City Center Art

City Center Art (CCA) provides young artists with basic artistic skill sets and fundamental art studio knowledge. While keeping with state arts education guidelines, SOE provides an environment in which young artists can learn, create, and explore.

Register for City Center Art 1 or 2 Today!

To register, complete one application per child and submit electronically, by mail, or drop it in the mail slot.
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City Center Art Level 1 (CCA1)

City Center Art 1 Student holding primary colors

CCA1 is a beginner level art studio class for youth in grades 2 – 5. This class is for the child that displays an interest in art making and a commitment to attending weekly classes. Your child will learn basic skills and knowledge of art. Students will work in a variety of mediums including paint, clay, charcoal, and other materials. In CCA 1 each young artist will learn:

  • Basic color theory
  • Basic rendering skills
  • Basic understanding of 3D space
  • Studio maintenance
  • Basic knowledge of conceptual ideas
  • Beginner level art history

Artist Teacher: Hailey Kirkley
Assistant Artist Teacher: Carrie Nenstiel

Art Class Times

CCA 1 Grades 2 – 5, Beginner Studio, Mondays 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Fall 2016 After school classes run from September 12th – December 14th, 2016. Students are welcome to join the class at any time as long as seats are available.
Cost: $324 for 12 classes. Class cost will be pro-rated for those who join later in the semester.

Spring 2017 After school classes run from January 9th – May 15th, 2017. Students are welcome to join the class at any time as long as seats are available.
Cost: $400 for 15 classes. Class cost will be pro-rated for those who join later in the semester.

Fees are based on a sliding scale. Families may qualify for free or reduced tuition, through the generosity of local foundations and private contributors. (See Registration Page 6)

Location: Space One Eleven’s Studios, 2409 2nd Avenue North, Downtown Birmingham

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City Center Art Level 2 (CCA2)

CCA2 is an intermediate art studio class for youth in grades 6 – 8. This rigorous class is for the DSC_0023student who wishes to improve their art making skills and is committed to attending weekly classes. Students will work in a variety of mediums including paint, clay, charcoal, ink, and other materials. Each student will work at their own pace and improve their art making skills. Exceptional students who wish to apply to the Alabama School of Fine Arts will develop portfolios for their applications. In CCA2 each young artist will learn:

  • Intermediate drawing skills
  • An intermediate understanding of 3D space
  • Art studio vocabulary
  • Art studio maintenance
  • Conceptual thinking skills
  • Intermediate level art history
  • How to critique and formally evaluate their own artwork and the artwork of their peers

Artist Teacher: Maggie King
Assistant Artist Teacher: Hailey Kirkley

Art Class Times

CCA 2 Grades 6 – 8, Intermediate Studio, Wednesdays 4:00 – 6:00 pm

Fall 2016 After school classes run from September 12th – December 14th, 2016. Students are welcome to join the class at any time as long as seats are available.
Cost: $324 for 12 classes. Class cost will be pro-rated for those who join later in the semester.

Spring 2017 After school classes run from January 11th – May 10th, 2017. Students are welcome to join the class at any time as long as seats are available.

Cost: $450 for 17 classes. Class cost will be pro-rated for those who join later in the semester.

Fees are based on a sliding scale. Families may qualify for free or reduced tuition, through the generosity of local foundations and private contributors. (See Registration Page 6)

Location: Space One Eleven’s Studios, 2409 2nd Avenue North, Downtown Birmingham

Now Enrolling!

To register, complete one application per child and submit electronically, by mail, or drop it in the mail slot.

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Make a Payment

Families will be notified of scholarship eligibility after submitting the Application for Tuition Assistance on page 6 of the Registration Form.

Tuition is due the week before classes start. To make payments or discuss a payment schedule, please contact Janna Phillips at (205) 328-0553 ext. 24 or jannaphillips@spaceoneeleven.org. SOE accepts checks, cash and all major credit cards.

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