Youth Arts Program

Studios on the Park is proud to present an exciting series of workshops for young artists. Sign up and celebrate creativity!

SUMMER Offerings for YoutH

Art With Anna

All Ages
Thursdays, 4 pm - 5:30 pm
To register: / 971.221.3438

Artisan children's educator Anna Meyrick continues with her series of dynamic art classes for young artists. Each week she presents different projects, encouraging and supporting students as they learn, experiment, and create! Students must preregister. $20 with $5 materials fee for ceramics classes. Scholarships are available by request.

June 1: Close-up Cows
Students learn to draw a close-up view of a friendly cow with the background of their choice using watercolor and pen.

June 8: Neon Tigers
Students learn to draw a tiger and then add whimsy with neon acrylic paint.

Classes resume August 3.


Art With Anna for Homeschoolers

All Ages
Mondays, May 15, 22, 29, June 5: 11 am - 12:30 pm
Wednesdays, May 17, 24, 31, June 7: 11 am - 12:30 pm
To register: / 971.221.3438

Mixed Media Exploration takes place on Mondays. Try new art forms including silk painting and fiber arts. Cost is $130 for the month.

Ceramics - Hand Building & Surface Design takes place on Wednesdays. Create with clay for three weeks and glaze work the final week. Cost is $150 for the month. 


Under The Sea Book Class for Kids

with Beryl Reichenberg
Wednesday, June 14: 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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Join Beryl Reichenberg for her monthly bookmaking class for kids. To create their Under The Sea book, kids can choose between two book forms. One form is a regular, accordion book and the other is a foldout form where the students can create a total sea floor scene. Cover images are available to color but students are also free to use their own cover image. Stencils of various sea creates are provided to decorate with. Kids can take their choice of mermaids, crabs, fish, seahorses, octopus, etc but they can also draw from their imaginations. Beryl provides all materials, including colored pens, crayons and other decorative materials. $5 materials fee but adults accompanied by a child may create a project for free. Note: because cutting, pasting and stamping is involved, students under the age of 6 may need the assistance of an adult.


Mixed Media Art Class for Teens

with ArtSocial 805
Wednesday, June 21: 1 pm - 4 pm
Wednesday, July 12: 1 pm - 4 pm
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Teens ages 13-18 are invited to create a Sly Fox work of art. This mixed media class offers a special opportunity to learn about and work with a variety of materials including paint, paper, scissors, glue, pen and ink.

The $40 cost includes all materials and instruction. Reserve your spot by making a payment via Paypal to or deliver a check (payable to Karyn Blaney) or cash to Studios on the Park. Questions? Contact instructor, Karyn Blaney at or 903.368.2496


Kids Cookie Decorating

with Arty McGoo
Wednesday, August 2: 10 am - 12 pm
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Local resident and internationally-renowned cookie artist, Arty McGoo teaches kids to decorate summer-themed cookies that are darling AND delicious. So go get some shopping done or visit the gym while the kids do something fun and productive. They will leave with new skills, new friends, and adorable cookies! Suitable for ages 8 & up. Limited to 20 students. All supplies provided for use during the class are included in the $30 price.


One-on-One Private Lessons

with Anna Meyrick
Flexible Schedule
All Ages
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Schedule a private lesson with Anna Meyrick in her studio. Get one-on-one attention in the medium of your choice. Some students work better one on one. Anna has 30 years experience working with children and knows how to engage students that are shy, have anxiety issues, learning disabilities or just prefer a one-on-one setting. Anna specializes in creating custom lessons in drawing, painting, printmaking, fiber arts, ceramics, collage, mosaics, digital art, pinhole cameras, desktop publishing, sculpture and seasonal projects. All art lessons can be tied to state educational benchmarks for homeschooling purposes. Price varies.


Kids Art Smart

Our Kids Art Smart program has served over 6,000 local elementary students free of charge. We are currently fundraising to ensure that more children can experience the joy of art. For more information on Kids Art Smart, click here.