adaefineartacademy@gmail.com-817 Chapel Street- New Haven, Connecticut -203.777.7220
Our Instructor

Kwadwo Adae is a visual artist and international muralist who has been drawing and painting for over 30 years. He founded the Adae Fine Art Academy four months after earning his Master's of Arts in painting at the Steinhardt School of Education at New York University in 2005.

Our Studio Manager
Toni Ann Giammona is a visual artist who is currently in pursuit of her Bachelor's of Fine Arts at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan. She is highly skilled, extremely helpful, and a fantastic human being on all levels.
Our School

Our current 8 week session runs from Monday, July 10th-Saturday, September 2nd



Our Mobile Art Studio Service

We run a Mobile Art Studio Service that can to come to your location and provide group art lessons throughout the Greater New Haven area. We currently run this service to the Alzheimer's & Dementia wing of Brookdale Senior Living in Woodbridge; after school art mini-courses at the Foote School, we run an art group at the West Haven Mental Health Clinic, and we work with artists from the Parents' Foundation, a transitional living facility for people living with schizophrenia. We've also taught art classes in the Pediatric Oncology & Hematology Departments at Yale New Haven Children's Hospital, New Haven Free Public Library, Fellowship Place, Casa Otoñal, and the Conte West Hills School.

How Does It All Work?

Students at the Adae Fine Art Academy receive individualized instruction specifically designed for their own personal artistic endeavors. Classes are two hours long and run in eight-week sessions. The maximum class size is eleven students. If you are interested in coming down to the school for a free-trial lesson for you, or your child, give us a call or send us an e-mail to make an appointment.

Tuition for an eight-week session of two hour classes is only $290.
We accept cash, check, or payments on the venmo app.
Please make checks payable to Adae Fine Art Academy.

Students who sign up for an eight-week session with a friend or family member receive our discount of one free class in each session reducing tuition for each student to $254. Students are not required to be in the same lesson to receive our class discount. Payments are due at the beginning of each session.

Students who are absent for any reason have the opportunity to make up a missed class. We usually schedule a “Make Up Week” after each session ends. Students with perfect attendance are welcome to come during Make Up Week and enjoy a free ninth class.

Students will have their tuition credited for a maximum of two absences. Students who receive a family or friend discount will be credited for one absence (since they are already receiving a free class in each session.)

All students are responsible for bringing their art materials to class. If you need help figuring out what you need, we can help you.

Our Class Schedule

Adult Classes Schedule
Monday Mornings from 10:00 to Noon
Tuesday Evenings from 6:00 to 8:00

Children’s Classes Schedule (Ages 7 and Up)
Saturday Morning 10:00 to Noon
Saturday Afternoon Noon to 2:00

Nude Figure Drawing with a Model Last Thursday of each month from 6:00-9:00pm


Wait, So You're That Place With All Those Plants In The Window?
Yes, Indeed. We love plants. If you have one that needs help let us know.


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