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Come and have fun exploring art projects and discover your creativity! The Studio School of Dance and The Barnitz Academy of Fine Arts are partnering up to offer fine arts classes for children between the ages 5 and 11 years.  The weekly sessions is the ideal environment for making art because it supports kid’s creativity, builds self-esteem and rewards their parents with artworks created by their children. Courses include: Art Foundations; Art Fundamentals; Advanced Art. Each session will end with an Art Show displaying the kids work.

For: Children ages 5-11 years old

Session 1:  June 18th- 22nd (10 :00 am -11:30 am)

Session 2: July 23rd-27th (10 :00 am -11:30 am)

Cost: (includes all supplies)

  • Registration is $30.00
  • By the class $30 per student
  • Session 1 (5 classes) –  $100 per student
  • Session 2  (5 classes)- $100 per student
  • Session 1 & Session 2 (10 classes)-  $150 per student

To Register please click “Register” link below to join The Studio School of Dance.We accept  Mastercard, Visa, Discover.

Register Class Days Times Ages Class Starts Tuition
Register Art 101 with BAFA Session 1 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 10:00am-11:30am 5 – 11 06/18/2018 35.00
Register Art 101 with BAFA Session 1 & Session 2 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 10:00am-11:30am 5 – 11 06/18/2018 35.00
Register Art 101 with BAFA Session 2 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 10:00am-11:30am 5 – 11 07/23/2018 35.00

Meet the Instructor:

20863356_10100790014316975_5515835082727074047_o  Peter Barnitz received his MFA from the University of New Orleans in 2011 and his BFA from Loyola University of New Orleans in 2004.  In 2012 he established the Barnitz Academy of Fine Arts, where he instructs art workshops for children and adults.  He is currently a member of the TEN Gallery in New Orleans, LA and works as the Art Director and artist-in-residence at Kenner Discovery Health and Sciences Academy. In 2014, Mr. Barnitz was appointed to the Kenner Rivertown Arts Council, where he serves as the Chairman.  He was born and raised in Metairie, LA and currently lives and works out of his home studio in Kenner, LA.

Mr. Barnitz has exhibited his work in selected group and solo exhibitions around the United States and the world, including the 2016 Art Fields Exhibition in Lake City, South Carolina, the 2015 Exposure Nature Collection at the Musee du Louvre in Paris France, the 2015 Louisiana Contemporary Exhibition, curated by Brooke Davis Anderson, at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, as well as, a Finalist in the 2015 Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Finale – National Juried Exhibition at the SCOPE International Contemporary Art Show in Miami Beach, Florida.

Outside of the art world, Mr. Barnitz was a four year letterman and former team captain of the Loyola University of New Orleans Men’s Basketball Team and a member of the Loyola WolfPack Track & Field Team (1999-2003).  He is currently the head coach of the Kenner Discovery Boy’s Basketball Program