Back to school special: 50% off your first month tuition for all children classes

Children’s classes alternate weekly between Painting/Drawing & Ceramics/Sculpture

To join our classes, please complete our POLICY & REGISTRATION FORM and bring it with you to the first day of class

Art Classes for Children & Adults of All Skill Levels. Est. 2004

Welcome to Art Academia, a European-style art school founded upon classical teaching principles passed down from master to master since the early Renaissance. For more than 15 years, hundreds of aspiring Bay Area artists been coming here to develop their painting, drawing, and ceramics skills. By practicing in an active art studio, students are able to study alongside professional artists from around the world, master their craft, develop new friendships, and have loads of fun along the way.

Congratulations! The National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition Foundation, Inc.

We are over-the-moon excited to share that five Art Academia students were hand selected to compete in the prestigious National K-12 Ceramics Exhibition, which showcases the best ceramics work made in the country each year.Huge congratulations to Jamie, Lae, Daniella, Rhea, and Ayla who's works will be recognized and judged by renowned ceramic artist Pete Pinnell at this year's event in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. They stood out as top contenders from over 1200 entries across 178 art schools around the country.
Please see our Blog for the whole story and students work


The National K-12 Ceramic Exhibition has selected Jamie, Lane, Daniella, Rhea, and Ayla as top ceramics contenders from over 1200 entries across 178 art schools around the country. Congrats! Please check our Blog



9/18 - 11/ 20, 2019 — SOLD OUT


"Art Academia is among a very small group of companies that have won the Best of San Mateo Award for three consecutive years. This distinction has qualified Art Academia for the 2017 San Mateo Business Hall of Fame".