From ongoing Saturday classes to Summer Teen Studios, emerging young artists can find plenty of guidance and serious art instruction at the Art Students League of Denver. In addition to these teen programs, students ages 16+ are welcome to take adult classes (with parent permission) and are invited to join our teen art community on Fridays for Teen Studio Nights @ ASLD!

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Search for Summer Teen Studios! Simply narrow your search by selecting your student’s age group and “camp” from the drop down menus or click the bottom below to view a full list of hyperlinked camps.

Your student must have a current ASLD membership in order to participate in Summer Teen Studios. Click on the button below to purchase a membership.

Click on the image above to view the Summer Teen Studio catalog online!

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Young Revolutionaries | Tony Ortega & Sylvia Montero
All Abilities

  • Enhance your imagination and create your own expressive artwork
  • Mix it up! From drawing, painting, printing to collage
  • Process your creativity and obtain the confidence to create your own artwork

Saturdays, Jan 7 – June 3

1 – 4PM | $32 per class date, $37 for non-members

“Be yourself! Everyone else is taken! ” – Oscar Wilde

Tony Ortega
Sylvia Montero
Kristen Gruenberger

Teen Ceramics | Kristen Gruenberger
All Abilities

  • Work in clay!
  • Learn hand building techniques, and try your hand at the potter’s wheel
  • Create fun and functional and sculptural ceramic art

Fridays, Jan 20 – March 3
6 – 9pm | $162 for 7 week workshop,
$198 for non-members

Teen Studio Night | Karl Poulson
All Abilities

Enrich and deepen your individual artistic voice by participating in a community of artists who want to venture beyond where school art classes go. Guided by individual instruction, learn to think creatively and critically about what inspires you. Consider the influence music and other media can have on the creative process, and drawing on these and other sources, learn how to communicate and express your ideas visually.

Fridays, 6-9 pm
$15 per session, materials and dinner provided

Register online or call 303-778-6990×0.

Karl Poulson

Teen Saturday Ongoing Classes and Workshops (ages 14-17)

During the regular school year, our ongoing teen classes and workshops encourage students to build a portfolio by exploring new materials and techniques while developing creative problem solving skills.

Search for Teen courses by hitting the button below and selecting “Teen” from the Age drop-down menu.

Adult Ongoing Classes and Workshops

The Art Students League also welcomes high school students to explore our adult classes. Students must be 16 years of age or older and have a signed parental release form on file in the office. Our ongoing classes and workshops provide students greater opportunities to specialize in areas of drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics and other media.

Youth members ages 16-17 are also welcome to participate in our Open Figure Studies sessions with a signed parental release form on file in the office. Download the form here.

Summer Teen Studio

We offer a range of summer studios for teens which run for one to two weeks providing a more intensive study of a particular medium or technique. Workshops are offered as morning and afternoon sessions. 

Click HERE to learn more about summer KidART Camps and Teen Studios.

Join our Board of Directors as a Youth Representative

This is a great way to get involved in Denver’s exploding fine arts community and also to fulfill high school graduation requirements for volunteer work. Click here for requirements and application details.


We offer youth and teen scholarships! Visit our Scholarships page for more information and updates.

****By registering your child for class, you authorize ASLD to use your child’s artwork and/or photo in future League marketing/promotional materials, including electronic formats.