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Ages 10 & UP

VITA ART CENTERS art classes provide high-quality enrichment experiences in the visual arts for ages 10 & Up. Classes are taught by professional artists and instructors who design fun, challenging and educational projects taught in a hands-on studio environment. Enrollment is limited to 10 students per class. Scholarships available, call Mary Perez at 805-644-9214 for more information.

For Scholarship Application click here

Please print and fill out a Student Emergency Form prior to the first class. Click here for form

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SUMMER 2017 REGISTRATION OPEN, scroll down for a full schedule

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TEEN ART PROGRAMS

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SATURDAY ART ACADEMY
Winter/Spring 2018
 
Instructor:
Dates: Saturdays, January 13 thru June 9
Time: 10-11:30
Class Code: satart
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Vita Art Center's Art Academy is a hands on creative studio environment that teaches the fundamentals of art and the development of each student's artistic skills, expression, style and visual vocabulary. The program will help students develop core skills and a strong foundation to build their artistic talents on. Each section lasts 4 weeks and is taught by outstanding local artists/instructors each teaching in their area of expertise. Spaces are limited and fill on a first come first serve basis. Questions regarding this program can be directed to Mary Perez at 805- 644-9214

Throughout the year students will be offered the following:

* Art History

* Drawing and Composition

* Ceramics

* Drawing with Color

* Portrait and figure drawing

* Painting with color theory

* Sculpture

* Painting with concept development

No Class: Apr. 8

 
Fees: $65. for 4 classes
 
To register for this class click here

HOME SCHOOL TEEN ART
Winter/Spring 2018
 
Instructor:
Dates: Mondays, On going
Time: Mondays, 12:30 - 2:00
Class Code: HSTEEN
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Teens meet weekly for art school quality technique and concept development. Local professional artists also join us every few weeks to share their expertise. This is a unique exploration of what it means to be an artist and why we become the artists we do. The mission of Vita Art Center's Teen Art Program is to connect teenagers to contemporary visual art and artists in Ventura. Our Teen Art Program presents opportunities for young people to meaningfully interact with outstanding local artists from a variety of disciplines. During the art programs, students create their own artwork with support and guidance. Students are offered instruction in a variety of mediums.

 
Fees: $65. for 4 classes
 
To register for this class click here

Home School Art Studio
Winter/Spring 2018
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Mondays
Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Class Code: hsmonf
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Explore the fundamental concepts, skills and techniques of creating art. This specialized art program gives young artists the opportunity to explore their creativity under the direction of our instructors in a hands on studio environment. Students will learn skills and techniques in multiple mediums while creating amazing works of art. Each week the class will focus on a different artist, country or medium. Each student will then create their own artwork using techniques and inspiration from that weeks focus.

PLEASE PUT THE SESSION YOU ARE SIGNING UP FOR IN THE COMMENTS FIELD ON THE REGISTRATION PAGE:

WINTER/SPRING SESSIONS:

Winter 1: Jan. 8 thru Feb. 5 (no class 1/15

Winter 2: Feb. 12 thru Mar. 5

Spring 1: Mar. 12 thru April 9 (no class 4/2)

Spring 2: April 16 thru May 7

 
Fees: $65 per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

ART STUDIO AT VITA
Winter/Spring 2018
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Mondays (see dates below)
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Class Code: ASF17
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Explore the fundamental concepts, skills and techniques of creating art. This specialized art program gives young artists the opportunity to explore their creativity under the direction of our instructors in a fun and engaging, hands on studio environment. Students will learn skills and techniques in multiple mediums while creating amazing works of art. Each week the class will focus on a different artist, country or medium. Each student will then create their own artwork using techniques and inspiration from that weeks focus. 4 classes.

