We’ve served the Minneapolis & St. Paul community for 24 years as artists and teachers,
and have proudly helped turn thousands of students into confident adults and skilled
The Art Academy was founded on a simple yet revolutionary philosophy: We believe
that with time, encouragement and the proper instruction, anyone can learn to draw
and paint exceptionallywell.
Our mission at the Art Academy has always been consistent: We work to provide excellent
traditional art education for beginning to advanced children, teens and adults.
At The Art Academy we always stress practice over talent. When our unique patented
teaching methods are combined with a student’s best efforts an amazing thing happens:
a wealth of hidden artistic potential is released. Students then acquire the skills
to become a fully expressive artist. That is why we see dramatic improvements in
the confidence and ability of our students - it comes from our very positive structured