Georgetown's Artsea Lessons & Studio launches classes for kids

Artsea Lessons & Studio in Georgetown now offers kids classes on Thursdays. (Courtesy Artsea Lessons & Studio)
Artsea Lessons & Studio in Georgetown now offers kids classes on Thursdays. (Courtesy Artsea Lessons & Studio)

Artsea Lessons & Studio in Georgetown now offers kids classes on Thursdays. (Courtesy Artsea Lessons & Studio)

Artsea Lessons & Studio in Georgetown expanded recently to include kids art classes on Thursday nights. The lessons are for ages 5-8 and 9-12. Teacher Kati Hellmer graduated in May from Southwestern University with a fine arts degree in painting, said owner Kim Hoerster, adding the studio continues to have adult classes in watercolor painting and drawing at 3100 N. I-35, Georgetown. 512-876-9091. www.kimhoerster.com
By Sally Grace Holtgrieve
Sally Grace Holtgrieve solidified her passion for news during her time as Editor-in-Chief of Christopher Newport University's student newspaper, The Captain's Log. She started her professional career at The Virginia Gazette and moved to Texas in 2015 to cover government and politics at The Temple Daily Telegram. She started working at Community Impact Newspaper in February 2018 as the Lake Travis-Westlake reporter and moved into the role of Georgetown editor in June 2019.


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