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Art Verve Academy

Learn, Create, and Cultivate the Visual Arts!

  • Request a demonstration during 'Art Nite'
  • Learn Watercolor or Gouache!
  • Lean on Location!
  • Cultivate with Stacy Egan!
  • Create Abstracts!
  • Cultivate with Michele Vaughan!
  • Learn Opaque Watercolor!
  • Create Animal Portraits!
  • Cultivate with Linda Chappel!
  • Learn Charcoal or Graphite!
  • Join the Fun!
  • Learn Linear Perspective Drawing
  • Cultivate with Christy Olsen!
  • Learn Mixed Media with Michele!
  • Learn Watercolor!
  • 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-fulfillment and challenge, combined with social interactions and meaningful connections!

We provide face to face interactive adult art classes with quality instruction, designed to inspire, motivate or encourage the individual learner within a group setting! We proudly offer sketching, art journaling, drawing or painting in a variety of mediums, subject matter and techniques.

"As we learn to draw, paint or create, it connects us with the outside world and the community that surrounds us."


Christy Olsen
Art Verve Academy Co-Founder

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!

We believe good teaching is an art!

Learning is vital to the success of any classroom, but it doesn’t just happen. We believe that good teaching is an art! Our team of instructors create an experience and are key in the process. Each builds a community of learners, encouraging individuals to improve upon their skills or to make meaningful connections with others. They create a respectful environment that is warm, welcoming and non judgemental where learners focus on techniques of medium or subject matter, not a specific artistic style or unique aesthetic.