. . .about our School

Monart Drawing Studio

Monart Drawing Studio is located in Arlington Heights. The moment you walk into our studio, you'll know it is a special place where students of all ages can experience the joy of artistic expression in a peaceful, serene, intimate and nurturing setting.

Away from the maddening crowd, the Monart Drawing Studio is an inviting creative oasis.

Meet the


Ellen Sharpe, is an artist/teacher who resides in Arlington Heights. In 1995, after having gone through

an extensive training with Mona Brookes, founder of the Monart Institute, she became the first licensed Monart teacher in the greater Chicagoland area. In addition to her Monart Drawing Studio located in downtown Arlington Heights, Ellen also has classes at other locations.

628 S Arthur Ave.

Arlington Heights Illinois   60005


Every Spring Monart Drawing Studio celebrates our students and their artwork at our Annual Student Art Exhibition The Prairie Center for the Arts in Schaumburg, IL is one of our yearly hosts for this event. They honor the studio by creating these beautiful videos, with owner Ellen Sharpe sharing more details about the experience at Monart.

CLICK on these videos to hear more about Monart Drawing Studio from Ellen. . .