Women in the Arts 

 Celebrating the Genius of Women              Orlando, Florida             A 501(c)3 non-profit organizatio

CSA at the Library

Art Summer School 2022
This program has been completed.

**All seats are filled for all levels. Waitlist is full**

Each lesson is posted on Saturdays at 10:00 AM at this page, starting June 25, 2022. 

Jun. 25-Jul. 30: refresh the page, select, and click on the link for the weekly lessons.

Jun. 25    Lesson 1    Drawing

Jul. 02     Lesson 2    Painting

Jul. 09     Lesson 3    Photography

Jul. 16     Lesson 4    Sculpture

Jul. 23     Lesson 5    Mixed Media

Jul. 30    Final deadline. End of program.

Aug.1-8   Awards pick-up and art bin return.

CSA Instructors

Xiomara Aleksic

Professional artist

Teaches: Drawing and Mixed Media for Kids and Tweens.

Lindsay Merwin

Professional artist

Teaches: Painting for Kids, Tweens, Teens.

Susan Torregrosa

Professional Master Photographer

Teaches: Photography for Preschool, Kids, Tweens, Teens.

Maria Guerrero

Architect, designer

Teaches: Drawing, painting, mixed media, 3D and art-science for Preschool and Teens.

Natalia Guerrero

Program Assistant

Victoria Guerrero

Program Assistant

Portraits courtesy of Studio T Photography


Program Information

Partner Locations: Hiawassee Library, Eatonville Library, Southeast Library.
Type: Attendees will be provided a link to a self-paced virtual lesson each week.
Cost: Free. Limited registration spots. Art kits are provided.  Library card in good standing required. Library card will be verified at pick-up time. 


"Art On The Water." This summer we’ll be exploring artists’ interpretations of the ocean and the human relationship to water, while learning drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, mixed media, and art-science. This journey includes five weekly online lessons, an art bin with supplies, and links to extend the adventure with related reading and resource materials from the library and museum collections.


The registration for this program opens on April 23 after 11:00 AM (Eastern Time).
**All seats are filled for all levels. Waitlist is full**



Each lesson is posted on Saturdays at 10:00 AM at womeninthearts.org, starting June 25, 2022.

  • Jun. 25    Lesson 1    Drawing 
  • Jul.  02    Lesson 2    Painting
  • Jul.  09    Lesson 3    Photography
  • Jul.  16    Lesson 4    Sculpture
  • Jul.  23    Lesson 5    Mixed Media & Art-Science
  • Jul.  30    Final deadline. End of program.
  • Aug.1-8   Awards pick-up and Art Bin return (empty).

Further information will be announced at a later date (TBA – to be announced).


Art Kit Pick-up

A free Art Kit with supplies is provided to the parent or designated adult of the registered student. Library card in good standing required. Library card will be verified at pick-up time. 

Art Kit Pick-up Dates

June 11- June 24 at your selected location: Hiawassee Library, Southeast Library, or Eatonville Library. 
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00 AM-7:00 PM. Friday-Saturday 10:00 AM-6:00 PM. These library locations are closed on Sunday.


Eatonville Library

200 E Kennedy Blvd., Eatonville, FL 32751 

Hiawassee Library

7391 W. Colonial Dr., Orlando, FL 32818

Southeast Library.

5575 S Semoran Blvd, Orlando, FL 32822

Contact the library via Questline at 407.835.7323


How to participate

1. Select your project by grade level.

2. Complete the project at home.

3. Text or email the image or video clip of your completed project. Include your first and last name. 

Email womeninthearts@gmail.com 

Text (407) 900-5918‬

4. Each project is due preferably the same day or within a week. 

    The final deadline per each project is the next Saturday before 10:00 AM ET. 


Equipment Requirements

Students will need access to a computer, laptop, tablet, or cell phone to access and submit assignments.


Parents: your assistance and supervision is recommended and necessary for some of the projects, especially for younger students. 



Maria Guerrero

Email womeninthearts@gmail.com 

Text (407) 900-5918‬




Thank you for your support!

Sustaining sponsors
Carol Vale.  Dorothy and Emmett Owens.  Don and Bobbie Abate.  James K. Densmore.  Joan Healy.  Sandra de Nijs.  Susan Torregrosa.  Erika Oliver.  Sara Brown.  Sherry Neustaedter.  The Guerrero Family.

Business and Corporate Sponsors
West Orange Foundation: C101 and Leadership Alumni.  Studio T Photography.  Wiley.  Fiske Brothers Refining Co. 


Orange County Library System.