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7 Skills Learned Through Art Education

Did you know that you learn much more from an art class than just art skills? Today we're explaining the 7 great habits you work into your personality from a seemingly simple art session at the local studio. Not many make the immediate connection between art education and the multitude of skills that go far [...]

By |2017-09-19T08:56:04+00:00August 1st, 2017|Art Education|0 Comments

5 Reasons to Choose an Art Camp

“Camps are always a good idea.” - Audrey Hepburn. Okay, she might have said "Paris is always a good idea", but we are sure she would have agreed with our minor edit! There are many reasons why parents are great believers in camps. They give your child the opportunity to learn something new, to form [...]

By |2017-09-11T17:14:20+00:00March 10th, 2017|Art Education|0 Comments

Local Art Program Honours Students with Exhibition

Another Art Expo Richmond Hill Local Art Program has come and gone, and we wanted to take the time to reflect on its success. Being an art school, we believe that it is important to showcase our students and their talent, and to show them how proud we are of their art. On June 21, [...]

By |2017-09-18T13:13:38+00:00June 26th, 2016|Art Education, Special Events|0 Comments

DIY Wall Art to Personalize Your Space

5 DIY Wall Art Decor Projects to Personalize Your Space There is no better way to personalize your space than with ART, which adds warmth, creativity, and a uniqueness to any interior. While original artwork can cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars, there are less expensive ways to dress up your walls. A fresh [...]

By |2017-09-11T16:59:12+00:00August 20th, 2015|Art Education|0 Comments

Art Program for Gifted Children

Richmond Hill Art School has really been taking off. The addition of new art courses to our roster _ new classes, new workshops, new social painting events - has really paid off. People have been saying nothing but nice things about our school and we could not be more grateful. We aspire to do great [...]

By |2017-03-29T11:56:25+00:00July 13th, 2015|Art Education|0 Comments

Art Portfolio Preparation – Featured Student

"Natasha and Miyuki at Bayview SS" Meet Miyuki Yamada, our newest featured student! Miyuki may have started taking art classes only in recent years, but her talent and work ethic has gotten her into Pratt Institute, ranked one of the best universities in the United States for art and design. She has been taking Richmond [...]

By |2015-06-03T22:16:19+00:00May 30th, 2015|Art Education|0 Comments

Fine Arts Program Celebrates A Great Year

As June approaches, and our Fine Arts Program slowly comes to an end, we look back and reminisce on how much our students have grown in the past year. Every year, for the past ten years, we have organized our annual Art Expo to celebrate our students and their creative excellence. We cannot say enough [...]

By |2017-11-15T12:21:22+00:00May 25th, 2015|Special Events|0 Comments

Kids Art Classes – Featured Student

Meet Ivana Tovilla-Batiz, the newest featured student! Ivana has been taking kids art classes at Richmond Hill Art School for almost 5 years now. This 14 year-old is smart, talented, and ambitious - she will be going places! "Geometric Ballerina: Gr. 8 School Project '15" How did you get into art school? “When I [...]

By |2017-03-29T11:56:25+00:00May 19th, 2015|Art Education|0 Comments

Summer Activities for Kids

Summer is fast approaching and before you know it, we will be shedding our trench coats for jean jackets, and even complaining about the heat! This change in weather can only mean one thing for a parent ... the end of the school year! There will soon be plenty of time to spend with the [...]

Art or Literature; Which one is more important?

"If a book is well written, I always find it too short." - Jane Austen Art or literature? Words or pictures? Which one is more important? Which one conveys more meaning? Can we even compare the two? These are the types of questions that went through my mind as I watched the 2013 film, [...]

By |2017-03-29T11:56:25+00:00May 4th, 2015|Art Education|0 Comments