Inspiring and developing creativity since 2011


About Us

Perth-based artist, children’s author and teacher Jane McKay started Creative Kids Art Club in 2011 to offer after-school classes catering to children who loved art and craft. Starting with just four children in one location, Creative Kids Arts Club now has over 1 000 children attending our award winning holiday and after school classes each year in 12 different locations throughout Perth.

Read our parent testimonials below.

Zoe's loved her first term and is excited to go every week
Lauren, 2016

We are very happy with the classes. The change in our little boy has been amazing!
Amanda, 2015

My son is really enjoying the classes, especially the variety of art work.
Angela, 2015

Thank you for all the wonderful projects that Katie has been involved with over the last few years. It has certainly been the highlight of her week coming to your art classes.
Kasia, 2016

We love our son's artwork, we have a wall at home for all his pieces from Creative Kids Art Club, they are just so good.
Fiona, 2014

My daughter is enjoying the classes very much, 10 out of 10 in her words!
Kate, 2015

My kids are very excited, they loved the class last time around and the arts mode continues for couple of days after at our home!
Sonia, 2017


To inspire and develop creativity through art education.


To provide quality art education, across a range of media, enabling our students to develop skills in the visual arts to nurture their creativity; have fun; form friendships; enhance problem-solving skills and original thinking; and build self-confidence.


We believe art and creativity are life enhancing, and we encourage children to explore their creativity and learn new skills. We treat children, parents and staff with respect and consideration. We encourage honesty and integrity.

Meet Our Team

Jane McKay

Jane is a professional artist, and a qualified and experienced primary school teacher with a Bachelor in Education from the University of Tasmania. After teaching for many years and trying almost every craft and art form imaginable, Jane began studying art, first in Sydney and then at Curtin University. Jane has exhibited her paintings widely throughout Australia and also overseas in Kyoto, New York, Los Angeles, Singapore and Hong Kong. Her works are held in many public and private collections in Australia and overseas. She has also published children’s books. Described by Thomas (age 7) as 'the best teacher in the world' Jane loves teaching and creating exciting and fun activities. Jane teaches classes in Nedlands and Riverton.

Ella Steiner

Ella Steiner
Arts Administrator

Ella is our wonderful Arts Administrator, she assists the director with progams, planning and booking venues to ensure the smooth running of the classes. Ella has worked with Creative Kids Art Club since 2015 and is currently studying Honours in Fashion and Fine Art.

Debbie Molyneux

Debbie has a Bachelor of Education in Primary Teaching, specialising in Visual Arts, from Edith Cowan University. She is a Teacher of the Deaf and also a specialist Visual Arts Teacher. She inspires the children in her classes to develop new skills and experiment by providing support and encouragement. Debbie is a creative, organised and enthusiastic teacher. Debbie takes our classes in Willagee. Feedback from parents: 'my child loves the classes, Debbie has been wonderful!'

Julie Phillips

Julie teaches our classes in East Victoria Park. She has a Bachelor of Education from Edith Cowan University, and years of teaching experience. Interested in all art forms, Julie enjoys creating a wide variety of works with the children, including wonderful dyeing and textile works. Feedback from parents: 'my child is thoroughly enjoying the class with Julie and looks forward to attending every week.'

Jane Ziemons

A professional artist, Jane is studying for an arts degree specialising in contemporary fashion and textiles. She has a post-graduate certificate in primary education and has taught for over 15 years with infant and primary school children. She aims to provide a classroom with rich and varied learning experiences that are also lots of fun. Jane looks after our Thursday classes in Kingsley and Currambine.

Renee- teacher

Renee Musca

Renee takes our classes in Leederville. She has Bachelor of Education in art from Edith Cowan University and over 15 years teaching experience. During this time, she has developed art programs for primary school students and taught everything from sculpture to printmaking. She is interested in all areas of art, Renee is a friendly and passionate teacher.

Lauren - Art Teacher

Lauren Studer

Lauren is an enthusiastic teacher with a Bachelor of Visual Arts and a Diploma of Education from Edith Cowan University. Lauren has taught Visual Art and Dance in high schools for 11 years and is experienced in teaching all art forms, specialising in painting and printmaking. Lauren is committed to providing a safe and supportive classroom, encouraging children to be creative and have fun!

Leith Elliot

Leith Elliot

Leith takes our class in East Victoria Park on Wednesdays. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts and Photography and a Bachelor of Education specialising in Visual Arts and Film, Television and New Media Studies. Leith has over 15 years experience teaching Art from P-12 in Western Australia and Queensland. Leith has been involved in curriculum development, advocacy and awards judging for the arts at both state and national levels. Leith is an extremely passionate teacher who strives to provide children with creative and engaging art experiences to instil a lifelong joy of art.

Emily Muco - teacher

Emily Muco

Emily takes our classes in South Fremantle, holiday classes and art parties. She has a Bachelor of Arts from Curtin University and holds a Diploma of Education from the University of Western Australia. Emily is a an enthusiastic teacher and artist who has won awards for her art and been invited to exhibit at the Singapore Institute of Contemporary Arts. She also has her own fashion label and has showcased items at the Telstra Perth Fashion Festival. Emily aims to create a supportive, safe and fun learning environment for the children in her classes.

Veronica Schunck

Veronica Schunck

Veronica has a Bachelor of Education in Primary Teaching from Edith Cowan University.She is a Visual Arts and Italian Language Specialist teacher, with over twenty years teaching experience.  She likes to combine her passions of art and Italian culture whenever possible, from drawing portraits to making masks. Veronica enjoys teaching and encourages and guides her children in developing their creative skills. She likes to experiment with all art forms and has a personal interest pastel drawing and ceramics.


Cynthia Hsu
Materials Assistant

Cynthia is currently studying for an undergraduate degree at Curtin University. She assists us with sorting out the materials for art classes and parties.


Chantal Lebrasse-Dyers