Welcome to Art Classes with Mary Shadbolt!
5 East Main Street
Denville, NJ 07834
Email Phone 973-627-2007
Mary Shadbolt is a certified K-12 Art Educator, as well as a practicing professional Artist and Photographer. In 1996 she earned a BFA in Illustration with a triple minor in Art History, Drawing and Photography.
Her love of the arts drove her to become a professional Artist & Photographer. It was this same love of art that sent her Moore College of Art & Design to earn K-12 Art Certification in 2001.
Shadbolt considers it a true honor to take on students passionate about the arts, after all, creativity takes courage!
There are classes for every age group, from school aged kids, teen, adults, homeschool, even baby & me! Classes are held after school, mornings, evenings and some Saturday mornings. Private classes are also available, as are BYOB painting parties!
Classes & Workshops are available are for all ages and are broken into different groups.
Adult BYOB painting events
Baby and me
Toddler and me
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
"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
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: