ArtsConnect: Studio ACE’s Arts Integrated Curriculum Program

April 23, 2019

The acronym ACE stands for Arts, Community & Education. Our signature program, ArtsConnect, incorporates all three elements in our innovative K-8 School offering. This  program was created by and currently supervised by Linda Kallas, a retired, award winning arts teacher. After consultation with the classroom teacher, lesson plans are created, infusing the arts into Common Core subjects (math, language arts, science, literacy etc.) to enhance the student-learning experience. Each lesson integrates as least two of the arts (music, movement, performance, visual art) as well as imparting communication, critical thinking, collaboration, and creativity elements.


The arts and ArtsConnect provide an enriching, experiential opportunity for students to learn by doing through the arts as well as express themselves creatively.  There are ample studies that prove the arts engage the whole brain thus engaging the whole child through sensory experiences, which actively engage students in the process of learning.  The arts have proven to be instrumental in increasing attendance, decrease discipline issues, as well as improvement in test scores, all of which are critical issues in CA schools. Our goal at Studio ACE is to provide as much opportunity as possible to help educate our children through the arts.

Learn more about ArtsConnect here.

Pictured above: Artist Instructor Emily Hayden-Granger


Birthday Parties at Studio ACE!

January 25, 2019

We are happy to announce that you can now bring your friends and have a creative birthday party at Studio ACE!
We offer parties designed for artists of any ability, ages 7 and up.

We have two different projects that artists can choose from:

  •  Acrylic on Canvas Painting – You choose the design idea for a painting! The Birthday boy or girl can pick a subject and we will have a professional artist guide the party goers through the art project.


  • Art stations – Choose this option and we will set up three art stations that will give everyone the chance to work on different art projects in different mediums.

$75 minimum for 5 participants or less; $15 for each additional participant up to 10 people.

90 minutes: 60-minute art project plus 30 minutes for cake and presents (not included).


  • Art Supplies for Age Appropriate Project

  • Guided Instruction by a Professional Artist

  • Birthday Sign and Balloon

  • All Set-up and Clean-Up

  • Lots of Fun!!

Optional Items:

  • $3 per participant for special P-ART-Y Favors

  • $35 for pizza and water for 10 people  

  • $35 for a quarter sheet cake plus napkins, plates and forks for 10 people

  • $5 per person for each additional half hour.

To book your party or for more information please call 760-730-5203.

See our Birthday Party Page.


Welcoming All Our Military to Studio ACE!

December 13, 2018

Since opening Studio ACE in June, we’ve had the honor and privilege to meet our new neighbors and the community we’ve settled into that we happily call home. We’ve had many individuals and families walk by our windows … and stop … and look closer and we’ve said “Hi!” and we’ve had a chance to talk with many of you.

It’s been a delight to see how many Military Families have dropped in to the Studio these past few months! Since we’d like to help out in a small way; we’re offering a 15% discount to every one of our military art students, whether you’re active duty, a spouse, a dependent, veteran, reserves or retired. 

As we’ve been updating our website, we now offer a drop-down menu for All our Classes and Art Camps where you can just click on “Military Discount”, with the price automatically calculated; and you’re good to go!  

Spread the word in O’side; we’d love to see more of our Military Community creating art with us! 

Getting Established at the Studio!

November 17, 2018

It’s been awhile since our last post. A LOT of new things have been happening since we opened in June and we’ve been Very busy adding more classes and getting our new studio space established. The community has been wonderful and we’re meeting new artists and artists-in-training every week!

We’ll have some news and updates for you on this page very soon!

In the meantime:
Please check out our expanding line up of classes and workshops in addition to the events we have out in the community of Oceanside, on our Calendar Page.

If you’d like to receive weekly updates from Studio ACE, please sign up on our Contact Page.

See you soon!

Our New Space

November 18, 2017

After working out of our homes and storing supplies in garages throughout North County, we are thrilled to be in the process of signing a lease for a space in Oceanside. Having this space will allow us to greatly expand arts opportunities in the community.

Our commitment to providing accessible arts for children and families in Oceanside and the North County communities is strong and unwavering!

We are working hard getting the place at 3861 Mission Avenue in Oceanside ready for our Grand Opening in early June.