About Us

Art Est. Art School

Art Est. Art School is a dynamic creative hub for the visual arts in Leichhardt, the heart of Sydney’s inner west. Founder and Director Jennifer McNamara established Art Est in 2008 with a vision to create an art space where students of all ages and abilities can discover their artistic potential in a professional studio environment with practicing artists. Art Est has gained a reputation for providing quality tuition in a nurturing and relaxed environment.

Our space

Our spacious, light-filled warehouse is an inspiring art space featuring four teaching studios and gallery space. We have reverse cycle air-conditioning, so you can enjoy your art class in comfort year round.

Our professionally managed and purpose built pottery and ceramics studio opened in 2016. It is equipped with 8 pottery wheels (Venco), dedicated handbuilding stations, slab roller, extruder, a glaze room, kiln room and clay recycling room. We have 2 electric kilns and all firing occurs on the premises. We do not offering firing services for external ceramicists. View our ceramics and pottery classes

Our professional art tutors

All our tutors are practicing artists and experts in their genre and medium. You can click on the tutor’s name in the course information to find out more about their qualifications, art practice and the courses or workshops they are currently teaching at Art Est. More.