Children's Art Classes in
Geneva, IL

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Exercise your ART muscles with weekly classes

Classes meet September 12, 2023 – June 1, 2024 (Seats still available)

We offer free trial classes for most classes, check us out.

Get Creative with Kids’ Art Classes in Geneva, IL

If you’ve been searching for art classes for kids in the Fox Valley area, you can rest assured that you’ll find the perfect option to tap into your child’s creativity. We offer classes for children as young as three years old, covering more than 40 varieties of art, making our art programs the ideal solution for children who are interested in developing their art skills, along with homeschooling parents who want to provide their children with access to an arts curriculum. Our nine-month program will help your child develop their skills and determine if they have a passion for art.

Find Art Classes for Kids Near Geneva

As you explore our children’s art classes in Geneva, IL,  you will find we offer an amazing curriculum filled with engaging activities that encourage children to tap into their creativity and explore the arts in new ways. Art classes for kids will keep your children thinking and teach them something new they can carry with them throughout their lives. We invite you to find the best art programs for kids, whether you want to get your young one started in the arts or want to find a way to help older children expand their horizons. We’re dedicated to providing the quality instruction your child needs with the freedom to let their imagination soar. In addition to our regular art classes for children of all ages, we also host summer workshops, birthday parties, and homeschool and co-op programs to meet all of your needs. Sign up today!

Kids’ Art Classes for All Ages

Have you been searching for kids’ art classes near me? Children’s Art Classes in Geneva, IL, is dedicated to providing children with the outlet needed to tap into their creativity and sharpen their art skills. No matter what type of art your child is interested in, CAC provides training and access to more than 40 types of art, giving your child the chance to explore what they love. We are dedicated to giving children access to the art training they need to improve their skills and realize their talents. We serve the communities of Aurora, Batavia, Geneva, North Aurora, Saint Charles, and West Chicago.

A Nine-Month Comprehensive Curriculum

If you’re searching for art classes, you want to find art programs for kids that will give them a comprehensive overview of art to help them develop new skills and find the types of art they love best.  Classes designed to explore more than 40 types of art through a comprehensive nine-month curriculum that is available to children of all ages and skill levels. Students will learn about art history, color theory, shapes, lines, color values, design and much more. We offer weekly Workshops during the summer (June – July) and throughout the school year (Sept – May) classes meet once a week. We can also host birthday parties and summer workshops to best suit your needs. If you’re homeschooling your child and need help with teaching the arts, our kids’ art classes are the ideal solution to ensure your child gets the proper instruction without the hassle of managing art projects yourself. Sign your child up today!

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Classes & Workshops Offered at this Studio

Tiny Hands (3-4 year olds)

Introduction to Art (5-6 year olds)

Beginning Art (7-8 year olds)

Art 1 (9+ year olds)

Art 2 (10+ year olds)

Art 3 (11+ year olds)

Homeschool Art Curriculum

Birthday Parties

Upcoming Events

Summer 2024 Workshops 
June 10 – 14 June 17 – 21  June 24 – 28 
Painting & Clay for Young Artists
10:00am – 12:00am
Ages 5-9
Beautiful Mosaic Birdhouses and Stain Glass
9:00am – 11:00am
Ages 6-18+
Calling All Swifties
10:00am – 12:00pm
Ages 7-18+
Pokémon Artistic Odyssey
12:30pm – 2:30pm
Ages 6-18+
Clay Monsters, Mugs, and More
11:00am – 12:00pm
Ages 6-18+
Beginning Charcoal
12:30pm – 2:00pm
Ages 7-18+
Jungles: 3D Colorful Creatures
Canvas and Clay
12:30pm – 2:30pm
Ages 7-18+
Masterpiece Makers
on Canvas and Clay
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Ages 7-18+
Beginning Drawing
2:30pm – 4:00pm
Ages 7-18+
July 8 – 12  July 15 –19 July 22 – 26 
World Travel thru Colorful Doors
10:00am – 12:00pm
Ages 7-18+
 Anime/Manga Comic Creations
9:30am – 12:00pm
Ages 8-18+
Painting & Clay for Young Artists
10:00am – 12:00am
Ages 5-9
Pickachu’s Starry Night
Painting and Clay
12:30pm – 2:30pm
Ages 7-18+
Food for Thought – Artful Eating
12:30am – 2:30pm
Ages 7-18+
Van Gogh’s Apprentice –
Painting on Canvas
12:30pm – 2:30pm
Ages 7-18
Clay Animal Masks
2:30pm – 4:00pm
Ages 7-18+
Colorful Scratchboard Art
2:30pm – 4:00pm
Ages 7-18+




  • Each workshop is Monday thru Friday (5 day)
  • No registration fee for Summer Workshops
  • No Supply Fee for Summer Workshops
  • Sign up for 1 or more Summer Workshop
  • Siblings receive a discount for Summer Workshops
  • Gift Cards are available


Celebrate your child’s Birthday with us!

Our Birthday Package offers  1-hr 15-min Art project (painting on canvas or clay) along with 45 mins of party time.

We provide all the supplies for the art project and an additional space for your party.

You supply your treats of choice.

Email: or Call: 630-998-8162 for more details.


Meet Our Team


Maria Ananieva

Maria Ananieva

Maria, born in Bulgaria, received her Associate Degree in Graphic Design from the College of Dupage along with continuing education in Fine Arts. Her primary medium is oil painting, and her primary subjects are birds and flowers.  Maria is a Batavia, IL artist where she has been teaching and creating art for over 5 years. Maria finds her students to not only be extremely creative, but truly inspiring, as they have no blocks or barriers to their artistic abilities - just the desire to create! Maria’s teaching style is encouraging children & adults to develop their own artistic style as they develop in their skills.

Amy Dahn

Amy Dahn

Studio Owner

Kurt Barbel

Kurt Barbel

Kurt is a school photography industry veteran with over 30 years working with schools and school districts throughout Northern Illinois.

Throughout Kurt’s career he has partnered with Public, Catholic, and Private and Home School Associations, working with Administrators of all levels to provide portrait, yearbook and school services.

Kurt continues his work by providing opportunities to students and families through Children’s Art Classes. Providing a comprehensive art education program that enriches the lives, raises the self-esteem, and improves the academic performance of our students as he has seen firsthand with his own children through the fine arts.

Kurt is a lifelong resident of Aurora, IL along with his wife Tracy and five boys.

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