Artists for Kids
After School Art

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‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚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. See below for info and to register!‚Äč‚Äč


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Registration for Winter 2023 classes is open!

‚ÄčClass Title
‚ÄčDescription‚ÄčDetails‚ÄčLocation‚Äč
‚ÄčClay Creations
‚ÄčStudents will learn a variety of techniques to create wild and wonderful ceramic creations. Students will have the opportunity to experiment with hand building, decoration, and glazing. ‚Äč ‚ÄčMondays (8)
Jan. 9 - Mar. 6, 2023
(no class Feb. 20th)
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 4-7
Class fee: $180

Instructor: TBD
‚ÄčArtists for Kids - Shadbolt Studio

2121 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7M 2K6

‚ÄčFull - Call for waitlist

‚ÄčArt Explorations
‚ÄčStudents will explore art concepts through a variety of mediums. Students will paint, draw and use multimedia to create personalized art pieces. Students are encouraged to try new things and explore.‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
Jan. 10 - Feb. 28, 2023
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 4-7
Class fee: $180

Instructor: Genevieve Bailey
‚Äč‚ÄčLarson Elementary, Portable 012
2605 Larson Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7N 3W4
‚ÄčRegister here
‚ÄčPainting with Wool: The Art of Felting
‚Äč‚ÄčStudents will be introduced to the magic of creating with wool in this dynamic class. Students explore techniques in needle and wet felting. They will learn to create both 3D and 2D shapes and designs and will complete an artwork in wool, inspired by the work of a prominent artist. ‚Äč‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
Jan. 10 - Feb. 28, 2023
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 4-7
Class fee: $180

Instructor: Theresa Jette
‚ÄčEastview Elementary, Rm 126

1801 Mountain Hwy, North Vancouver, BC V7J 2M7

‚ÄčRegister here
‚ÄčPrimarily Painting
‚ÄčIt‚Äôs Primarily Painting, but students will be introduced to other mediums such as printmaking and drawing that increase the artmaking fun. ‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
Jan. 10 - Feb. 28, 2023
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 1-3
Class fee: $180

Instructor: Catherine Schechter
‚ÄčArtists for Kids - Shadbolt Studio

2121 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7M 2K6

‚ÄčFull - call for waitlist
‚ÄčArt-Full Bookmaking!
‚ÄčStudents will have a "hoot" joining Mrs. Heather Korlak for four sessions creating hand-bound books, followed by four sessions creating owl-themed art with Mrs. Jennifer Butterfield. The projects will culminate in a hand-bound owl art booklet!
‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
Jan. 10 - Feb. 28, 2023
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 3-7
Class fee: $180

Instructor: Jennifer Butterfield / Heather Korlak

‚ÄčCove Cliff Elementary, Rm. 2
1818 Banbury Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7G 1W4
‚ÄčRegister here
‚ÄčEco Explorers
‚ÄčJoin us for an exciting exploration of a variety of art mediums that will include drawing materials, paint, clay, and collage. Students will create a variety of 2D and 3D works inspired by the natural environment.
‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
Jan. 10 - Feb. 28, 2023
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 4-6
Class fee: $180

Instructor: Heather Dewling

‚ÄčBlueridge Elementary, Rm. 105
2650 Bronte Dr, North Vancouver, BC V7H 1M4
‚ÄčFull - call for waitlist
‚ÄčThe ABCs of Art
‚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.
‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
Jan. 11 - Mar. 1, 2023
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 1-2
Class fee: $180

Instructor: Marcel Eugene

‚ÄčEastview Elementary, Rm 129

1801 Mountain Hwy, North Vancouver, BC V7J 2M7

‚ÄčRegister here 
‚ÄčWatercolours‚ÄčExplore the exciting world of watercolour painting. Students will learn to create artworks with washes of colour and build up surfaces with brilliant painting.‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
Jan. 11 - Mar. 1, 2023
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 3-7
Class fee: $180

Instructor: Caroline Falconer
‚ÄčBoundary Elementary, Rm. 011

750 26th St E, North Vancouver, BC V7K 1A4

‚ÄčFull - call for waitlist
‚ÄčDigital Art
‚Äč‚ÄčThis class incorporates modern technology as a tool for creative expression. Using a variety of graphic programs and techniques, students will develop their artistic skills to create digital artwork.‚Äč‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
Jan. 11 - Mar. 1, 2023
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 6-8
Class fee: $180

