Lots going on in the studio!
Winter break art!
This coming week we are open for all sorts of creative explorations:
Wednesday December 26th: 9-2 and 2-5
Thursday December 27th: 9-2 and 2-5
Friday December 28th: 9-2
Sewing, knitting, embroidery!
Starting on January 7th Talia will be back in the studio on Mondays for more fiber arts fun! Sewing by hand and machine, knitting, sewing stuffed animals, embroidery and more! Pick up available at Pierce and Lawrence.
Karly is also back January 12th with more painting drawing and building for ages 5-7.
After-school art recommences in January!
We may have some spaces available in our classic after school classes. Meeting directly after the school day we offer mixed-age classes emphasizing the joy of all things hand made. Students paint, draw, build and learn art history. We also sew, make paper and tie dye when the spirit moves us <3. A true art school studio for children! Pick up available at Pierce and Lawrence.
First Fridays at AWA coming soon!
Thank you to all who participated in our Tree of Life art auction. We raised over $1,000! We still have some art pieces remaining if you'd like to have a look!
We are excited to offerFirst Fridays in Brookline Village!
A chance to see and buy art each month right in our neighborhood!
Summer plans in the works!
Sign on early to hold your space! We have 9-2 and 2-5 workshops.
Mihoko from Saori Worcester will be in the studio with her looms for two weeks this summer.Weeks of July 15th and August 12th.
Taliawill be in the studio with all things dollhouse!
Building, sewing and sculpting week of July 8thand
fiber arts for the week August 5th-sewing, knitting and tie dye
Hope to see you soon!
45 Harvard Street
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.
This Saturday and next December 15th and 22nd join Karly for a morning of painting, drawing and building! Ages 5-7! Sign on for one or both. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your space. Hours: 10-11:30 Cost: $33
Saturday morning fun!
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.
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!
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!
Talia has room for one more in this sweet grouping! Students have been knitting, sewing and embroidering. All levels welcome! Pick up available at Pierce. Meeting Mondays 3-6.
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
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!
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!
These first weeks of school have been filled with lots of canvas painting and drawing! The Monday class has been working on staying with a canvas project for 4 weeks. We’ve all made a vow not to give up! The Friday class has been working on building surface and texture. Pretty exciting work!
We’ve been hosting some wonderful slime parties and workshops over the summer and into the fall. This morning I felt like I crossed some sort of slime perfection threshold. Email email@example.com to book your slime party <3
Classes for the younger set this fall!
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
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).
Mondays and Wednesdays 8-11 .
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8-11
Tuition: $535 for two workshops a week for 16 weeks
Saturday mornings Mornings with Karly
Tuition: 8 class set $250 beginning October 6th
Friday mornings 9-10
Join your young artist for painting, drawing and building explorations!
Tuition: 8 class set $225 beginning October 5th
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!
45 Harvard Street
Happy New Year all! All after school classes are just about full on most days. Mondays we have space for 3rd graders and up. Tuesdays we have space for 5th graders and up. We've got some new and interesting programming we are working on. Stay tuned <3
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- firstname.lastname@example.org
Stay tuned for the many exciting new programs we'll be offering this fall!
Dioramas, tie dye, canvas painting, sewing, drawing and printmaking is in the mix. A couple of spaces open in next week's September 4th and 5th classes. After school art here we come! <3
Mixed media, cyanotypes, canvas painting, slime, egg tempera experiments and dioramas! These weeks of August have been filled with amazing art made by kids of all ages! WOW!
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!