Saturdays | 8 weeks | 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm | April 29 – June 24 *Skip May 20 for Victoria Day weekend*
Delve into the styles and techniques used by some of the most famous artists from around the world! Students will explore various genres such as still life, portraits, landscapes and more.
Visual arts classes for children include:
– All tools and materials
– Free tote bag to take your art projects home in
– Free t-shirt for messy fun!
Meet Your Instructor
Instructor Karen Johnston (B.F.A., RECE) received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from OCAD University in 2021 in Drawing and Painting and her Early Childhood Education Diploma from Durham College in 2018. Karen is a practicing artist, author, and illustrator of two children’s books (Mr. Bob’s Magic Ride in the Sky, 2002 and Six Owls and A Party, 2015). After working for many years in advertising as a layout artist, art director and freelance graphic designer, she established mosaicworks (2005), a small design studio that focuses on creating and teaching visual arts (more specifically drawing, painting and mosaicking) for which she has provided in-school workshops for students. In addition, Karen has worked at daycare centres as an RECE and Educational Lead.
Updated March 7, 2023
Registered Educational Programming Safety Protocols
The Aurora Cultural Centre is committed to creating a safe environment for you to enjoy live programming. All patrons are required to follow the Centre’s COVID-19 protocols as expressly outlined in our policies, and as guided by the Province of Ontario. The Centre reserves the right to continue health measures that may exceed current guidelines.
Please familiarize yourself with our current Health and Safety Guidelines on our COVID-19 Update page.