To us, art is more than an after-school activity-- it is means of self expression unlike any other. At Kimmy Ma, we teach kids how to launch their creative minds through medium-based art classes. Paying close attention to the fundamentals, we explore different styles and techniques of fine art, all the while encouraging personal growth and creative voice. Master the delicate strokes of watercolor or learn the practice of intricate charcoal drawings!
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.
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Voted as The Winner of
“Family Favorite of 2019
for the Best of NYC”
with very special thanks to our
art families & creative team!
Queens Family Magazine.
Over 3000 art works by our students are chronicled in our Annual Art Shows
in the past decade.
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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.
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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
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