Fiber fun returns for a new January set!

Talia's fiber arts class is coming back for more Monday afternoons starting in January. This group has been knitting, sewing ( both by hand and on a machine) making books, animals, pins, arm warmers and more <3. Let me know if you'd like to join on. Class meets 3-6. Pick up available at Pierce.This grouping had middle schoolers and some younger too. It was a focused quiet grouping and we are hoping for the same vibe into the new year.

December break art!

We have great December break art options this year!

Milo is back Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Dec. 26th, 27th and 28th 9-2 with all sorts of art fun. Lots of all sorts of painting, drawing and building. Sign on by the day. These days are $90.

Liana will be in the studio 2-5 for the afternoons of the 26th and 27th fresh from their urban studies program to run a building class! Make your own light up building and create a city together! These afternoons are $70 per afternoon.

The afternoon of Friday December 28th Saori Worcester will be in the studio 2-5 with both large floor looms and table top looms. Make a beautiful scarf! This afternoon is $85.

Brookline First Light! AWA fundraiser for Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh

I’m excited to see these unique artist designed jars coming back to the studio! Bidding starts at $100 for each jar and all proceeds will go to Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Please come see them in person this Thursday November 29th during Brookline First Light! Hours 6-9. The jars will be on display in our front window at 45 Harvard Street through December 6th. Our aim is to raise funds to help the Jewish community that was affected by the terrorism in Pittsburgh and to raise awareness of the effects of hate speech. If you'd like to make a donation outright please let me know. We will be taking donations on the night of the event. And the public is invited to create their own paper bag luminaries during First Light!

Words Matter

This year as part of Brookline First Light on November 29th AWA will be offering "Words Matter" - a community art event in response to the tragedy at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. Join us to make luminaries with messages of peace and hope in this challenging time.

Hours 6-8. Free for all ages. Eleven jars will be for sale on November 29th to support The Tree of Life synagogue.
Donations of jars & lights welcome

We'll also be exhibiting and running this same open art event on the evening of December 6th at Post-Cubicle Gallery in Kenmore Square.

Thank you to the Jewish Arts Collaborative and Post-Cubicle Gallery for support! Shout out to Shana and Gillian for jars and lights! Special thanks also to Lisa Link who has collaborated with us to make this event happen!

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Brookline school half day workshops!



Brookline school half days are coming and we have some fun workshops planned!  

Thursday, Nov. 15  
Learn the art of wet felting flowers

Wednesday, Nov. 28th 
paper basket weaving 

Thursday, Dec. 6th
hand sewing felt dolls/animals

Wednesday, December 12th
toothpaste batik 
A fun take on the ancient craft of batik

All workshops run 1:00-2:30. Pick up available at Pierce. Cost: $45 including pizza.

These workshops will be taught by local artist Talia Lefton.

Please feel free to email with any questions and let me know if you'd sign on!

New classes in October!

October classes!

After school classes have started with a roar! Lots of canvas painting and drawing! 
We have one spot on Tuesday and one on Thursday. These spots are for third graders and up. 

Fiber arts! October 15th- December 17
Meeting Mondays 3-6 Join Talia and knit, sew ( both hand and machine), felting and embroider. Two spaces left. We have mainly middle schoolers signed on for this one.

Child and their grown up art class! Fridays 9:30-10:30 October 12th- November 30th
Join Karly for a morning of art exploration! Expect lots of painting, drawing and building!

Saturday Mornings with Karly! October 6th- November 24
Ages 5-7 Join Karly for a morning of art, meditation and learning.

Two spaces available.

Art class on no school day of Monday October 8th
Open Workshop with lots of painting, drawing and building. We're meeting 9-2. I'm open to setting up the 2-5 day if there is a demand.

Open workshop on Thursday nights is back! We meet 8-9:30. Full use of studio materials. RSVP by Wednesday night to make sure we have all you need for your project/exploration.

Please feel free to email for details and to sign on.
Hope to see you soon!

:) Amy

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Art classes and workshops for the younger set!

Classes for the younger set this fall!

Hello all!

Art with Amy is super excited to present our new art offerings for the younger set taught by the ever awesome Karly! These classes will all be starting up the first week in October and running as 8 week sessions.

Please feel free to email with any questions and to sign on.

Mornings with Karly! 
Mindfulness and Art workshops
ages 5-7


Using contemplative practices of art, yoga, sitting meditation and dancing as the main tools for learning children will explore all sorts of  activities that will inspire curiosity of the world around them.

Students will be making biodegradable sculpture, wool felting, tool making, doll making, yoga stories, tea and story time, calm breathing and Ikebana  ( meditative flower arranging).

