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Teen Studio Trial Days

Teen Studio Trial Days (Grades 6-12th)
We want your child to experience our program so your family can decide if it is the best fit for them. We schedule Trial Days on a space-available basis. If you then sign up for the program, Kala will prorate the total tuition for the time remaining in the program. Sliding scale/tuition assistance available for each program. 10% off multi-session and sibling discount.

We’re offering Trial Days for the following classes:

Teen Studio: Drawing for Teens
Schedule: Tuesdays, 4pm- 5:30pm (1.5 hrs)
Session Dates: January 4- March 8, 2022 (10 weeks)
Trial Day Fee: $45

Teen Studio: Painting & Drawing
Schedule: Tuesdays, 5:45- 7:15pm (1.5 hrs)
Session Dates: January 4- March 8 (10 weeks)
Trial Day Fee: $48

After School Teen Studio Art (Open Enrollment)
Schedule: Wednesdays, 4- 6:30pm (2.5 hrs)
Winter Session: Jan 12- Mar 16 (10 weeks)
Trial Day Fee: $70

Visit Learn More- Teen Studio Program Info for more teen studio program details, including class notes, safety guidelines/COVID-19 protocols, enrollment info, school breaks, tuition assistance, and payment and cancellation policy.

  • Location: Kala Gallery & Community Classroom
  • Instructor: Anita Sulimanovic / Yael Levy
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, January 1, 2022 — June 1, 2022
  • Materials included with fee


About the Instructor:

Anita Sulimanovic is an artist and educator living and working in Alameda, CA. Anita holds an MFA from Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland and a BA in Sculpture from The Academy of Fine Arts, Zagreb, Croatia. She has been teaching art for 25+ years, including at the Edinburgh College of Art, the Oakland School For the Arts, and at several schools in the Bay Area. She received classical European training in drawing, painting, applied arts, and design, and has a strong background in art education and art history. Since  2008, she has taught youth and adults studio-art disciplines and art history at the art school she founded in Alameda.   Anita has exhibited internationally since 1994.

Yael Levy is a mixed media artist, storyteller, printmaker and art teacher based in Berkeley, CA. She draws, paints, collages and writes. She often self publishes her work, and sometimes prints and binds it by hand. She loves playing with forms and format and mixing digital and tactile techniques. She enjoys telling others’ stories, making up imaginary creatures and just painting images of beautiful nature. She believes the creative process to be its own reward and the act of making an incredible tool for healing and growing. Born and raised in Israel, Yael  first moved to New York City in 2002 to attend the Art Students League of New York, later completing a BFA of Illustration from Parsons The New School for Design(2011). After four years doing design and illustrations for The Unemployed Philosophers Guild, she moved to California to pursue an MFA in Comics at CCA (2017). In recent years she’s been a Teaching Artist with Kala Art Institute, Richmond Art Center and JCC of the East Bay and ran workshops for various Zine Fests. Her work has been published by The Nib (2018), Birdy Magazine(2019), Forward Comix(2017 & 2020), The Baylies(2021) and SAW(2021).