REGISTER NOW for our WINTER II SESSION!
Weekly Classes / January 22 – March 23
Vacation Day Workshops
VACATION DAY WORKSHOPS
Check back soon for upcoming vacation day workshops! The Westport Arts Center offers a variety of workshops on days off from Westport Public Schools.
Check back for special weekend classes.
Meet The Teachers
Lillie graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2010 with her Bachelor’s in Fine Arts and a concentration in photography. Lillie has been leading youth arts education programming for over 5 years, and has presented her programming on both the state and national level, being recognized by the Nation Afterschool Association. She is a practicing fine artist, and owns her own photography studio.
Mercedes is an art educator and practicing painter who received her formal Fine Art training at Columbia University where she graduated Cum Laude. She has exhibited and taught art lessons across NYC and Fairfield County for the past 15 years, including a 600+ student art program which she founded and ran in Bridgeport, CT.
Dylan Cotton received his BFA in 1989 from Alfred University and went on to work in many different glass studios. In 2006, Cotton received his MFA in Glass and Ceramics from Temple University’s Tyler School of Art. In 2014, Cottom opened the Hotspot Glass Studio. Cotton often collaborates with his wife making public art installations and sculptures and exhibited at Art Space in New Haven, CT, and created work for the Pelham Art Center in Pelham, NY.
Sharon Chung earned her Masters in Art Therapy from New York University in 2016. She has primarily worked in school settings to provide therapeutic services to children and adolescents to promote their emotional, social, and artistic growth. She continues to work with organizations that serve survivors of domestic violence, as well as art programs that work with students with special needs.