Film Strip
 
Art Discovery
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Thursdays, 2/26-3/19, 4 sessions
Time: 1-2 p.m.
 

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Classes are engaging, fun and foster creativity. Children gleefully create their own masterpieces using a wide range of art materials and mediums. Children develop important school readiness skills such as fine motor skills, ability to listen and follow directions, cognitive skills, language and more in an enchanting environment that develops individual creativity.

 
Fees: $40.??
 
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.
 

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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

Homeschool Art Studio-Private Group
Build A Class
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Dates & Time to be determined
Time:
 

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Build a Class: Choose a day, time and art focus for your group. The price is based on the class size.

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.

REGISTRATION: Please put the start date and end date wanted and the amount of students in the comments field on the registration page we will get back to you with a quote based on your needs.

 
Fees: Determined by class size
 
To register for this class click here

Homeschool Art Studio-Private Group
Build A Class
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Dates & Time to be determined
Time:
 

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Build a Class: Choose a day, time and art focus for your group. The price is based on the class size.

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.

REGISTRATION: Please put the start date and end date wanted and the amount of students in the comments field on the registration page we will get back to you with a quote based on your needs.

 
Fees: Determined by class size
 
To register for this class click here

PRIVATE PAINTING PARTY
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 17
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
 
Come join us for a glass (or two) of wine and painting in a relaxed, fun environment, with expert guidance. No experience necessary. You will be lead, step-by-step, through the creation of an original piece of art to take home!
 
Fees: $40.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

ART EXPLORATION
Ages 4 - 6
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Tuesdays
Time: 10:00-11:00 a.m.
 

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AGES 4 - 6. Classes are engaging, fun and foster creativity. Students create their own masterpieces while learning new art skills.

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

Winter/Spring 2018:

Session 1: Feb. 20 - March 13

Session 2: March 20 April 17, no class4/3

Session 3: April 24 - May 15

 
Fees: $50.ºº per session (4 classes)
 
To register for this class click here

COMMUNITY ART DAY
$5. Sundays
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: First Sunday of every month, (see dates below)
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
 

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All ages are welcome to come and join the fun! The first Sunday of every month Vita Art Center will be hosting community art classes with a new project each month. You bring your creativity and we provide the rest. Ages 10 & under must be accompanied by an adult.

BACK IN OCTOBER

 
Fees: $5. per person pre-register or pay at the door
 
To register for this class click here

SUMMER ART CAMP
SUMMER WEEK 1
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: June 18 - June 22, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 9am -12pm
 

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Spend the week playing, learning and experimenting as you have a ton of fun experiencing the joy of making art. Projects will include a variety of techniques and materials including painting, sculpture, drawing and more. All experience levels are welcome and supported with individualized instruction. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won’t mind getting messy in. FULL DAY OPTION:If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for the afternoon session separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days, kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

 
Fees: $100.ºº
 
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.
 

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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.
 

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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

MINIATURE DREAM HOME
SUMMER WEEK 5
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 16 - July 20
Time: 9am - 12pm
 

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Instructor: Mary Perez, This is the week to build your dream home, tree house, fairy house, castle or whatever tickles your fancy, all in miniature. We will spend the week building our houses and everything to go inside it. Furniture, Wallpaper, flooring and more. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won’t mind getting messy in. FULL DAY OPTION:If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for the afternoon session separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days, kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

 
Fees: $100.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

FANTASTIC ART
SUMMER WEEK 6
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 23 - July 27
Time: 9am - 12pm
 

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Young artists explore their imagination and creativity while learning to enhance their art skills. Projects include creating imaginary creatures, and drawing from mythology. A variety of techniques and materials will be used throughout the week including painting, drawing and sculpture. The class is structured to encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of skills. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won’t mind getting messy in. FULL DAY OPTION:If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for the afternoon session separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days, kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

 
Fees: $100.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

ART FACTORY, up-cycled art
SUMMER WEEK 3
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 2 - July 6, (no class July 4)
Time: 1pm -4pm
 

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Rethink everyday discarded and found objects and give them a new life by up-cycling them into amazing pieces of art. Students explore, combine, layer and experiment with both traditional and nontraditional materials to create one-of-a-kind compositions and fabulous 3D formations. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won’t mind getting messy in. FULL DAY OPTION:If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for the morning session separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days, kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

 
Fees: $85.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

DRAWING & CREATING FROM NATURE
SUMMER WEEK 8
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: August 6 - August 10
Time: 9am -12pm
 

