2016 - Tom Crawford Yr

Oil Painting by Julia Rogerson

KOCAS 2019 Eddy Yu Gd 3

KOCAS 2019 Chester Cooney Tryptitch

KOCAS 2019 - Gd1-2

KOCAS 2018 Catherine Stirling

KOCAS 2017 - Georgia Wilson - Yr 12

KOCAS 2015 - Erin Donohoe

KOCAS 2014 Tara Scully Yr 12

2014 - Elanna Vaiano -- mixed media sculpture

2024  Term 2 Enrolments Now Open

Limited Placements – check our timetable (link at top of page) to see what’s still available!


Our 2024 intake is now open – limited placements available.


Why should you choose KOCAS over other places for art classes?

  • We are a top leading art school in Melbourne, located in Ivanhoe for 27 years.
  • We nurture creative spirits and have produced high achievers in art studies for many schools in Melbourne. For years, we have had many of our VCE-level students win their schools’ Acquisition Awards! Additionally, most of our VCE students receive the university placements of their choice in the first round of offer.
  • We mentor art students at tertiary level with internship.
  • Our KOCAS art club lets students continue with their art practices after leaving high school.
  • KOCAS is about Art Education NOT art play!
  • What is the benefit for your child joining our art classes?

We have a strong curriculum for your child to grow with from Grade 1 to Year 12 and beyond.

  • Our students have fun while learning about the Arts through hands on activities.
  • Our activities and projects start with the fundamentals and progress to very advanced levels.
  • We pass on knowledge in visual art and our activities are all skill and technique based.
  • Art forms and Media that we use for our projects are very diverse.
  • We help middle school students at high school levels prepare for VCE studies with best study approach.
  • We produce high achieving students at their own schools no matter what year levels they are at, particularly those who go through VCE studies with our VCE tuition program.
  • When required, we can plan and hold specific weekend workshops appropriate to our VCE students needs.
  • We take students on either term based or private one on one sessions to help individuals achieve specific goals, such as gaining entry to competitive art colleges and universities.
  • Kitty O’Kane, founder of KOCAS is a practicing artist of multi-discipline who exhibits regularly. Her experience as an artist helps to ensure students learn about the Arts with a holistic approach.


Studio: 62 Valentine St,
Ivanhoe 3079
Vic, Australia

Open Hours

Monday - Thursday: 4pm – 7:15pm
Holidays: Closed


0413 840 991