Welcome to Art Classes with Mary Shadbolt's Art School in downtown Denville, NJ!
5 East Main Street
Suite #28B (upstairs)
Denville, NJ 07834
Email: Phone: 973-627-2007
Mary Shadbolt is a certified K-12 Art Educator, as well as a practicing Artist and Photographer. She earned a BFA in Illustration with a triple minor in Art History, Drawing and Photography.
Wanting to share and teach about art as well, she went to Moore College of Art & Design to earn K-12 Art Certification in 2001.
Shadbolt considers it a true honor to guide students on their creative journey, and help them find their artistic voice! After all, creativity takes courage!
There are in-person and virtual classes for artists in Kindergarten through adults! Private art classes are also available for all ages. This art school also offers art workshops, special events, parties and BYOB painting parties! Be sure to subscribe to our Emailing list below!
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
"A+ !! First time experience and I learned a lot! The teacher was awesome and patient!"
~Gary G., 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
"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: