STEPS Art Education Program for Children


 in the ‘Tis Annex Building 235 N. Marina St. Prescott, AZ 86301

  • Providing FREE art education classes to Prescott area children since 2011.
  • Adventures in art by art educators and professional artists
  • Activities that focus on learning and using the elements and principles of design and various media while exploring various cultures, art history and the environment
  • Learning experiences that enhance academic development and improve motor, social, engineering and creative problem solving skills
  • Tuition and art supplies included
  • Class sizes limited to 12 students
  • Classes are available to beginning and returning students ages 5 – 18. ( New students with art experience will also be considered for the advanced classes pending approval of the instructors

Complete 7 day attendance is crucial to the educational value of each class series so we ask that parent/ student schedules be thoroughly evaluated prior to registration

Please feel free to contact Patti or Debbie in the ‘Tis Annex administrative office at or call 928-776-1087.

The Summer Class Series: July 17 – 26

10:00 – 11:30 AM on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday the first week and Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday the second week

More class details and on line registration are forthcoming

Adventures in Drawing, Painting and Printmaking: Exploring art in Fun and Wacky Ways for ages 8- 10 with Jan Fischer
Pastels, Paints, and Printing!  Block prints meet sunset skies, green pastures, or maybe underwater seascapes.What a combination! Textile Japanese Windsocks Something is fishy! Beautiful ,colorful windsocks! Self Portrait Two Versions, You will be surprised how good you look! 3D  Polymer Clay Critters Create and Build your own critters, flowers.We will take them to a new dimension. Monoprint Animals Circles, squares and diamonds, oval and even hearts help build your fantasy animals…..You will never make the same  beauty or beast twice! Pastels on Sandpaper So much fun…. so much color!

An Introduction to American Indian Art for ages 11 – 14 with Manuel Lucero and Cindy Gresser of the Smoki Museum 
Sacred Colors, Beading and the Medicine Wheel with Manuel Lucero and Pottery, Pump Drills and Corn Husk Dolls with Cindy Gresser

Stay Tuned for the Fall 2017 Class Series

August 14 – September 28. Two classes for ages 5 -7, four classes for ages 8 -10, one class for ages 11-14 and one class for ages 15 -18 The classes will meet one day a week for seven weeks from 4:00 – 5:30 PM

Program funding has been provided in part by The John F. Long Foundation and the Prescott Area Artists Studio Tour.  Special thanks also go to The Art Store and the Frame & I  for their proactive support of art education in the Prescott community.