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Alicia Gray

A passionate and creative educator, Alicia's teaching goal is to help students of all ages develop their own artistic voice and embrace their creativity. 

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Diana Martocchia

"Through observation, experience and reflection I ... encourage students to celebrate and value their unique selves; thus activating their
distinctive voice and expression of communication through their artwork." 

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Laura Root

Laura has a Masters in Teaching Art PreK-8 from Salem State University and has loved teaching art to children and adults since 2005.

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Art Teachers

April Vacation Programs

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Monday to Friday, April 20 - 24, 2020

For students ages 5 - 13

Extended Day is available from 8am to 5:30pm; details below. 

​Class Pricing​

  • Week of Full Days: $365  / Sibling receives 10% discount

    • 9am-4pm, includes a 1-hour lunch break with staff and active playground games.​

  • Half Days: $50 each (No sibling discount)

    • Morning, 9am-12pm or Afternoon, 1pm-4pm

    • Students staying the whole day are included in the 1-hour lunch break with staff

To Register

Click on REGISTER NOW and make selections on our Online Registration Portal.

  MONDAY  

MORNING

Watercolor

Learn basic brush techniques to load up with bright colors and create work based on O’Keefe’s and other artists paintings of nature.

AFTERNOON

Oil Pastels

Create a dreamy landscape inspired by Chagall’s work with brightly colored + dense oil pastels.

  TUESDAY  

MORNING

TBD

TBD

TBD

AFTERNOON

Animal Folk Art 

Most popular class!
Bring your pet’s photo or choose from our collection of animals to draw then paint with acrylic onto canvas as inspired by folk art.

  WEDNESDAY  

MORNING

Make Plushies!

Design + create your own stuffed animal plushie. Learn the blanket stitch or use glue and add details like eyes, hair, accessories and personality.

AFTERNOON

Warhol Printmaking

Carve stamps for printing out of styrofoam and use a roller with brightly colored printers ink to create bold animal portraits Warhol-style.

  THURSDAY  

MORNING

Pointillism with Acrylic

See for yourself - up close and from far away - how the work of Suerrat's pointillism can inspire your own work of art using acrylic paint. 

AFTERNOON

Mini Masterpieces 

Learn about work of the masters, then paint your interpretation of Picasso, Monet, or your choice with acrylics onto canvas.

  FRIDAY  

MORNING

Recycled Wild Creatures

Using recycled findings like containers, cardboard tubes and paper, create an imaginary creature to paint and take home.

AFTERNOON

Story Illustration

Learn basic drawing techniques, listen to a story, then illustrate whatever inpires you:  characters, landscape, or even what happens next!

 

 

 

April Vacation 2020 Program Details​

 

What Students Bring and Wear

  • Half day students must bring a water bottle and a peanut-free snack. 

  • Full day students must bring a water bottle, 2 small snacks and a lunch, all peanut-free.

  • Bottled water and snacks are for sale in the office for $1 each.

  • No refrigeration is available; please pack sufficient "blue ice" for food safety.

  • Weather permitting, we will go outside for snacks and lunch and stay in shady areas.

  • Students must wear closed toe shoes and clothing that can get painted, splotched and messy. No flip flops.

  • Students are not allowed to use phones or electronics during class. 

 

PLEASE NOTE: If your student has a food allergy or must have medication available during the program, please contact the office at 781-942-9600.

Arrival and Departure

  • Classrooms open for students 10 minutes before program start.

  • Parents/caregivers must walk their student into and out of class.

  • Parents/caregivers must sign students in and out on the attendance sheet.

  • If your student is a walker or will be arriving or leaving with a person other than the primary parent, please send a note with your student.

  • If your student will arrive more than 15 minutes late, please call the office.

 

Extended Day 

Pre-registration is required. Sign up via Google Form. Link coming soon.

  • Fee covers all siblings and is a flat rate, not sold by the hour)

    • 8am-9am: $10

    • 4pm-5:30pm: $16 

  • Activities may include art projects, games, puzzles, books, prop or costume making, etc. Students may be picked up in the CA office or the Art Studio.

  • If you will pickup your student more than 15 minutes early or late, please call the office at 781-942-9600. 

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call us!

We're happy to help! 781-942-9600.

CREATIVE ARTS

Phone 781-942-9600

Email office@weteachcreativearts.org

 

25 Woburn Street, Reading, MA 01867

Enter at rear of building (behind Reading Town Hall, at 32 Lowell St/Rt. 129.

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