Frequently Asked Questions
What is Alex Makes Art?
Alex Makes Art provides unique and interactive experiences
through virtual art programming. We teach an array of classes
to kiddos and adults around the globe!
Who is Alex?
Alex founded Alex Makes Art!
She is a mixed-media maker, teacher, wide eyed-globetrotter,
and a proud mother to two beautiful hedgehogs.
What is SAVI?
SAVI is a weekly art immersive class that dives into
a medium-of-the-month with a fabulously curated box component.
During the school year, SAVI is 4 consecutive classes,
offered on Tuesdays or Thursdays throughout a single month.
In the summer, SAVI sessions run every day
throughout a week for 5 consecutive classes.
We also offer two other SAVI programs:
SAVI Grown-Ups for our adult artists.
You will receive a brand new sketchbook each month,
materials for four guided lessons by two full-time artists,
and an infographic on how to use what’s in your box.
What programs does AMA offer?
We provide a variety of different offerings:
Where do I sign up for classes?
Is there an age requirement for sign-ups?
There is no age restriction!
Our SAVI offering is for artists aged 8-13,
but we have something here for everybody.
Do you have a walk-in storefront?
We currently do not have a storefront.
Am I allowed to record these lessons?
We do not allow lessons to be recorded.
Alex is available for consultations and group speaking,
please send your email here for an estimate.
Will I need to purchase my own supplies to participate?
we provide a monthly box of supplies when you sign up!
If you’re only participating in Crafternoons, you will be
using household items and some basic art supplies
(which we can make suggestions for).
What are inside the boxes?
Inside each box are all of the vital materials and information on how to
create each craft during the month that you sign up for SAVI!
How will I receive my box?
It will be delivered right to your doorstep, for a $10 fee.
Curbside contact-less pick-up also available,
free of charge, at Albertine Press.
1309 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Inman Square)
Are Miss Alex and Mr. Gerald available
to answer questions outside of class?
Miss Alex and Gerald are available to answer all your questions
during Office Hours every second Saturday of the month,
from 9AM-11AM. Sign up here!
What’s the best way to reach you?
The best way is to reach us by email!
Contact us here.
Does Alex Makes Art do adult classes?
You’re in luck! We’ve just launched our new Adult SAVI program!
Do you do private events?
We are available for private events!
Please contact us for more information.
Do you offer summer classes?
Summer SAVI is our flagship offering. Click here to find out more.
Do you offer private lessons?
Yes! We offer private lessons for all ages, in any medium of your choice.
Do you offer scholarship or sliding scale?
Scholarships and sliding-scale are available!
Contact us here for more details.
Do you ship internationally?
We do ship internationally, however rates will vary depending upon location
and shipping may take up to 21 days.
What kind of payment options do you accept?
Payments are made through Sawyer.
I’m having trouble using Sawyer--
spots are already booked.
If we are fully booked in advance, you will be added to a wait-list and notified
if a spot opens. Having difficulties navigating Sawyer? Click here.