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Summer 2020 Visual Arts

Please note that our class sizes have been limited to no more than 9 students and 1 instructor. If classes are full you will be contacted and placed on a waiting list.

Students will not be registered until a payment has been made.

One adult per student will be allowed to accompany the student (no additional siblings please). Read our COVID-19 preparedness plan.



Painting Class ( Ages 12+)

Instructor: Dana Reed

Have you ever wondered what it might feel like to be Monet for a day? Do you have a curiosity for different types of materials? Join us in exploring various painting techniques and media, including watercolor, acrylic, oil, and ink wash.

June 23, July 8, 15, 22, 29, August 5 

Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 am

Tuition: $89

Materials: $15


General Art Camp:

Intro to Different Media (Ages 11-15)

Instructor: Dana Reed

Students in this class will learn observational drawing skills, basic anatomical proportions and color theory. As a class we will be exploring a wide variety of media including: charcoal, India ink, pastels and conté. This class will encourage students to work both individually and collaboratively in order to expand upon and improve their artistic voice and knowledge.  All Skill levels welcome! 

July 20-23

Monday-Thursday 11:45-12:45

Tuition: $61

Materials: $15


Little Picasso's Art Camp (Ages 6-10)

Instructor: Dana Reed

This course will allow students to expand on the art concepts they are learning in school in a non-competitive environment. Students will experiment with a variety of different media and will learn concepts such as color theory, fine and gross motor control, and communication of artistic ideas in an easy-going environment that encourages artistic freedom.

July 13-16

Monday-Thursday 11:45-12:45

Tuition: $61

Materials: $15


Private Art Lessons

 Enjoy customized 1-on-1 private art instruction and allow your creativity to burst forth!  Receive artistic guidance from a professional artist as your teacher and discover the power of you inner-artist.

Private art lessons are available for all levels (total beginners to seasoned artists) and all ages, 5-105!!!

In your private lessons you will:

  • Receive individualized instruction created just for you.
  • Learn artistic techniques that support your unique needs and authentic self-expression.
  • Develop your artistic voice and feel fulfilled through artistic expression.
  • Tap into your creativity with the help of our nurturing and caring instructors.
  • Focus on the artistic medium of your choice, such as painting, drawing, realism, abstraction, and more!

Call us at 419-522-8224 for times and pricing!

Tuition Assistance

Each year for the past 29 years we have been pleased to offer almost $25,000 a year in tuition assistance to our students.  We are very passionate about giving our students the opportunity to participate in the arts regardless of financial limitations. We understand that many of our families and members of our community have undergone hardship due to COVID-19 and we are here to help. We have opened up our Tuition Assistance program to students of all ages and reduces the income requirements to provide more students with an opportunity in the arts. Please feel free to stop by and pick up an application or print the PDF below.  

*Summer Semester requires a new application be submitted by both new and returning students. Packets will be due June 11, 2020 by 3 pm. 

If you have missed a deadline we encourage you to apply. You still may be eligible to receive assistance.


Please call us at 419-522-8224 with any questions.

The staff at the Richland Academy shares in your desire for all to have an exceptional experience with the arts. The best way to see if the programs currently offered at the Academy are a fit for you is to request information »

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