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Art Explorers (3rd-5th)

Art Explorers gives upper elementary students the opportunity to take a deeper dive into art making, grow their creative thinking skills and broaden their art making experiences while learning about art history. Each week we will focus on an art element and medium or technique that is inspired by an artwork or diverse array of artists from around the world. Students will use a variety of media including watercolor, collage, mixed media, printmaking, sculpture and clay. Through art making, students will make cross curricular connections with science, history, math, and language arts. Students can expect to create artworks that take more than one class period to complete and to work on at least one group project during the school year to build leadership and collaboration. All supplies and clay firing fees included.


Copy/Supply fee: $55.00 (paid to Stephanie Barr at Orientation or the first class)
Tuition fee: $350 ($35.00/month for 10 months - August-May or $39 if prorated or on a 9 month payment plan)


Stephanie Barr

B.F.A., Art Education, VCU
Arts in Healthcare, University of Florida

Stephanie graduated from VCU with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Art Education and is certified K-12. She created a homeschool arts program at the Petersburg Area Art League while homeschooling her 3 boys. In 2015, Stephanie left the art league and started Pens, Paper & Paint LLC, a mobile arts education business, serving families throughout the Richmond region. In 2019, she completed a rigorous Arts in Healthcare program at UF and began delivering quality visual arts programming to senior living and dementia care residents in the area. Stephanie has two homeschool graduates (2019, 2021), a 9th grader currently attending Bridge Academy and is an active member of Second Branch. In her spare time, you can find Stephanie in her flower beds, creating mixed media art pieces and enjoying the area's arts and cultural events.

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