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Arts Beacon

Arts Beacon is a creative arts studio offering classes, commissions, and art consultations in sculpture, drawing and painting for children, teens and adults.


Kids and teen classes

Monday, Wednesday and Friday options

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Adult events and classes

Weekly classes and party booking

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Private lessons and commissions

Be creative. Jena will work with you!

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The Studio

What makes our classes different?

Arts beacon is my working artist studio. Students will get to see my work in progress and preparations for exhibitions. Our classes are offered by the semester, 4 week series, workshops and drop in. My teaching philosophy is to encourage creative thinking and problem solving while teaching students to develop a rich visual aesthetic. I design projects for kids and adults with an observational and process based approach to art making. Classes will be divided by age and material and students will be offered age appropriate materials and tools. I have a variety of materials available to my students like clay, acrylic and watercolor painting, fabric, woodworking tools and supplies, plaster, collage, and mixed media sculpture supplies. All of my students will have access to the studio tools, supplies and materials so they may gravitate to the medium that works best for their personal projects and goals. Students will be encouraged to draw from observation to learn how to see and develop a strong visual vocabulary and at the same time take a process based approach with materials to expand the possibilities of their art making.

Next Season's Classes - Registration is open

Arts Beacon Summer 2019 Semester

Summer semester — June 1st - August 10th
July 4th break — June 30 - July 7
Fall classes start Sept 9

Kids and teen classes

Monday, Wednesday and Friday options

Adult classes

Wednesday and Friday options

Private lessons and commissions

Be creative. Jena will work with you!


About Jena

Jena Dost is a working artist with 15 years of teaching experience. She holds a BFA from the Atlanta College of Art (Now SCAD) and an MFA from Queens College CUNY with majors in Sculpture and Drawing. She also completed the 2 year ceramics assistant program at Callanwolde Arts Center. She was an associate professor Brenau University and Oglethorpe University holding classes in Sculpture, Drawing, Painting, 3-D Design and Art Appreciation . She has taught classes, workshops and camps for preschool aged children through adult students at Callanwolde, Eyedrum, The Friends School, The Ormewood School and Grant Park Co-op.

See some of Jena's work at

Jena Jones


Contact us for more information or if you have questions.

1039 Grant Street SE A-34 Atlanta, GA 30315

(678) 643-8352


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