Provide exceptional quality art instruction for children and adults in order to build skills and explore art forms while nurturing the creativity of individuals at all ability levels.
Youth scholarships sponsored by the Crystal Lake Lions Club and Creative Arts Inc. instructors are available and awarded to up to ten students ages 4-17 having strong artistic motivation and financial needs.
Scholarships run Fall to Spring.
Brian "Wheels" Melhorn Memorial Scholarship
Available for one adult student per year, based on artistic interest and financial need. Scholarship runs year-round, and is sponsored by Creative Arts instructors.
Artwork by Jamie Sanks Clark.
All classes are taught by qualified, professional artists and art educators. Read more:
Director of Development
Director of Operations
Scott Little 815.219.9243 firstname.lastname@example.org
Susan Sieber 815.321.3464 email@example.com
Darlene Bremer 847.431.4009 firstname.lastname@example.org
Janet Balboa 815.219.8492 email@example.com
Linda Cannizzo 815.353.1664 firstname.lastname@example.org
Stephanie Cunnally 815.404.4889 email@example.com
Kathie Jagman 815.353.9297
Tamara McMillan 815.347.6730 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Williamson 224.245.7537 email@example.com
Therese Wiser 815.529.7504 firstname.lastname@example.org
Creative Arts, Inc. nonprofit art studio is located in a charming "arts cottage" at 400 Highland Ave, Crystal Lake, Illinois.
The studio is directly behind the Dole Mansion, on the grounds of the Lakeside Legacy Arts Park; just minutes from South Elementary School and Lundahl Middle School.
Complete our online registration form or register in person at Creative Arts, Inc, 400 Highland Ave, Crystal Lake, IL 60014.
Attendance & Make-up Classes
Please call or email if you will not be able to come to class. Make-up classes are generally available, but contact the instructor for details. Class credit must be redeemed within one year of the original class date.
Some classes allow drop-ins for $16/class. Please contact instructor at least 24 hours in advance.
Classes may be cancelled due to weather or other factors. Notice will be posted on this website, on our Facebook page or call 815.219.9243. We are not affiliated with School District 47 or 155 and do not follow their calendar or cancellations.