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Instructor: Mary Perez & Colin Gray. Attention nature lovers! Nature will be the source of inspiration and fun all week. We will draw, experiement and use nature in our art making. Throughout this fun week young artists will observe and draw nature while learning techniques to improve their drawing skills. We will also be exploring different art forms such as painting and mixed media. Campers will look to the many wonders of nature to experiment and use in our art making. FULL DAY OPTION:If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for the afternoon session separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days, kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

 
Fees: $100.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

ART FACTORY, up-cycled art
SUMMER WEEK 3
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 2 - July 6, (no class July 4)
Time: 1pm -4pm
 

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Rethink everyday discarded and found objects and give them a new life by up-cycling them into amazing pieces of art. Students explore, combine, layer and experiment with both traditional and nontraditional materials to create one-of-a-kind compositions and fabulous 3D formations. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won’t mind getting messy in. FULL DAY OPTION:If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for the morning session separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days, kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

 
Fees: $85.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

MINIATURE HOMES
SUMMER WEEK 5
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 16 - July 20
Time: 9am - 12pm
 

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Instructor: Mary Perez, This is the week to build your dream home, tree house, fairy house, castle or whatever tickles your fancy, all in miniature. We will spend the week building our houses and everything to go inside it. Furniture, Wallpaper, flooring and more. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won’t mind getting messy in. FULL DAY OPTION:If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for the afternoon session separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days, kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

 
Fees: $100.ºº
 
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.
 

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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

ART & SCIENCE
SUMMER WEEK 2
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: June 25 - June 29
Time: 9am -12pm
 

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Question like a scientist and create like an artist. Projects throughout the week will combine the 2 worlds with hands on activities that include creative thinking and problem-solving. Experiments and art projects will make for a fun and engaging week. We will make some of our own art materials, use art to record what we observe, design, build and have a fun time doing it all. FULL DAY OPTION:If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for the afternoon session separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days, kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

 
Fees: $100.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

ART & SCIENCE
SUMMER WEEK 4
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 9 - July 13
Time: 1pm -4pm
 

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Question like a scientist and create like an artist. Projects throughout the week will combine the 2 worlds with hands on activities that include creative thinking and problem-solving. Experiments and art projects will make for a fun and engaging week. We will make some of our own art materials, use art to record what we observe, design, build and have a fun time doing it all. FULL DAY OPTION:If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for the afternoon session separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days, kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

 
Fees: $100.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

ART EXPLORERS
SUMMER WEEK 3
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 2 - July 6, (no class July 4)
Time: 9am -12pm
 

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Each day we will jump into our time capsule and travel back in time to learn about a famous artist from the past. We will learn fun facts and hear stories about the artist, the techniques they used and about the period of time they lived in. Each days art projects will be inspired by a different famous artist. Most importantly we will have fun learning with lots of creating! Projects will include a variety of techniques and materials including painting, sculpture, drawing and more. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won’t mind getting messy in. FULL DAY OPTION:If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for the afternoon session separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days, kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

 
Fees: $85.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

ART EXPLORERS
SUMMER WEEK 6
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 23 - July 27
Time: 1pm-4pm
 

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Each day we will jump into our time capsule and travel back in time to learn about a famous artist from the past. We will learn fun facts and hear stories about the artist, the techniques they used and about the period of time they lived in. Each days art projects will be inspired by a different famous artist. Most importantly we will have fun learning with lots of creating! Projects will include a variety of techniques and materials including painting, sculpture, drawing and more. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won’t mind getting messy in. FULL DAY OPTION:If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for the morning session separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days, kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

 
Fees: $100.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

ANIMAL ART BONANZA
SUMMER WEEK 7
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 30 - Aug 3
Time: 9am -12pm
 

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Instructor: Mary Perez. If your an animal lover, this is the class for you! All of the inspiration for this camp will be from the animal kingdom. Throughout this fun week we will be exploring different art forms such as painting, drawing, mixed media media, sculpting and more. FULL DAY OPTION:If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for the afternoon session separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days, kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

 
Fees: $100.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

LOMA VISTA- After School Art Studio
Winter/Spring 2018
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Wednesdays, See Dates Below
Time: 2:40 - 3:40
 

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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. Grades K - 5

