Artists for Kids
After School Art

‚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. 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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Registration for Spring 2022 After School Art classes is now open!

‚ÄčClass‚ÄčDescription‚ÄčInstructor‚ÄčDetails
‚ÄčFee‚ÄčRegistration
‚ÄčAdventures in Drawing & Painting
(In-person)
Students will create exciting works of art using a variety of drawing and painting tools and processes while exploring the work of prominent artists.
‚ÄčChris Altrogge
‚ÄčTuesdays (8)
April 12 - May 31
3:45-5:15pm
Grades 4-7
Artists for Kids, Shadbolt Studio
(2121 Lonsdale Avenue)
$175Full
‚ÄčArt for Small Hands
(In-person)
‚ÄčStudents will experiment with drawing, painting and mixed media. Through fun art projects, they will be introduced to the elements and principles of art.
‚ÄčColette Doan
Tuesdays (8)
April 12 - May 31
3:45 - 5:00pm
Grades K-1
Lynn Valley Elementary, Rm. 205
(3207 Institute Rd)
$175Full
‚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)
April 12 - May 31
3:45-5:15pm

Grades 3-7
Boundary Elementary, Rm. 011
(750 26th St E.)
$175Full
‚ÄčClay Creations
(In-person)

Students 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.

Parvin Peivandi
‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
April 13 - June 1
3:45-5:15pm
Grades 4-7
Artists for Kids, Shadbolt Studio
(2121 Lonsdale Ave)
$175Full
‚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)
April 13 - June 1
3:45-5:15pm
Grades 2-5
Lynnmour Elementary, Multipurpose Room (800 Forsman Avenue)
‚Äč$175‚ÄčFull
‚ÄčMasterful Mixed Media
(In-person)

‚ÄčJoin us for an exciting exploration of ICE CREAM using art mediums that include drawing, painting, pastel, collagraph printmaking, collage, and clay. 

‚ÄčJennifer Butterfield
‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
May 4 - June 22
3:45-5:15pm
Grades 3-6

Cove Cliff, Rm. 5
(1818 Banbury Rd)
‚Äč$175‚ÄčFull
‚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)
April 13 - June 1
3:45-5:00pm
Grades K-1
Eastview Elementary, Rm. 129
(1801 Mountain Hwy)
‚Äč$175‚ÄčFull
‚ÄčThe Art of Felting
(In-person)
‚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 will, inspired by the work of a prominent artist.
‚ÄčTheresa Jette
‚ÄčWednesdays (8)
April 13 - June 1
3:45 - 5:15pm
Grades 4-7
Eastview Elementary, Rm 126
(1801 Mountain Hwy)

‚Äč$175Registration closed
‚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)
April 14 - June 9 (no class on May 19)
3:45-5:15pm
Grades 1-3
Artists for Kids, Shadbolt Studio
(2121 Lonsdale Avenue)
$175Full
‚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)
April 14 - May 19
4:00-6:00pm
Grades 8-12
Handsworth Secondary, Rm. 1051
(1044 Edgewood Rd)
‚Äč$175Closed

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.

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 |Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed Statutory Holidays