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Saturdays | 8 weeks | Class skips October 12 and November 16

Travel to the past to discover how art has changed throughout history and be inspired to create pieces based on key artists and movements, from Picasso to Pop Art and everything in between and beyond. Your emerging artist will learn composition, design, perspective and more, while having fun and creating unique pieces. Students will be working with a number of mediums such as acrylic paint, watercolour, pastels, and charcoal, along with techniques such as printmaking and collage to create two dimensional and three-dimensional works.

Visual arts classes for children include:

  • All tools and materials
  • Studio-style learning
  • Visits to the Centre’s onsite galleries
  • End-of session art show
  • Free t-shirt for messy fun!

Meet Your Instructor

Instructor Danielle Zafirovski is a teacher with York Region District School Board and a practicing visual artist, specializing in painting and printmaking. Danielle has her Fine Arts degree (B.F.A.) from Queen’s University and her Teaching degree (B.Ed, Arts Integration) from York University. Danielle is OCT certified to teach Primary, Junior, Intermediate, and Senior Visual Arts and History. She has also taken additional qualifications in Special Education Pt. 1 and English as a Second Language Pt. 1. As an LTO teacher with YRDSB Danielle has taught at Unionville PS, Central Park PS, Mount Joy PS, Ellen Fairclough PS, and Markham District HS. She has also taught at YRDSB Arts Camp along with Art Grid in Richmond Hill. Danielle is excited to bring her passion and expertise to our children’s programs!