Welcome to Art Classes with Mary Shadbolt's Art School in downtown Denville, NJ!
Art Classes with Mary Shadbolt LLC
5 East Main Street
Suite #28B (upstairs)
Denville, NJ 07834
Mary Shadbolt is a certified K-12 Art Educator with over 15 years teaching experience, as well as a practicing freelance Artist and Photographer with 25 years experience.
Here at the studio where ALL are welcome, we are building an art community that fosters and advocates the importance of art education. We discuss the history of art and contemporary artists alike. As well as art techniques, theories and job skills all while developing critical thinking and building confidence. Sounds like a lot right? Our art classes encompasses all that & more with a big dose of fun!
K12 Art Certification, valid in 48 states
BFA in Illustration, triple minor in Art History, Drawing and Photography
The downtown Denville art studio has in-person & virtual classes for artists in Kindergarten through 8th grade, plus adult workshops.
Private art lessons are also available. Be sure to subscribe to our Email list!
Testimonials- See what people are saying!
"My daughter has taken several classes with Mary. The classes are always age appropriate and fun. Can't wait for the next one for her age group."
~ Janet H. , Denville, NJ
"Every single week my son creates something during his art class. Sometimes a few things. His art skills and confidence in himself are greatly becoming stronger. He looks forward to his class every week! Mary is amazing with him. I am so thankful to have her as my sons Art teacher!"
~Nicole M. , Morristown, NJ
"A+ !! First time experience and I learned a lot! The teacher was awesome and patient!"
~Gary G., Denville, NJ
"Just the classes we were looking for! My daughter looked forward to these classes every week. She learns so much and has so much fun doing it! Looking forward to taking more classes!" ~Lindsay N., Denville, NJ
"My daughter has completed 2 sessions and absolutely loves this class. She's taken several other art classes and this is by far her favorite. The studio is so nice too. So warm and inviting."
~Beth A., Rockaway, NJ
"Mary has been wonderful in helping to plan a very special party in honor of my parent's 50th Anniversary. She is very thoughtful of her student's abilities. Mary guides her lessons in order to allow her students to be successful in their projects".
~Lisa M., Roxbury, NJ
"Such a fun studio! I've done a few adult painting classes with Mary throughout the years and I can't recommend them enough. She will walk you through the steps and supply everything you need, so you can go in and just have fun. It's such a fun, stress-free environment, which everyone needs to experience. She also offers a variety of other fun classes from mediums, to flower arranging, to a whole array of children's classes. Such a gem in Morris County."
~Kathleen K., Randolph, NJ
Why Art Classes?
It’s been proven that early exposure to visual art and music promotes activity in the brain. Teaching children about art is a great idea because: