The Art Academy is honored by the awards and favorable press that the school has earned over the years. To us, these accolades are a symbol of the strong relationships that we have built with our students and their families.
Art Academy Student Featured on MPR
Celebrate a story about Art Academy student Fina Mooney that aired on MPR! "Prodigy and Persistence: Meet Twin Cities painter Fina Mooney" — listen to the interview or read the article!
The Minnesota Women's Press Expands upon Fina's Art Academy Experiences
Learn more about Fina and her time spent at The Art Academy in the Minnesota Women’s Press article "An Artist Becoming," by Sarah Whiting.
Find your way to Florence by studying at The Art Academy
The Northeaster Newspaper chronicles Fina's great overseas Renaissance adventure and how she got there in "Young Local Artist Attends Academy in Florence," by Mark Peterson.
St. Paul Monitor Commemorates our 25th Anniversary
Read the article that appeared in the Saint Paul Monitor: "Como residents James Robinson and Sarah Howard celebrate the 25th anniversary of Art Academy" — see the full story here!
Winner, City Pages' Best of the Twin Cities
We are proud winners of a 'Best of the Twin Cities' award — "Best Place to Make Like Rembrandt" — find out more at CityPages.com!
Excellence in Art Education
We have been selected for Excellence in Art Education by The Artists' Magazine – read an excerpt!
WCCO's Best Places for Kids' Summer Art Activities
"Do you have a child between the ages of 5 and 18 looking for technical instruction to increase their drawing and painting aptitude? With a great student-to-teacher ratio and a 19-year track record, kids will gain the skills to take their artwork to the next level at The Art Academy. Topics include understanding mass and color theory through watercolor painting, drawing superheroes and illustrating a children’s book. Weekly Classes, private lessons and summer camps are offered."