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Art Verve Academy

Learn, Create, & Cultivate the Visual Arts!

  • Create Abstracts!
  • Cultivate with Stacy Egan!
  • Join the Fun!
  • Create Animal Portraits!
  • Lean on Location!
  • Oil Paint with Darrell Ibach
  • Cultivate with Christy Olsen!
  • Cultivate with Linda Chappel!
  • Learn Charcoal or Graphite!
  • Learn Watercolor!
  • Request a demonstration during 'Art Nite'
  • Learn Linear Perspective Drawing
  • Learn Opaque Watercolor!
  • Cultivate with Michele Vaughan!
  • Learn Mixed Media with Michele!
  • Learn Watercolor or Gouache!
  • Learn the Pastel Medium!

Learn, create or cultivate the Visual Arts with Us!

Practicing the Visual Arts will enrich your life, it provides a source of self-fulfilment and challenge, combined with social interactions and meaningful connections!

We believe that anyone can learn to sketch, art journal, draw, or paint with knowledge, practice and a supportive comunity! Whether you are an absolute beginner, novice or professional artist, you will find an experience with us that will take your skills to the next level.

Get started today!

The Art Verve provides a unique experience for adults at any level who would like to learn, create or cultivate the Visual Arts through interactive classes, providing quality instruction, designed to inspire, motivate or encourage the individual learner!

We believe good teaching is an art!

Learning is vital to any successful classroom, but it doesn’t just happen, our team of instructors are key in the process. Their priority is to build a community of learners. They plan, prepare, and implement expectations to encourage individuals to improve their skills or make meaningful connections with each other. Each creates a respectful environment that is warm, welcoming and non judgemental with a focus on teaching technique, medium or subject matter, not personal aesthetics or a specific artistic style.


I had put down my art interest for more than two years. I needed something to 'kick-start' it again. I took two classes from Art Verve Academy. They were 'Drawing the Human Head' with Christy Olsen and 'Exploring Watercolor Textures' with Stacy Egan. Both of these classes & their instructors were very, very good & just what I needed to 'kick-start' my art activities again. I would strongly recommend these classes & the Art Verve Academy!!!

John Liebert
a.k.a. Artist Wannabe!
Regarding "Exploring Watercolor Textures" & "Drawing the Human Head" class