art. Projects will include a variety of techniques and materials including painting, sculpture, drawing and more. All experience levels are welcome and supported with individualized instruction. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won't mind getting messy in. For full day campers please pack a snack as well.

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Home School Art Studio
  • Ages 7 -12

  • Tuesday, Aug 27 - Jan 21

  • Time: 10::00 - 1:00

  • Fees: $500. per semester

  •  Instructor: Mary Perez

  • No class Nov. 29

    Create, learn and experiment as you have a ton of fun experiencing the joy of making art. Projects will include a variety of techniques and materials including painting, sculpture, drawing and more. All experience levels are welcome and supported with individualized instruction.

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Ceramics - Wheel Throwing
  • Tuesdays, see date selections

  • Time: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

  • Ages 10 & UP 

  • Instructor: Wyatt Amend

  • No class 10/29

  • Fees: $125. per 6 class session
    This class is designed for beginners thru intermediate and will provide instruction in a relaxed fun atmosphere with lots of help and encouragement. You will learn the basic techniques of throwing on the wheel. All materials and kiln firing are included in the class price.

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DRAWING
  • Dates: Tuesdays, Nov. 5-Dec. 10

  • Time: 4:00 - 5:30

  • Fees: $100. per 6 class session

  •  Instructor: Colin Fraser Gray
    Students engage in drawing projects including portrait, still life and creative drawing 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.

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Home School - Art Explorers
  • Dates: Wednesdays, see date selections

  • Time: 12:30-2:00 p.m.

  • Instructor: Mary Perez

  • Fees: $100 per 6 class session

  • no class 11/27
    Each week we will jump into our time capsule and travel back in time to learn about a famous artist from the past. We will learn fun facts and hear stories about the artist, the techniques they used and about the period of time they lived in. Each weeks art projects will be inspired by a different famous artist. Most importantly we will have fun learning with lots of creating! Projects will include a variety of techniques and materials including painting, sculpture, drawing and more.

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Vita Art Studio
  • Wednesdays, see date selections

  • Time: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

  • Instructor: Mary Perez

  • Fees: $100.ºº, per 6 week session

  • no class Nov. 27
    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.

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CERAMICS - Hand building, Home School
  • Dates: Thursdays, see date options

  • Time: 10-11:30am

  • aInstructor: Sonya Burke

  • , no class Apr 4

  • Fees: $100 per 6 class session
    Find the magic hidden in clay as it transforms into art. The class will learn new skills in ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics.

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CERAMICS - Hand building
  • Thursdays, see date selections

  • Time: 4:00- 5:30 pm

  • Instructor: Sonya Burke

  • no class Nov. 28

  • Fees: $100 per 6 class session
    Find the magic hidden in clay as it transforms into art. The class will learn new skills in ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics.

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