About NYSA

Creative. Guiding. Inspiring.

New York School of Arts (NYSA) is the premier art education institute from New York. Founded in 2009 by passionate artists and art educators, NYSA expanded to the Washington D.C. area in February 2019 as we merged with Open Art Studio in Fairfax, Virginia.


We are an educational institution focused on fostering individual talent and creating a unique artist identity, while learning to appreciate art and design along the way.


NYSA instructors are active professors teaching at some of the most prestigious art schools in the nation. Our instructors discover talent and develop potential, guiding you every step of the way in completing original and innovative pieces.


NYSA takes time and verified teaching methods to discover talented artists to lead the way in this creativity century.


We are here for you. We are here to help you stand out in different medias from design, animation, film, architecture, interior, fashion, illustration, fine arts, and beyond.

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