We are now conveniently located at
8411 Baymeadows Way. | Directions
Suite 2
Jacksonville, FL 32256

Barbara Gay is a certified art teacher with over 25 years experience. She earned her degree in art education at the University of Wisconsin. Barbara has developed and implemented an in depth art curriculum for children that has gained much recognition in the Southwest over the past two decades. Her philosophy of art education focuses on building her students’ self-esteem through public recognition of their achievements. “The proof is in the pudding!” has been her motto. And…Teaching is Her Passion!

Barbara Gay

Stephanie Larsen has studied art at the University of Colorado, at Boulder. Her emphasis in art is charcoal and pencil drawing. Stephanie has had the opportunity to work closely with the Founder of Children’s Art Classes, and has participated in the overall development of the Children’s Art Classes’ four year curriculum.

Stephanie Larsen



We are pleased to open our second location at
1406 Kingsley Ave. | Directions
Orange Park, FL 32073

Jessica Grotberg attended New Mexico State University where she studied design. She has been trained specifically in the Children's Art Classes Curriculum, and comes to the Orange Park location with enthusiasm and excitement. Mother of four, Jessica loves working with children. She anticipates building many wonderful relationships, along with the education of her students.

Jessica Grotberg








“Christopher loves art class. He is always happy when I pick him up from school and tell him it’s art class day!”


– Nicole Hopkins


“I loved my son’s teacher’s dedication to teaching and the seriousness of the lessons. It’s not a crafts place but a real school.”

– Jessamyn M. Fluitt


“It was excellent-she is always
excited to come here and that’s the
best compliment.”

–Varsha Jain