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Founded in 2017 by Steve Paul, Lithonia Art Center is a friendly environment that encourages and inspires artistic growth. Steve Paul believes everyone has an artist inside them, looking to express themselves and find they're artistic voice. With artist experience in the studio and in the classroom meaning you get not only teachers with great art technique, but also great teaching technique too. Studio rentals and educational programs are also available upon request with prior reservation. Please get in touch today to learn more about our offerings.



The Lithonia Art Center (LAC) has a vision to empower, transform, heal, and restore multi-cultural communities through the arts. OVERVIEW: The Lithonia Art Center is an art coworking space. It is a creative hub for the community of lithonia and South DeKalb County / Eastside of Atlanta. There is so much raw talent in Atlanta, especially the Eastside, but there’s no place that provides a holistic creative outlet for those with interest in the arts. Lithonia Art Center will be this. Lithonia Art Center will include an art gallery with stage, fashion library, conference room,art studio, music studio, comic + retail shop, rooftop cafe, and writing garden. These spacesgive the artist everything they need and will allow the total artist to thrive. All of these spaces will be available for rent. In addition to offering art, music, and fashion classes, LAC will have a marketplace that allows members and local artist to monetize their creations. Members will have access to complimentary classes in business + fnancial management, as well as mentors to guide them on their journey to becoming successful creative entrepreneurs--- no starving artist! Mostly importantly we will offer year-round art therapy for children and adults, dealing with depression, anxiety, and stress. The art therapy classes are also available for those that are simply in need of a creative mental retreat.We target multi-cultural areas that lack access to artistic cultural centers and creative outlets, like museums and art schools. We also focus on areas that have a high density of “creators” or people of African-descent, as many of the world's talents, trends and creativity, derive from these areas. The Lithonia Art Center will help cultivate this raw talentat the local level, then propel it internationally. The building will be open for rental, events, and classes. Followed by an offcial grand opening Feb 8th 2020.


Artists need a space to dream, to create, to inspire and to be inspired. At Lithonia Art Center, we understand this well, which is why we provide this space for our guests. All artistic expression is allowed in this magical Art Center where people come and create their art freely. All ages and levels are welcome, so please stop by today!

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We offer various classes in different mediums that are available for all levels. Now is the perfect time to get started! Learn more about our classes below to find one that fits what you’re looking for.

Art Class


Your New Masterpiece

We can’t all be a modern Basque yacht, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t give Painting a shot. All of our classes focus on the process, rather than the end result of art. Here, we consider that each piece of art created is an honest masterpiece. Call us today to find out more. Spaces are limited, so it’s best to act fast!


Take Home Some Art

Learn how to draw comic book style then start making your own creative products. Learn character design, storyboarding, storyline, packaging and producing your own content. 


Reinterpreting Figures

If you’re tired of working at home without improving, try your hand at this beginner class. Pencil Drawing is taught by a truly unbelievable artist who is here to help you become the artist you always dreamed of being. Pencil Drawing is great for all who want to get an all encompassing lesson about the art world.

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7268 Center Street Lithonia, Ga, 30058


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