Geometry

Geometry

Most of artmania’s Fall mobile classes have begun. And geometry is the first theme of this fall session. Why? Because geometry, just like art, illustrates the shape, size, and relative position of figures in space. Math (geometry) is a field concerned with documenting... read more
artmania’s Fall Classes: Integrate Many Forms of Learning

artmania’s Fall Classes: Integrate Many Forms of Learning

Artmania is always striving to help your child’s development by creating programs that integrate many forms of learning. This fall, artmania is diversifying our mobile and studio art classes! Inspired by European models of interdisciplinary theories, we are using the... read more
First Nations Sculptural Beading

First Nations Sculptural Beading

This Fall, artmania is exploring First Nations Sculptural Beading. Our resident (First Nations) instructor, Serene Porter, is sharing the traditions and history behind Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Beading. A resident from Ontario, Serene found her way to Vancouver to... read more
Fall Classes at artmania

Fall Classes at artmania

It’s back to school season and artmania is offering classes for everyone; adults, school-aged children and preschoolers. Learn Sculpture, environmental art, Iroquois beading, mandalas, acrylic and oil painting. Adult Classes: offered during the day and late... read more
Breaking the Barrier between Art and Mathematics

Breaking the Barrier between Art and Mathematics

I wish I could do that; explain how to break the barrier between art and math. But it requires a paradigm shift. A whole new way of thinking of the world. When I make art, I disappear, and there is nothing, not even space. But it’s a beautiful nothing where everything... read more
Art and Science

Art and Science

Fall sessions of artmania’s after school program in our north shore elementary school and at our studio in Dundarave starts soon! I am really excited! Counting the days! Our fall session of mobile classes (and Wednesday after school class at our studio in Dundarave)... read more
Summer Review

Summer Review

Artmania may be gearing up for fall classes, but summer classes roll on as usual! And with the usual excitement! The studio has been very busy this summer. The weekly open canvas is testiment to our creative community. Here’s one we’re very proud of: But that’s just... read more
Artmania’s Fall Session Art Classes 2016

Artmania’s Fall Session Art Classes 2016

Artmania’s list of extraordinary classes are in! Visit our studio in Dunadarve and expand your artistic skills and explore new ones. Sculpture, environmental art, Iroquois beading, mandalas, acrylic and oil painting; we have something for everyone. We’re offering... read more
The Harmony Arts Festival

The Harmony Arts Festival

The Harmony Arts Festival has begun! The festival celebrates a harmonious balance of visual, culinary and performing arts on the spectacular West Vancouver waterfront and draws crowds from all over the Lower Mainland. It takes place in West Vancouver along the... read more
Summer Magic

Summer Magic

A sprinkle of magic hit our camp last week as we transformed newspaper into food puppets! But it wasn’t magic; creativity and thought are the ingredients for artmania projects. Students have their own personal journal for documenting creativity and working... read more