Young Artists Drawing + Painting

Ages 9 - 12

Develop and expand drawing and painting skills using a wide variety of media while working from observation, memory, and imagination. Visits to the Museum of Art give students the opportunity to connect with works of art while learning about famous artists.  Materials provided. 

SATURDAYS, 9 - 11:30 am | SESSION 3/16 - 4/20
6 classes | 15 contact hours | Location: 503 William Street, Studio Building, Upper Level

+ SCHOLARSHIPS: Need-based scholarship request forms are available HERE >

+ IMPORTANT: To ensure the age appropriateness of the curriculum, children must meet the age requirement listed with each course description by the beginning of class.

+ SNACK: Please provide a snack/water for your child every day. There will be a supervised snack break each day at mid-morning.

+ SMOCKS: The projects are fun but can be messy at times. Bring a smock (old shirt or apron) or simply dress for the mess. 

+ CAMPUS: Visit Studio Building Reception for help and directions to classrooms. View the College of Art and Design Campus Map >

Class Age Key:
+ ART EXPLORATIONS I = All classes for ages 4+5
+ ART EXPLORATIONS II = All classes for ages 6-8, non-sequential
+ YOUNG ARTISTS = All classes for ages 9-12, non-sequential
+ TEEN = Classes for ages 13-17
+ ADULTS and 16 + = Adult classes that are open to older teens
+ ADULTS = Classes for ages 18+

Meet your instructor, Sarah Kilian! (She/Her)

Instructor Sarah Kilian

SARAH KILIAN has taught art in the Utica City School District since 1990. She is a graduate of William Smith College in Geneva, NY.  Sarah received her MS in art education from Syracuse University.

Ages 9 - 12 | Young Artists Drawing + Painting