Class meets in Room 5

Winter: Jan. 24 thru Feb.28

Spring: Mar. 7 thru Apr 18

Spring 2: April 25 - May 30

 
Fees: $75. for 6 sessions
 
To register for this class click here

PIERPONT- After School Art Studio
Winter/Spring 2018
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: Mondays, seed dates below
Time: 2:40 - 3:40
 

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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. Grades K - 5

PLEASE PUT THE SESSION YOU"RE SIGNING UP FOR IN THE COMMENTS FIELD:

WINTER/SPRING SESSIONS:

Winter 1: Jan. 8 thru Feb. 19 (no class 1/15

Winter 2: Feb. 26 thru April 9 (no class 4/2)

Spring 1: April 16 thru May 21

 
Fees: $75. for 6 classes
 
To register for this class click here

SUMMER ART CAMP
SUMMER WEEK 5
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: July 16 - July 20, Mon. - Fri.
Time: 1pm-4pm
 

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Spend the week playing, learning and experimenting as you have a ton of fun experiencing the joy of making art. Projects will include a variety of techniques and materials including painting, sculpture, drawing and more. All experience levels are welcome and supported with individualized instruction. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won’t mind getting messy in. FULL DAY OPTION:If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for the morning session separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days, kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

 
Fees: $100.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

SUMMER ART CAMP
SUMMER WEEK 8
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: August 6 - August 10
Time: 1pm-4pm
 

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Spend the week playing, learning and experimenting as you have a ton of fun experiencing the joy of making art. Projects will include a variety of techniques and materials including painting, sculpture, drawing and more. All experience levels are welcome and supported with individualized instruction. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won’t mind getting messy in. FULL DAY OPTION:If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for the afternoon session separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days, kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

 
Fees: $100.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

DRAW & GET CREATIVE
SUMMER WEEK 1
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: June 18 - June 22
Time: 1pm-4pm
 

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Instructor: Colin Gray & Mary Perez. Engage in fun drawing projects that encourage creative expression, concept development, and advancement of basic drawing skills. Students draw 3D objects and increase their knowledge of the effects of light on form, volume and line. The class will also learn a variety of art making techniques where we will take the drawing skills we learn into a more expressive and creative place. Pack a snack and beverage and dress in clothes you won’t mind getting messy in. FULL DAY OPTION:If you are looking for a full day camp, sign up for the morning session separately. A supervised lunch time is included for full days, kids need to pack a lunch, a snack and a beverage.

 
Fees: $100.ºº
 
To register for this class click here

ART ASSISTANT in training
SUMMER WEEKS 1 - 9
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: SEE DATES BELOW
Time: 9am - 12pm or 1pm-4pm
 

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If you love art and working with younger students, this program is for you! Mentor a younger student during class while doing your own art! Enrollment is limited to 3 students per week.

*REGISTRATION NOTE: PUT THE WEEK YOUR REGISTERING FOR IN THE COMMENTS FIELD

WEEK 1, June 18 - June 22,

WEEK 2, June 25 - June 29

WEEK 3, July 2 - July 6, (no class July 4)

WEEK 4, July 9 - July 13

WEEK 5, July 16 - July 20

WEEK 6, July 23 - July 27

WEEK 7, July 30 - Aug 3

WEEK 8, August 6 - August 10

WEEK 9, Aug. 13 - Aug. 17

 
Fees: $75.ºº per week
 
To register for this class click here

VOLUNTEER AT VITA THIS SUMMER
SUMMER WEEKS 1 - 9
 
Instructor: Mary Perez
Dates: SEE DATES BELOW
Time: 9am - 12pm or 1pm-4pm
 

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Vita Art Center is looking for a select group of teens to volunteer in assisting our instructors in teaching art to youth. If you are 14 or older, dependable, love art and like working with younger children the Vita Art Center would like you to join our team of volunteers. Contact Mary Perez for more information and inquiries 805-644-9214. *REGISTRATION NOTE: PUT THE WEEK YOUR REGISTERING FOR IN THE COMMENTS FIELD

WEEK 1, June 18 - June 22,

WEEK 2, June 25 - June 29

WEEK 3, July 2 - July 6, (no class July 4)

WEEK 4, July 9 - July 13

WEEK 5, July 16 - July 20

WEEK 6, July 23 - July 27

WEEK 7, July 30 - Aug 3

WEEK 8, August 6 - August 10

WEEK 9, Aug. 13 - Aug. 17

 
Fees: $10., one time fee
 
To register for this class click here