Meeting times:
Mondays and Wednesdays  8-11 .
or 
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8-11
Tuition: $535 for two workshops a week for 16 weeks 

Saturday mornings Mornings with Karly
Meeting times:
Saturdays 10-11:30
Tuition: 8 class set $250 beginning October 6th


Parent/child art 
Meeting times:
Friday mornings 9-10
ages 2-5
Join your young artist for painting, drawing and building explorations!
Tuition: 8 class set $225 beginning October 5th

About Karly:
Karly Loyer is a Boston based contemplative pre-school teacher. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Visual Arts, as well as Traditional Eastern Arts. Karly studied at Naropa University, a Buddhist based university, in Boulder, Colorado.

Hope to see you soon!
:) Amy
45 Harvard Street
Brookline Village
www.artwithamy.com

Art classes and workshops on September 4th and 5th!

Summer is not over yet!


We have a few spaces remaining in our September 4th and 5th days before school begins.

These days will be filled with collage, bookmaking, sewing, cyanotypes ( sun prints) and open workshop time!

We offer 9-2 and 2-5 options both days. On Tuesday and Wednesday 9-2 Gem and Karly will be teaching in the studio. Bring a lunch and collage, create mixed media wonders, make books and follow your artistic passion! Tuesday afternoon 2-5 Anne is back and creating magical cyanotypes! Wednesday 2-5 we wrap up our summer programming with our ever popular open workshop lead by Amy- expect lots of painting, drawing and building!

Hope you join us for some creative moments before fall begins!
Email with questions and to sign on- artwithamystudio@gmail.com

Stay tuned for the many exciting new programs we'll be offering this fall!

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Afternoon workshops for the week of August 20th!

We are super excited to announce this week's afternoon workshops! All workshops meet 2p-5p and cost $60 including all materials. We are now officially accepting payment through Venmo (@Amy-Solomon-17)!

Monday: Terrariums! Plant and design!

Tuesday: Printmaking! Make gel prints! A fun printmaking process :) 

Wednesday: Slime Lab  Make all sorts of fun and glittery slime!

Thursday:  Science meets fashion design! Design and create your own tshirt  learning the art of cyanotypes ( sun prints) !

Friday: Alternative sculptures: Using wood, wire, toys, cardboard and unexpected materials make art!

 

Fog sculpture field trip!

This week our Monday class had the opportunity to experience Fujiko Nakaya's fog sculpture steps from the studio right in Brookline Village! Art and nature intermingling stirred wonderful conversations about art installations and temporary art. We picnicked nearby and were able to watch the fog change with the wind. Ahhhhhh summmer in Brookline!

Fun afternoon workshops the week of August 13th!

We have a week of great afternoon workshops planned for this coming week!

Monday August 13: Embroidery! 
Tuesday August 14: Print on cloth and sew a pillow or a bag!
Wednesday August 15: Slime workshop!
Thursday August 16: Print on cloth and sew
a pillow or a bag. (It can be a continuation of Tuesday's project if you like.)
Friday August 17: Alternative sculpture!

All workshops meet 2-5. Cost $60.
We have a few spaces open in our 9-2 day as well.

Hope to see you soon!
:) Amy

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Slime workshop! Wednesday 2-5

Mornings with Karly! Art and mindfulness for the younger set coming this Fall!

Art with Amy is super happy to present Mornings with Karly this September!  
A class for ages 5-7.


Mondays and Wednesdays $535 for 8 weeks( 16 classes) meeting 8-11
Tuesdays and Thursdays $535 for 8 weeks ( 16 classes)  meeting 8-11

Using contemplative practices of art, yoga, sitting meditation and dancing as the main tools for learning children will explore all sorts of activities that will inspire curiosity of the world around them, and cultivate a sense of community and caring through process based and collaborative work.

Our mission is to cultivates mind-body synchronization and allow children to be who and how they are while giving them the tools to skillfully move through adversity. 

Here are some projects we are looking forward to working on this Fall:

Creating biodegradable sculpture, wool felting, tool making, doll making, yoga stories, tea and story time, calm breathing and Ikebana (meditative flower arranging). 

About Karly:

Karly Loyer is a Boston based contemplative pre-school teacher. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Visual Arts, as well as Traditional Eastern Arts. Karly studied at Naropa University, a Buddhist based university, in Boulder, Colorado. She then went on to receive extensive training in mindful teaching at Alaya Preschool where she taught preschool for 2 years. Karly is passionate about guiding and nurturing children in their development of becoming compassionate, genuine, and curious beings.

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