Instructor Nathalie Scott-Desfosses
‚Äč‚ÄčHandsworth Secondary, Rm. 1052
1033 Handsworth Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7R 2A7

‚ÄčRegister here
‚Äč√Čducation Artistique‚ÄčStudents will explore a variety of painting and drawing mediums inspired by artists throughout history - all the while extending their French language learning! The class will be conducted in French and is suitable for French Immersion students in grades 4-7.‚Äč Specifically, this term students will explore mediums, movements and artists such as Impressionism, Neoclassicism, Lichenstein, Klimt, acrylics, clay and much more.
‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
Jan. 11 - Mar. 1, 2023
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 4-7
Class fee: $180

Instructor: Laura Hall
‚ÄčBoundary Elementary, Rm. 010

750 26th St E, North Vancouver, BC V7K 1A4

‚ÄčRegister here
‚ÄčArt Adventure
‚ÄčStudents will have the opportunity to experience printmaking, sculpture, drawing, and painting through six individual projects.‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
Jan. 11 - Mar. 1, 2023
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 2-7
Class fee: $180

Instructor: Paul Best
‚Äč‚ÄčLynnmour Elementary, Multipurpose Room
800 Forsman Ave, North Vancouver, BC V7J 2G6
‚ÄčRegister here 
‚ÄčWoodworking‚ÄčStudents will be introduced to the magic and value of woodworking in this hands-on, dynamic workshop. Over the eight weeks, your child will be taught safe work habits while building cool projects and having fun.
‚ÄčThursdays (8)
Jan. 12 - Mar. 2, 2023
3:45pm - 5:15 pm
Grades 5-7
Class fee: $180

Instructor: Bob Miraftab
‚ÄčCarson Graham Secondary
2145 Mahon Ave, North Vancouver, BC V7M 2W7

‚ÄčFull - call for waitlist
‚ÄčTeen Sculpture & Mixed Media

‚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.

Thursdays (6)
Jan. 12 - Feb. 16, 2023
4:00  - 6:00 pm
Grades 8-12
Class fee: $180

Instructor: Kory Bogen
‚ÄčHandsworth Secondary, Rm 1051
1033 Handsworth Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7R 2A7


‚ÄčRegister here

All class information is subject to change prior to November 16th, 2022.

If you child requires support at school, or will be attending classes with a support worker, please contact afkinfo@sd44.ca as soon as possible after registering.

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


Fall 2022 After School Art Classes


‚Äč‚ÄčClass Title
‚ÄčDescription
‚ÄčDetails
‚ÄčLocation
‚Äč
‚ÄčClay Creations

Students will learn a variety of techniques to create wild and wonderful ceramic creations. Students will have the opportunity to experiment with hand building, decoration, and glazing. ‚Äč

‚ÄčMondays (8)
October 17 to December 12, 2022
(no class Oct. 31)
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 4-7
Class fee: $180

Instructor: Catherine Schechter
‚Äč‚ÄčArtists for Kids - Shadbolt Studio

2121 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7M 2K6

‚ÄčFULL

‚ÄčPainting with Wool:
The Art of Felting
‚Äč

‚ÄčStudents will be introduced to the magic of creating with wool in this dynamic class. Students explore techniques in needle and wet felting. They will learn to create both 3D and 2D shapes and designs and will complete an artwork in wool, inspired by the work of a prominent artist. ‚Äč


‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
October 18 to December 6, 2022
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 4-7
Class fee: $180

Instructor: Theresa Jette

‚ÄčEastview Elementary, Rm 126

1801 Mountain Hwy, North Vancouver, BC V7J 2M7

‚ÄčRegistration closed
‚ÄčPainting & Drawing

Students will explore the elements and principles of art as they experiment and play with a variety of mediums including drawing, painting, pastel, and collage. ‚Äč‚Äč


‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
October 11 to December 6, 2022
(no class Nov. 8th)
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 2-4
Class fee: $180

