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middle + high school classes

our fall semester runs from Sept 7 - Dec 22

we will be closed nov 23-26 for thanksgiving,

but classes will be in session all other days and holidays.

*registration for fall classes opens july 6 at noon*

For summer programs for rising 6th-9th graders, 

please visit our summer camp page


weekday classes

6th and 7th Grade

Portfolio Prep 

with rosie

Ages: 6th-8th Graders

Class Time: 5:30-6:45pm

Dates: Every Thursday, 9/07/23 - 12/21/23*

*No class 11/23 for Thanksgiving

This class is designed to be taken for 3 semesters, followed by our 8th Grade Fall Portfolio Intensive the next year if needed.

Join us for our first session of 6th and 7th grade Portfolio Prep!

Semester 1

This semester we will focus on drawing objects from observation using pencil and charcoal. Through exercises and longer finished drawings we will learn essential drawing techniques including using line, tone, shadow and perspective. Students will begin practicing drawing basic objects and will then have the opportunity to set up their own still lives using objects they are interested in drawing. 

Semester 2

This semester we will focus on drawing self portraits from observation using pencil. We will practice drawing faces and noticing their specificities, drawing from photos, from others in the class and from observation in the mirror. We will strive to see new things about ourselves and to make self portraits that show personality and expression, in addition to essential observational drawing skills.


Semester 3

This semester we will focus on drawing the human body. Beginning with photos and wooden figures we will begin to understand anatomy and proportion in the body, noticing weight and balance. We will move on to drawing from live models, using charcoal and practicing gesture, shape, volume and mark making.


These three semesters will prepare students to have three main elements of the high school application portfolio, and will help them build essential drawing skills to use in their creative work. In addition to this class, students should be working on their own personal art, to develop these skills but also to show their specific artistic interests and style. In 8th Grade Portfolio students will collect these pieces in addition to other creative pieces students have made in their free time, and we will build a strong portfolio together. 


If you are not applying for an art high school, but are still interested in developing your observational drawing skills in a focused environment, you are welcome to join us.

$565 (All Materials Included) THIS CLASS IS FULL

*Cost is for Fall semester only. Registration for future semesters will open later this fall, and will be priced according to number of class sessions.

weekend classes

8th Grade Portfolio Intensive 

with hattie

Ages: 6th-8th Graders

Class Time: 3:00-5:30pm

Dates: Every Sunday, 9/10/23 - 12/17/23*

*No class 11/26 for Thanksgiving

In this intensive, we will be preparing a visual arts portfolio as part of the high school audition process. We will be focusing on creating high quality pieces for the following requirements: drawings from observation including a self-portrait, a still life, and a figure drawing, as well as the fantastical sandwich. We will provide students with a portfolio checklist, and also discuss how to photograph pieces successfully and organize a portfolio. This semester-long class is only open to 8th graders and will include opportunities to work on individual projects. 

$1050 (All Materials Included) - 2 spaces remaining!

*This class runs through December 17th as the Department of Education High School Application often shifts or gets extended. 


9-12th grade classes:

We are interested in providing programming for 9-12th grade students!

All of the classes we have offered for this age group so far, however, have had no enrollment

so we are not offering any new classes at this time.

If you are a 9th-12th grader interested in Art classes (or the parent of one), please email us!

We would love to get your input to create a class.

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