Located at 1210 J St. Modesto, cA
Welcome to The Dragonfly Art for Life. This is a working art studio for artists everywhere. We have open space for artists to come and create. Member benefits include use of the facility and materials during operating hours. We offer both private and group classes. Classes include drawing, painting in both watercolor and acrylic, digital art and character development in addition to mixed media and social emotional learning (SEL) through art. A new sewing studio has been added with both beginning and ongoing classes as well as open studio.
Take time out for to reconnect creatively. in a mindful activity that supports both growth and healing.
Private parties, Birthday parties, and Team building events are available upon request.
Barbara opened The Dragonfly Art For life in November 2018, and has been an advocate for art in the community for a number of years. Providing an open-air concept, and welcoming artists with all levels of experience, Barbara has created an oasis that promotes self care, and healing through the creative process.
With degrees in Art, Child Development and a Masters in Education, Barbara has been a long time advocate for Art in Education.
Meet Patrick Barr, our teaching instructor and partner here at the studio. Patrick comes to us with more than 20 years experience as a professional artist. With a background that includes The Academy of Art College and Disney Animation Studios, Pat has experience not only as an animator and illustrator but as a teacher for many years here in the Central Valley. Join Pat as he shares his passion for art with students on a daily basis.
Join us as we move forward to provide unique and engaging classes for students online through Zoom as well as on site. We offer classes for students TK-8 and After School Programs as well. We have partnered with local schools as well as Girl Scouts this past year.
Call or email us for more information.
Classes throughout the month. Sign-up on our website or in person! $25 and up for Classes in acrylic, watercolor, cartooning, charcoal, lettering, and more. Surfaces include canvas, watercolor paper, pastel paper, glass, wood, mixed media and sewing/textile art.
Classes can be done both in person and through Zoom depending on the comfort of the student.
Tucked in the back of the Dragonfly Art For Life, Make Studio is filled to the brim with craft supplies, and special classes and events for the craftier individuals. Make an appointment with Lana to learn something new or bring some friends for a crafting day!
Did you know we have FREE lunchtime Yoga every Friday at 11:30? Join us for a great start to your weekend! The new Mommy & Me program is a great way to get the children started and connect. Daddy's are welcome too!