PLEASE PUT THE SESSION YOU ARE SIGNING UP FOR IN THE COMMENTS FIELD ON THE REGISTRATION PAGE:

WINTER/SPRING SESSIONS:

Winter 1: Jan. 8 thru Feb. 5 (no class 1/15

Winter 2: Feb. 12 thru Mar. 5

Spring 1: Mar. 12 thru April 9 (no class 4/2)

Spring 2: April 16 thru May 7

 
Fees: $65 per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

CERAMICS
Winter/Spring 2018
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Wednesdays (see dates below)
Time: 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Class Code: CRFL17
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Pinch, Roll, Squeeze... Students will find the magic hidden in clay as they transform it. The class will learn new skills in ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics. 4 sessions.

•REGISTRATION NOTE: Please put the session you will be signing up for in the comments field of the registration page.

Winter/Spring 2018

Winter 1: Jan. 10 - Jan. 31

Winter 2: Feb. 7 thru Mar. 7 (No class 2/14)

Spring 1: Mar. 14 thru Apr. 11 (No class 4/4)

Spring 2: April 18 thru May 16

 
Fees: $65 per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

HOME SCHOOL ART STUDIO
Winter/Spring 2018
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Wednesdays (see dates below)
Time: 10:00 - 11:30
Class Code: HSWEDST
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Explore the fundamental concepts, skills and techniques of creating art. This specialized art program gives young artists the opportunity to explore their creativity under the direction of our instructors in a hands on studio environment. Students will learn skills and techniques in multiple mediums while creating amazing works of art. Each week the class will focus on a different artist, country or medium. Each student will then create their own artwork using techniques and inspiration from that weeks focus.

PLEASE PUT THE SESSION YOU ARE SIGNING UP FOR IN THE COMMENTS FIELD ON THE REGISTRATION PAGE:

WINTER/SPRING SESSIONS:

WINTER 2: Feb. 7 thru Feb. 28

SPRING 1 Mar. 7 thru Mar. 28

Spring 1: Apr. 11 thru May 2

 
Fees: $65 per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

HOME SCHOOL CERAMICS
Winter/Spring 2018
 
Instructor: Sonya Burke
Dates: Wednesdays (see dates below)
Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Class Code: HSWED17
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Pinch, Roll, Squeeze... Students will find the magic hidden in clay as they transform it. The class will learn new skills in ceramics and exercise their imagination as they explore sculptural and functional ceramics. 4 sessions.

•REGISTRATION NOTE: Please put the session you will be signing up for in the comments field of the registration page.

Winter/Spring 2018

Winter 1: Jan. 10 - Jan. 31

Winter 2: Feb. 7 thru Mar. 7 (No class 2/14)

Spring 1: Mar. 14 thru Apr. 11 (No class 4/4)

Spring 2: April 18 thru May 16

 
Fees: $65 per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

Home School Art Academy
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Thursdays thru May 24
Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Class Code: HSAATH
Ages 10 & UP
 

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Vita Art Center's Art Academy is a hands on creative studio environment that teaches the fundamentals of art and the development of each student's artistic skills, expression, style and visual vocabulary. The year long program will help students develop core skills and a strong foundation to build their artistic talents on. Each section is taught by outstanding local artists/instructors each teaching in their area of expertise. Spaces are limited and fill on a first come first serve basis. Questions regarding this program can be directed to Mary Perez at 805- 644-9214

Throughout the year students will be offered the following classes, each section will last 4 weeks:

* Art History

* Drawing and Composition

* Ceramics

* Drawing with Color

* Portrait and figure drawing

* Painting with color theory

* Sculpture

* Painting with concept development

No Class: Oct. 26, Nov. 23, Dec. 21, Dec. 28, Jan. 4, and Apr. 5

 
Fees: $65 per 4 classes
 
To register for this class click here

MOSAICS
One Day Workshop
 
Instructor: Maribel Hernandez
Dates: Saturdays, see dates below
Time: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Class Code: MOSFL
Ages 10 & UP
 

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In this fun and inspiring class students explore the many possibilities of mosaic art. Students will learn how to work with materials and tools while creating a one of a kind mosaic art piece to take home!

Please put the day your signing up for in the comments field of the registration page.

Saturday, February 10

Saturday, April 21

 
Fees: $65.00
 
To register for this class click here