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Art Xpress

3-week mini-session in April and May for grades K-adult

Art student creating dog sculpture

Art Xpress

  • 3-week art classes in April & May for grades K-adult
  • All art supplies are included
  • Art Xpress registration deadline is one week prior to class start date
  • No refunds after deadline
  • Art Xpress classes take place at CSA Visual Art Studio:
    1825 College Ave. Wheaton, IL.

Download the Art Xpress pages from the Summer 2018 brochure (pdf).

art sculpture of a zebra mask

Paper Mâché Mask (Gr K-3) 

Learn to create with paper mâché! In the first week, use a balloon armature and paper mâché to create the mask shape. In the weeks to follow, you will add 3 dimensional features, paint and finishing details–and it's ready to wear!

APR 21, 28, May 5 | S | 11 am-12 pm | Art Studio | $45
Jenny Nagle, CSA Visual Arts Faculty

Sculpture of ice cream bowl

Ceramic Ice Cream Bowl (Gr K-3)

I scream! You scream! We all scream for our own ice cream bowl. Learn simple hand-building techniques, like pinch pottery and coil building to create an ice cream bowl that you will embellish with colorful food-safe glazes. 

APR 9, 16, 23 | M | 4-5 pm | Art Studio | $45  FULL
APR 12, 19, 26 | TH | 5-6 pm | Art Studio | $45
Jenny Nagle, CSA Visual Art Faculty

Art sculpture of a funky head

Funky Head Sculpture (Gr 4-8)

Cut, Carve and Create! Using panels of foam insulation, design, build and paint your own larger-than-life funky head sculpture.

APR 12, 19, 26 | TH | 6-7:30 pm | Art Studio | $50 
Jenny Nagle, CSA Visual Art Faculty

art sculpture of dog mug

My Own Mug (Gr 4-8)

Design and create your own mug! Learn ceramic hand building techniques such as rolling, cutting and shaping, then create your own mug. Complete with embellishments and food-safe glazes.

APR 9, 16, 23 | M | 5-6:30 pm | Art Studio | $50  
Jenny Nagle, CSA Visual Art Faculty

Watercolor painting of girl feeding birds

Watercolor For Beginners (Gr 9-adult)

Watercolor is a perfect medium for beginners. In this 3-week class, students will learn basic sketching skills and color theory. Watercolor techniques will be introduced through class demonstrations. Students will receive individualized help as they create a piece of art to frame. 

APR 18, 25, May 2 | W | 6-8 pm | Art Studio | $55*  
David LaPlaca, CSA Visual Art Faculty

*All supplies are included.