Students enjoy close instruction with a well-rounded curriculum to complete their projects in: Drawing, Painting, Pottery, Photography, Pastels, Mixed-Media, Sculpture & Crafts
Students enjoy a unique, comfortable home environment complete with a backyard garden to offer inspiration, and a patio for pottery wheel, glazing & sculpting. Our teacher to student ratio is unbeatable and our staff is comprised of talented and experienced artists. Our Mural Wall is ever changing and always popular.
Young At Art Children’s Creative Center is committed to providing a nurturing and positive atmosphere in which children can express themselves freely while engaging in the arts.
the life of a child by providing an opportunity to express, nurture, & trust their own creativity.
by using the arts to establish common values of self-worth, confidence, dignity & a respect for themselves & each other.
opportunities & validation through art scholarships & community projects.
We are proud and excited to celebrate our 5 year anniversary in June of 2014!
Young At Art has awarded over $35,000 in art scholarships to children since our opening in June, 2009. We are looking forward to continuing this commitment in the years to come. Please see our Scholarships Page for more info.
About the Founder:
Young At Art was founded and is directed by Kim Howell. She’s a mother of four and a professional artist for over 25 years. She is the recipient of the OB TownCouncil Award of 2012 in recognition of her work with the community’s youth, and a two-time recipient of the Ocean Beach MainStreet Association’s Award for the Community Mural Projects she organized in 2006 and 2010. She is dedicated to inspiring and providing opportunities to young artists. Kim is currently illustrating a series of children’s books (See Video Below 🙂 )
Book Illustrations by Kim Howell