cropped-facebook1.pngWelcome to Color, Construct, Create Studios, art classes for kids of all abilities!

Our philosophy

Color, Construct, Create Studios is a comprehensive fine arts program.  We teach children more than just how to draw. Embedded in every lesson, your child will learn design concepts, art history, fine art techniques, all while accessing a multitude of different mediums.  Ms. Kelly and Ms. Kristin use their backgrounds in art, education, and occupational therapy to create lessons that are fun, engaging, and most of all… developmentally appropriate for our students.  Our small student teacher ratio allows for individual attention and allows each child to gain success.

The Instructors

We have been working with children with/without special needs for over 18 years.  It brings us so much joy to see our artists grow in their knowledge or art, develop their fine and gross motor skills, expand their sensory horizons, by creating beautiful masterpieces.  We are happy to be able to share our experiences with you.


Kristin Cockrell, MOT, OTR/L – Director
Kristin has a bachelor’s degree in Human Development from the University of California, Davis. She worked with children with autism and their families providing ABA services for two years before entering graduate school. She has a Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy and is licensed in the state of California. She has over 20 years experience working with children in both in a clinical setting as well as in the educational setting. Kristin enjoys quilting/sewing, crafting, camping, soccer and spending time with her three children.

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Kelly Marshall, MS – Director
Kelly has a bachelor’s degree in Fine Art from San Diego State University and a Masters degree in Special Education. She is a Special Education Teacher, licensed in the state of California. She has a Level 2 Professional Special Education Credential (Mild/Moderate Disabilities), a Professional Clear Multiple Subject Credential, and a Supplemental Art Credential. She has worked in the school setting since 2001. In addition to spending time with her two boys, Kelly works as a contemporary fine artist.