Download: 2019 Program Guide

2019 schedule/tuition (pdf)


2019 SPRING 16-wk Calendar (pdf)


Build Your Own Workshop (pdf)


Birthday Party (pdf)


mission statement

Launch Creative Minds!


Our Artist Studio aims to provide art enrichment to enjoy as a creative community and advocates art making as a healthy creative outlet.  Our art members are encouraged to explore fine arts mediums, as they learn various perspectives of making art . 

For serious and portfolio learners who aim to prepare for a competitive audition, private art lessons with Mrs. Ma are recommended. 

Student Art Galleries with Mrs. Ma

Art Programs for School Year,  School Breaks 

& Birthday Party

2018 Program Guide

Bio of Teaching Artist: Kimmy Wu Ma

Embrace Originality!

Lead Art Educator, Master of Art, School of Education, NYU  (1996)

Successfully completed her graduate studies & art professional training 

With international exhibitions in NYC &  Italy

Mrs. Ma was also selected to attend Instituto Universtario di Architectuttura  di Venezia at NYU's Master's Studio Arts program in Venice, Italy, after competitive auditions. With her concentration in painting & art  theories, her  thesis aims to conceptualize minimal forms in  duality. Her work is often inspired by her origin, using ancient Asian  literature Tao Te Ching as her basis, experiment dichotomy in abstraction with  environmental elements by  layering sand, clay, fiber, wood, metal, glass, mesh grains for textural  painting application along with acrylics and ink.  

As a lead curriculum designer, and  a dedicated teaching artist, the artist studio is founded nearly a decade ago with commitment in mentorship, art education & advocacy in our communities. Mrs. Ma engages actively in public arts projects as Queens  Library guest lecturer in various branches, and facilitates art education parent  workshops for various public schools. While in  college, her art participated in Clara E Gli Americani Travel Exhibitions in  Italy (1995-97). In NYC, exhibitions included Casa Italian  Zerilli-Marimo  for her series of "12/81 Chapters  Interpretation"(1995-97); 80 Washington Square East  Gallery of "36/81 Chapters of  Interpretation" series & thesis group exhibition in Peggy  Guggenheim  Collection Venice,  Italy (1995-96); ; W. Wickiser Gallery (1994-95)with "Dreamscape" series. Solo/group exhibitions in  photography, woodcut  & print  making collections at Klapper Hall, QC  Galleries (1991-93). While attending graduate school, she  collaborated several national ad campaigns in spearheading creative briefs (1994-97)  for  Mercedez Benz, (LVMH) Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton for Hennessy  brand, E*TRADE, Citibank & Amercian Express.  Her  window designs & schematics were commisioned by top cosmetic company for its summer & spring  collections (1992-1994). Always enjoy her involvement in art education events and  creating  theme-based original designs for public school foyers  &  performance stages in our  community. Prior  to ARTStudio, in addition to teaching, she had served as Director of Queens  campus (1997-99) for Audrey Cohen College, and VP of  Account Services (1999-2003) at Admerasia Advertising Inc. Her works have  been privately collected by NYC adverstising agencies, NY law offices/legal services & local business centers. She  continues to share her  passion in art and always aims to  work toward the annual art exhibitions with  her students at the Art Studio.E

Art & Mrs. Ma

Mr. Christopher Gomez (BFA, Sundays Co-Teacher)

Mr. Chris is a  professional cartoonist & holds a BFA from top-ranked the School of Visual  Arts in NYC. With ample training in our art studio, and with his work  in Manhattan Youth Organization, he has been providing art instructions to  students in many middle schools in NYC including: the Clinton School of Writers & Artists, the Riverdale Country School and Brooklyn School of Arts and Science.  Students' Art with Ms. Christine & Mr. Christopher, view our  Studio's FB 

Ms. Christine Pandolfi (BFA, Co-Teacher) Summer & School Year: Mon/Tu 4:15pm, Sat. 3:15pm

Ms. Christine received BFA from Hunter  College, majored in painting, and has been an active member of National Art  League with various exhibitions. She is passionate about art making and enjoys  working with younger learners; she is trained under Mrs. Ma in Studio's  curriculum format, she teaches art fundamentals during the school year and  summer's recreation programs.  

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Co-Teachers & Workshop Teachers (BA & BFA)

Our collaborative team of artists & instructors have received art professional degree and  training in the U.S. 

Art with Ms. Christine's & Mr. Christopher's Student Art Album 

Contact Us

Studio visits or trial by appointment. We are open 7 days a week during the school year with selective studio recess and major holidays. No Walk-In during instructions.


190-19 Union Tpke, Queens, New York, New York 11366, United States

(646) 209-9352

Email Kimmy Ma


About Us

Our Artist Studio aims to provide art enrichment to enjoy as a creative community and advocates art making as a healthy creative outlet. Our art members are encouraged to explore various fine arts mediums in our group lesson formats, as they learn various perspectives of making art. For serious and portfolio learners who aim to prepare for a competitive audition, consult Mrs. Ma for private art lessons.

Student ART Galleries with Mrs. Ma