Classroom Policy

Classroom Policy

The Art Verv Academy strives to maintain a professional environment for all. We take great care to provide learners with information on our policies and strive to be accurate at all times.

Note on discrepancies, in the event that there is a discrepancy between any written and/or oral communications and this website, the text on this website supersedes any oral communications.

Please be courteous or respectful to fellow learners, instructors, or administration. When learning a new skill, we all learn from each other. Help create a safe and supportive environment in which we can share information, have open discussions and learn from each other.


Email is our primary means of communication. Phone or text is our secondary means of communication. It is your responsibility to include an updated email address or phone number when you register for any class.

Personal Property

The Art Verve Academy is not responsible for the security of property left in any facility or location. However, we have a lost and found box, contact us if you left something behind.

Cell Phones

As a courtesy to instructors and your fellow students, we ask that you silence your cell phone ringer or put it on vibrate. If you need to take a call, please step out of the classroom to do so.

When learning a new skill, we all learn from each other. Please help us create a supportive environment!


  • Be respectful to your fellow students, everyone should feel free to ask questions without judgment or ridicule.
  • Turn off cell phones or put them on vibrate; if you need to take a call, please do so outside the classroom
  • Come to class on time or set up your studio equipment after the lecture, demonstration, or critique is over.
  • Bring a willingness to learn or at a minimum, a sense of humor. Attitude is everything!

Please be courteous or respectful to fellow learners, instructors, or administration. The Art Verve Academy reserves the right to dismiss any student for misconduct or any behavior that is disruptive to the learning environment or creative process without the obligation to issue a refund.

No Smoking or Vaping

According to Arizona State Law, no smoking or vaping is allowed in public buildings or within 20 feet of any building entrance. No smoking or vaping inside the building of any classroom or location.

No Drugs or Alcohol

The use of illegal substances at any location or event is strictly prohibited. Alcohol is not permitted at any location, during any workshop or class.

No Firearms

Concealed or unconcealed firearms or weapons are not permitted at any location, workshop, or classroom, with no exceptions.

Supply or Material Lists

Supply lists are available online, click here or visit

What do I need to bring with me?

General supply lists are available on each class enrollment form, listed at the bottom of the page. Instructors may directly email you specifics. Note please check your spam folder for any class communications before you contact us.

If you have questions regarding supplies or cannot afford certain supplies specified on the list, the instructor will provide you with materials on the first day and/or cover any details on where to purchase your own for the remainder of the class or workshop.