Artists for Kids
After School Art

‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚ÄčArtists for Kids offers After School Art classes for students each Fall, Winter and Spring term. All art supplies and materials are included in the course fee. Taught by art specialist teachers and assisted by secondary art students, our classes provide students the opportunity to further their artistic ability and foster positive attitudes towards the visual arts. This year, we are excited to be offering both in-person and virtual classes! See below for info and to register!‚Äč‚Äč

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We are pleased to offer the following After School Art classes in the fall of 2021. Registration is now open!


‚ÄčClass‚ÄčDescription‚ÄčInstructor‚ÄčDetails
‚ÄčFee‚ÄčRegistration
‚ÄčAdventures in Cartooning & Illustration
(Virtual)
‚ÄčBring your own stories and characters to life in this interactive virtual class exploring cartoons and illustration! Students will develop drawing techniques and try out a variety of materials as they develop their artistic skills and learn about the work of prominent artists and illustrators.

Note: All supplies are included in the fee. Participants will be contacted when the supplies are ready to be picked up at the AFK office.
‚ÄčTanja Macek

‚ÄčMondays (8)
Oct. 18 - Dec. 6
3:50-4:30pm
Grades 3-5
Virtual, via MS Teams
‚Äč$120‚ÄčRegister here
‚ÄčClay Creations
(In-person)
‚ÄčStudents will learn different techniques to create some wild and wonderful ceramic creations. Students will have the opportunity to experiment with hand building, decoration, and glazing.
‚ÄčSuzanne Brumec
‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
Oct. 12 - Nov. 30
3:45-5:15pm
Grades 4-7
Carson Graham Secondary, Rm. D102
$175Register here
‚ÄčArt for Small Hands
(In-person)
‚ÄčStudents will experiment with drawing and painting processes. Through fun art projects, they will be introduced to the elements and principles of art.
‚ÄčColette Doan
‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
Oct. 12 - Nov. 30
3:45-5:00pm
Grades K-1
Lynn Valley Elementary, Rm. 205
$175‚ÄčFULL
Call for waitlist
‚ÄčWatercolour
(In-person)
‚ÄčExplore the exciting world of watercolour painting. Students will learn to create artworks with washes of colour and build up surfaces with brilliant painting.
‚ÄčCaroline Falconer
‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
Oct. 12 - Nov. 30
3:45-5:15pm
Grade 3-7
Boundary Elementary, Rm. 011
$175FULL
Call for waitlist
‚ÄčAdventures in Drawing and Painting
(In-person)
‚ÄčStudents will create exciting works of art using a variety of drawing and painting tools and processes while exploring the works of prominent artists.
‚ÄčChelsea Uphoff
‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
Oct. 13 - Dec. 1
3:45-5:15pm
Grades 4-7
Artists for Kids, Shadbolt Studio
(2121 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver)
$175FULL
Call for waitlist
‚ÄčArtful Adventures
(In-person)
‚ÄčInspired by Canadian artists, students will create a variety of 2D and 3D works in response to what they see.
‚ÄčPaul Best
‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
Oct. 13 - Dec. 1
3:45-5:15pm
Grades 1-5
Lynnmour Elementary, Multipurpose Room
‚Äč$175‚ÄčFULL
Call for waitlist
‚Äč‚ÄčThe ABCs of Art
(In-person)
‚Äč‚ÄčStudents will explore artists and art movements through the alphabet. Through fun drawing and painting projects, they will be introduced to the elements and principles of art. ‚ÄčMarcel Eugene‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
Oct. 13 - Dec. 1
3:45-5:00pm
Grades K-1
Eastview Elementary, Rm. 129
‚Äč$175‚ÄčRegister here
‚ÄčMasterful Mixed Media
(In-person)
Join us for an exciting exploration of a variety of art mediums including drawing, printmaking, watercolour and acrylic painting, among others. Students will produce an exciting portfolio of artwork!
‚ÄčJennifer Butterfield
‚ÄčThursdays (8)
Oct. 14 - Dec. 9  (No class Nov. 11)
3:45-5:15pm
Grades 2-4
Cove Cliff Elementary, Rm. 2-111
‚Äč$175Register here
‚ÄčPrimarily Painting
(In-person)
‚ÄčIt's Primarily Painting, but students will be introduced to other mediums such as printmaking and drawing that increase the artmaking fun.
‚ÄčCatherine Schechter
‚ÄčThursdays (8)
Oct. 14 - Dec. 9 (No class Nov. 11)
3:45-5:15pm
Grade 1-3
Artists for Kids, Shadbolt Studio
(2121 Lonsdale Ave, North Vancouver)
$175‚ÄčFull
Call for waitlist
‚ÄčTeen Sculpture and Mixed Media
(In-person)
‚ÄčStudents will learn construction and decoration techniques using clay and glaze, engage with other 3D materials, and do some printmaking using professional supplies and equipment. No experience necessary.
‚ÄčKory Bogen
‚ÄčThursdays (6)
Oct. 14 - Nov. 25 (No class Nov. 11)
4:00-6:00pm
Grades 8-12
Handsworth Secondary, Rm. 104
‚Äč$175‚ÄčRegister here

A limited number of bursaries are available for those in need of financial support. Please contact AFK for more information on bursaries.

Cancellation policy:

  • if student withdraws two business days prior to start of first class - refund full amount

  • if student withdraws within two business days of the start of the class or after attending first class only - refund full amount minus $30.00 processing fee

  • if student withdraws after attending second class - no refunds


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Artists for Kids

2121 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, BC, V7M 2K6 | 604-903-3798 AFKinfo@sd44.ca‚Äč |Tuesday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed for Statutory Holidays