‚ÄčInstructor: Jackie Lamont

Canyon Heights Elementary, Rm. 210

4501 Highland Blvd, North Vancouver, BC V7R 3A2

Registration closed
‚ÄčPrimarily Painting

‚ÄčIt‚Äôs Primarily Painting, but students will be introduced to other mediums such as printmaking and drawing that increase the artmaking fun.  ‚Äč

Tuesdays (8)
October 11 to November 29, 2022
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 1-3
Class fee: $180

Instructor: Catherine Schechter
‚ÄčArtists for Kids - Shadbolt Studio

2121 Lonsdale Avenue, North Vancouver, BC V7M 2K6

‚ÄčFULL

‚ÄčAdventures in Drawing & Painting‚ÄčStudents will create exciting works of art using a variety of drawing and painting tools and processes while exploring the work of prominent artists. ‚Äč‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
October 11 to December 6, 2022
(no class Nov. 15)
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 4-7
Class fee: $180

Instructor: Genevieve Bailey
‚Äč‚ÄčLarson Elementary, Portable 012
2605 Larson Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7N 3W4
‚ÄčRegistration closed

‚ÄčWatercolour

‚ÄčExplore the exciting world of watercolour painting. Students will learn to create artworks with washes of colour and build up surfaces with brilliant painting. ‚Äč

‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
October 12 to November 30, 2022
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 3-7
Class fee: $180

‚ÄčInstructor: Caroline Falconer
‚ÄčBoundary Elementary, Rm. 011

750 26th St E, North Vancouver, BC V7K 1A4

‚ÄčFULL

‚ÄčArt Adventure

‚ÄčStudents will have the opportunity to experience printmaking, sculpture, drawing, and painting through six individual projects.‚Äč

‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
October 19 to December 7, 2022
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 2-7
Class fee: $180

‚ÄčInstructor: Paul Best

‚ÄčLynnmour Elementary, Multipurpose Room
800 Forsman Ave, North Vancouver, BC V7J 2G6

‚ÄčRegistration closed
‚ÄčThe ABCs of Art

‚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. ‚Äč

‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
October 19 to December 7, 2022
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 1-2
Class fee: $180

Instructor: Marcel Eugene
‚Äč‚ÄčEastview Elementary, Rm 129

1801 Mountain Hwy, North Vancouver, BC V7J 2M7

‚ÄčFull - Call for waitlist
‚Äč√Čducation Artistique

Students will explore a variety of painting and drawing mediums inspired by artists throughout history - all the while extending their French language learning! The class will be conducted in French and is suitable for French Immersion students in grades 4-7.‚Äč

‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
October 12 to November 30, 2022
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 4-7
Class fee: $180

‚ÄčInstructor: Laura Hall
‚Äč‚ÄčBoundary Elementary, Rm. 010

750 26th St E, North Vancouver, BC V7K 1A4

‚ÄčRegistration Closed
‚ÄčDigital Art

‚ÄčThis class incorporates modern technology as a tool for creative expression. Using a variety of graphic programs and techniques, students will develop their artistic skills to create digital artwork.‚Äč

‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
October 12 to November 30, 2022
3:45-5:15 pm
Grades 6-8
Class fee: $180

‚ÄčInstructor: Nathalie Scott-Desfosses

‚ÄčHandsworth Secondary, Rm. 1052
1033 Handsworth Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7R 2A7

‚ÄčRegistration Closed

‚ÄčMasterful Mixed Media

‚ÄčIn this class we will be exploring the subject of ELEPHANTS.  We will be using various mediums and techniques (acrylic and watercolour painting, collage, charcoal, printmaking, among others) to create exciting works of art.‚Äč

‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
October 19 to December 7, 2022
3:45 - 5:15 pm
Grades 4-7
Class fee: $180

‚ÄčInstructor: Jennifer Butterfield

‚ÄčCove Cliff Elementary, Rm. 5
1818 Banbury Rd, North Vancouver, BC V7G 1W4

‚ÄčRegistration closed‚Äč

All class information is subject to change prior to September 13th.

If you child requires support at school, or will be attending classes with a support worker, please contact afkinfo@sd44.ca as soon as possible after registering.

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‚Äč

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