Youth Classes

Spend a Saturday making art at Artspace! Students will work closely and learn from professional artists in a fun and inspiring studio environment.

Each class is individually priced. Members receive discounts.

July 2017

adult4Pinhole Camera Workshop with David Politzer

Saturday July 15

Ages: 13+
$80 members/$100 non-members

Did you ever wonder how a camera works? Believe it or not, you can make your own camera out of a few things picked out of your recycling bin. Join Artist-In-Residence, David Politzer for a one-day pinhole photography workshop. You will make your own pinhole cameras, use them to make paper negatives then make prints. Students should bring a cardboard oats can or other cardboard box and wear old clothes. We will work inside and outside. 


David Politzer is the 2017 Artspace Summer Artist in Residence. He is based in Houston, TX, and received his MFA in Photography from Syracuse University and a BS in Art from Skidmore College. David also studied at the Glasgow School of Art and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.

Solo exhibition venues include Artspace (CT), Museum of Northern Arizona, Real Art Ways, Roswell Museum and Art Center and Lawndale Art Center. Group show and screening venues include the Bronx Museum of the Arts, New Mexico Museum of Art, the Soap Factory, Southern Exposure, Vox Populi, video_dumbo and Gallery Korea. He was an artist in residence at Djerassi, Yaddo and Roswell Artist in Residence

Politzer also teaches in the Photography and Digital Media Program at the University of Houston.

Recent Classes

Graphic Novel Workshop

with guest artists David Anyanwu & Michael Mercer

Saturday, February 11, 2017

Ages: 13+
$80 members/$100 non-members
Materials included

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to meet these professional Anime artists! Join them to learn how to create your own graphic novel, with new techniques and a look at developing your own characters. Make new friends that share a love of all things anime. Find inspiration here, read up and come with your original ideas.

Anime Day Workshop

with guest artists David Anyanwu, Melissa Scarth & Michael Mercer

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Ages: 12+
$80 members/$100 non-members

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to meet these professional Anime artists! Join them to learn new techniques, develop your own characters and make new friends that share a love of all things anime. For more information, contact Angela Lombardi Zappala, Education & Outreach Coordinator.


Special Portfolio Review

Saturday, September 24, 2016

College Prep, for grades 9-12

Led by a panel of local college professionals and artists, review your portfolio, ask questions, and get advice about applying for art school.