It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child; every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.  -Pablo Picasso

Color My World Art Studio is a visual arts academy offering student artists exceptional and affordable art enrichment throughout the year…

We are now registering for our Winter-Spring 12 week class series.
See the 2016 Winter-Spring Series link for class times and description.
Reserve space soon as classes fill up quickly!

  • Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Visual Arts Classes in:
    Drawing, Design, Canvas Painting, Watercolors, Clay, Global Arts, Collage, Mosaics, and Textiles
  • A 12 week after school series of classes each Fall
  • A 12 week Winter-Spring after school series
  • A 10 week Summer Arts Program. (Includes studio classes and art Camps)
  • Saturday Studio classes & private lessons.
  • Artful Playdates & Arty Party Birthday Parties.
  • Art Reach programs for schools, scouts and libraries.
  • Community Art Events and Parent Night Outs.
  • Annual Art Exhibits & Receptions celebrating student talent.
  • Internships for teens and university art students.
  • Art Portfolio counsel for  students seeking acceptance at a fine arts college.
  • Assistance in seeking scholarship/grants for students
  • We accept students age 3* through age 18.
    (*We accept 3 & 4 year old students in Saturday classes if they are able to sit, follow basic directions, and create for an hour. Parents of young children may wish to make a reservation to try a class first before making a commitment to a series of classes)

We update the website each week. Check often to see special events and class offerings.

  • Color My World works in partnership with Arts in Bartlett (Your local Arts Council) Located in the Bartlett Center for the Arts 215 South Main Street Bartlett, Illinois 60103
  • Color My World is a member of the Arts and Education Exchange; an Art Alliance initiative, in partnership with the Illinois Arts Council, and the Illinois State Board of Education.

Phone: 224-208-5707; Email:
Offering exceptional and affordable art classes and programs for student artists.

Instruction given by professional teaching artists. Located in the Bartlett Center for the Arts at 215 South Main Street in Bartlett Town Center; just a few doors down from 2 Toots Train Whistle Grill. Parking available in the rear of the building.