75 North Walnut Street
Mansfield, Ohio 44902

Phone: (419) 522-8224

Visual Arts

For beginners and experienced artists alike, instruction in the visual arts at RAA gives you fresh access to your creative side from caring instructors in a safe, nurturing, and inclusive environment.

Program Offerings

Our qualified and passionate instructors are ready to help students engage the visual arts in new and exciting ways! Explore our classes below.

Taught by Autumn Cadle, students will learn about the very first drawings and paintings from the paleolithic period that were done in caves. Students will have the opportunity to experience dirt painting on rocks and paper, charcoal drawings on large boxes, and use pastels to draw on large craft paper.

Sunflowers, Goldfish, and Animals!

Taught by Autumn Cadle, students in this fun class will learn how to create images with layering different shapes from cut-out paper. Projects will include cut-out collages for sunflowers, fish bowls, animal faces, and even a student’s choice!

With instructor Ken Barnett, this class will give students an opportunity to paint on wooden cut-out shapes and explore their creativity!

Looking to explore your creative side? This beginner mixed media class will introduce you to different types of media and teach you how to combine them effectively in a composition. Hone your artistic skills and gain more knowledge about the structure of visual aesthetics!

Individuals have an opportunity to participate in one-on-one art lessons in a variety of media. This class can be what you want it to be: work on expanding your personal portfolio, explore a new medium, or delve into art as a means to heal. 

Private lessons are available to all ages and all abilities.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Everyone deserves the opportunity to experience the transformative power of engaging with the arts, no matter their financial situation. Click below to explore our generous financial aid options and take the next step toward unleashing your full creative potential.

Meet Your Instructors

Our visual art instructors bring a passion for the arts and years of professional artistic experience to every classroom experience. Our friendly, caring, and dedicated faculty are committed to bringing out the best in each student and guiding them toward reaching their full potential.

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What Others Are Saying

The art class has been a very enjoyable learning experience with a lot of encouragement, new lessons with very compatible people and an excellent instructor!

Kathy Adams Student

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