Located @ 4041 N. Milwaukee Ave., Suite 302
Inside Out Art Studio
We offer art classes in:
Our teachers are professional artists and art educators who are invested in providing quality classes that produce noticeable results. Imagination, creativity and enjoyment are all combined in projects that develop art vocabulary, knowledge of art history and technical skills.
Like many good things, art comes from the inside out.
Watch this home page or contact us for information on special programs, community events and visiting artists’ workshops from around the world!
After 10 years in North Center we have moved our teaching studio and mask gallery to a much larger space in 6 Corners/ Portage Park.
4041 N. Milwaukee Ave. Suite 302 in Chicago.
Summer Art Camp
Fun, Cooperative & Inspiring! Imagine making fun art all day. Never more than 12 students per Teaching/Artist means individual attention to your child's needs.
Bring a lunch and we will make all kinds of art for 4 hours/day.
Session I M/W/F - July 7, 9, 11
Family Mask Making
Make a leather mask with master mask maker Jeff Semmerling. Children, age 6 and up, accompanied by an adult, can make their own super hero or masquerade ball mask. Everyone makes a mask. $35 each materials included. Bring the whole family!
Learn the Semmerling and Schaefer methods for shaping leather masks. For twenty years Jeff and Sonja have perfected the craft. You will make and finish two to three leather masks and leave with a list of sources for materials and tools.
Return to the studio and learn what’s next after the “Shaping Leather “ workshop. Sculpting, Scything & New Sizing Methods will be taught. Feel free to bring projects you are working on.
For any Group of any Age, ANY PLACE!
Do you have a group of friends interested in painting/ drawing/ puppetry/ mask making/ cartooning/ action figure making/ or fashion design? We can make a special class just for you. Up to 8 weeks, once a week or one day workshops. We can be very flexible. We also offer one on one work with our artists for all ages (5 to 105). We conduct explorations in art for special needs artists of all ages as well. Call the studio and we’ll work out a plan to challenge your skills, learn and accomplish your goals. Let’s make art a bigger part of your life!
Reserve your space now by calling Jeff at (773) 697-5012 or (773) 404-4399 or writing to Jeff@maskartists.com
Art from the Inside Out! Find us on ThumbTack.com
Inside Out Art Studio serves artists, our community and the world with art at its best. Let’s make art a bigger part of your life.
Hand crafted art masks
Learning the Art of Mask Making at Inside Out Art Studio
Jeff Semmerling's residency at McKenzie Elementary School in Wilmette Illinois
Interview with Hosea Sanders ABC 7 Chicago News at 11:00
"Made in Chicago: Inside Out Art Studio"
"The Magic of Masks"
"Masks For the Inside Out" by Kaiti Nicastri
All images and designs at this site © 2005-2014 Inside Out Art Studio
All rights reserved