Stephanie Larsen, President of Children’s Art Classes, studied art at the University of Colorado–Boulder. Her emphasis in art is charcoal and pencil drawing. Stephanie works closely with the founder of Children’s Art Classes, teaches classes at the Jacksonville studio location, and participates in the overall development of the Children’s Art Classes four-year curriculum.
As President, Stephanie also leads all aspects of franchisee training and support. From initial business planning, to site selection, marketing and launch planning, Stephanie has personally executed each franchise and will help drive your long-term success.
Barbara Gay, the founder of Children’s Art Classes, is a certified art teacher with over 40 years of teaching 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 recognition in the Southwest over the past two decades. Barbara continues to refine our curriculum and training program. In addition to teaching at her Jacksonville studio, she is responsible for instructor training and mentoring.
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. Teaching is her passion.
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