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NEW – Registration for all Aurora Cultural Centre programs is now on the Town of Aurora’s e-PLAY website.
You must sign-in or create an account to complete registration.
If new to e-PLAY, visit here to create an account.
In-person registration is also available at the
Aurora Family Leisure Complex (AFLC) or Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex (SARC)

All programs continue to be part of the Aurora Cultural Centre. 

Saturdays | 8 Weeks | April 13 – June 15, 2024 [SKIP May 4 and 18]
3:00 – 5:00 pm | Ages 11 to 15 years

Location: Aurora Town Hall, 3rd Floor Program Room, 100 John West Way
Enter from the Upper/North side

Youth artists are invited to explore and acquire skills in various genres, including still life, portraits, landscapes and more. The course incorporates learning about the influences of famous artists and their techniques, incorporating this newfound knowledge into their work. This course offers a range of new techniques and styles to keep the youth artist engaged at all stages of their art journey. All materials are provided for this class.

Meet Your Instructor

Instructor Karen Johnston (B.F.A., RECE) is an Artist, a passionate Maker and an Early Childhood Educator based in Toronto. Her creative abilities paired with her understanding of child development form a well-balanced partnership. After working for many years in advertising as a layout artist, art director and freelance graphic designer Karen established mosaicworks, a small studio that embraces traditional fine art (drawing, painting and mosaicking).   

Karen’s teaching portfolio (present and past) includes The Aurora Cultural Centre, The City of Toronto (Cedar Ridge Creative Centre), The Canadian Contemporary School of Art, The City of Oshawa (The Art Resource Centre), and The McMichael Canadian Art Collection. 

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