CREATIVITY INNOVATION EXPERIMENTATION
Encourage & foster creative & innovative thinkers through art & play.
We believe in organic learning, experimentation, and critical thinking.
Bring nature into the classroom and provide outdoor opportunities.
Create a "yes" environment where children are given the opportunity to explore, create and experience hands-on learning.
OUR CLASSES, CAMPS,
FIELD TRIPS & BIRTHDAY PARTIES ARE
Children lead the way
Children explore all possibilities
We focus on the creative process, exploration, & experience rather than the result.
We are a process-based
art & exploration studio
We are true believers in the power of play, art, & creativity. Our process-based approach focuses on the experience of making & creating rather than the end result. This means we value and honor each child's uniqueness and encourage them to express themselves freely.
Painted Leaf's classes are designed to promote creativity, critical thinking, & problem-solving skills. By creating a "yes environment", a place where we say yes more often than no, we create an authentic learning experience and promote independence & self-esteem.
If you live in the Tampa Bay area and have kiddos who love to explore and get creative they'll love our classes!
We also love helping local businesses plan their family-friendly events.
We are currently working with some amazing local organizations to be able to provide a variety of classes & playgroups throughout Tampa Bay.
You can currently find us in:
OWNER & DIRECTOR
Dedicated to providing unique creative environments
Hi! I'm so happy you are interested in Painted Leaf Studio!
Since graduating with an art degree from the University of South Florida I have searched for a way to connect my love for the arts with my passion for encouraging our future innovators to be creative, critical thinkers and invested in learning. Inspired by my incredibly creative & curious daughter, Painted Leaf was born as a way to share my passion for art, outdoor education & sensory experiences.
When I'm not teaching kids I'm working as a portrait/lifestyle photographer, exploring Tampa's parks, or working on my own art.