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Art Verve Academy

Learn, Create & Cultivate!

  • Cultivate with Christy Olsen!
  • Learn How to Oil Paint!
  • Learn Watercolor!
  • Learn Mixed Media with Michele!
  • Request a demonstration during 'Art Nite'
  • Learn Charcoal or Graphite!
  • Learn Watercolor or Gouache!
  • Learn the Pastel Medium!
  • Create Abstracts!
  • Learn Opaque Watercolor!
  • Cultivate with Meredith Milstead!
  • Cultivate with Michele Vaughan!
  • Lean on Location!
  • Take an Adult Art Class with Us!
  • Cultivate with Linda Chappel!
  • Cultivate with Stacy Egan!

A Mobile Art School in Tucson, AZ

We are a small business in lifelong learning and continuing education that focuses on the success of the individual learner.

Our mobile art school supports the vibrant arts community, the local economy, & other art organizations by teaching sketching, drawing or painting classes in rented spaces around Tucson, Arizona.

Find the verve in our weekly art classes for adults, village visual art practice, online resources or instructor-led art workshops abroad."

Art Verve Instructors

Our team of professional instructors & artists provide an invaluable service and are key to the learning process. They create an encouraging, considerate & welcoming environment with a focus on the success of each individual learner.

"Good teaching is an art!"

Linda Chappel

"My work often combines images from the lexicon of art history with direct observations of nature."

Stacy Egan

"In my winding path through various artistic endeavors, I have found my home in ink and watercolor sketching and painting."

Meredith Milstead

"As a visual artist & teacher in the subtle pursuit of that ever elusive yet fully satisfying, spontaneous Aha!"


Christy Olsen

"I have an enthusiastic approach to learning & I love to share information with others.."

Michele Vaughan

"Art classes or art gatherings are a framework for people to form connections."



Weekly Adult Art Classes in Tucson, Arizona

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Definition of Verve

  1. vigor, spirit or enthusiasm animating artistic performance
  2. vivacity, vitality, energy


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