SAWG Teaching Artists Listing

Any member of SAWG who teaches either at the SAWG Gallery or another location may post a free listing here. If you wish to be added to the list, contact Marti White at with your contact information and a short statement of what you teach.

Barbara Borgwardt
Barbara teaches one workshop each year at Tubac Center of the Arts. Saturday, March 11, 2017, she will teach “Color It Yours” at TCA. To enroll, call Tubac Center of the Arts at (520) 398-2371.

Sheila Hamann
Sheila teaches art classes for adult beginners in watercolor and acrylic painting and charcoal drawing in her studio in Civano, southeast side of Tucson at Houghton and Irvington.
Call her at: (520) 290-8544 or email:

Christine Mariotti
Christine teaches in her home in Western North Carolina. Her area is watercolor, pastels, silk painting and batik. See her work on her website at Her Facebook page is Christine Mariotti Art. In Tryon, NC she is available through the Tryon Painters and Sculptors Gallery.

Susan Morris
Susan teaches a large assortment of classes and workshops in watercolor, drawing from portraiture to perspective, pen and ink, color mixing and theory, composition and design and creative journaling. Susan is on the faculty at Art Institute at Desert Museum and also teaches at Green Valley Recreation. A schedule of her classes and links to Art Institute and GVR are available on her website: Contact information: (520) 207-4622; email:

Judy Nakari
Judy is on the faculty of The Drawing Studio, 2760 N. Tucson Blvd. In 2017 her classes are offered on Friday afternoons, Jan. 20 – Feb. 10 and Feb. 17 – March 10. She also teaches through the OATS program (Offering Art to Seniors) at The Forum, Mar. 16 – Apr. 20. TDS:
Judy’s contact information: and

Christy Olsen
Christy teaches watercolor, color theory, design and sketchbook practice through Art Verve Academy: for a schedule and location go to:
Contact Christy at

Shirley Dunn Perry
Shirley teaches in her home and other local facilities. She has classes scheduled for January, 2017.
Contact Shirley at:;; Shirley’s phone contact is (520) 760-9955.

Carolyn Streed
Carolyn teaches individuals in her home, Speedway and Pantano on the east side. She teaches beginners and intermediates in watercolor and collage. Contact Carolyn at (651) 788-0426.

Virginia Stonebarger
Virginia teaches painting classes in all media at Casas Adobes Church and also at her studio.
Call Virginia at (520) 237-6481

Deanna Thibault
Deanna will teach 3-day workshops for groups of up to 20 students in the Tucson area for airfare plus $500. Check her website: for topics. Contact Deanna at (520) 907-6108 for more information.

Marti White
Marti White: Marti teaches collage classes at the SAWG Gallery Workshop room and at her home studio. The classes are appropriate for all skill levels with attention to collage approaches suitable for SAWG show entries.
Contact Marti at

Victoria T. Wills
Victoria teaches watercolor at Pantano Baptist Church, 225 S. Pantano, Mondays, 12:30-2:30pm. Her classes are called “Make-A-Mess Art.” Contact Victoria at (520) 461-5021 or (520) 321-0543. Her website is: and her email is

Kay Womacks
Kay teaches watercolor at Arizona Art Supply Mondays and Wednesdays. Her class, “Experimental Watercolor,” is intended for intermediate painters wanting to expand their watercolor techniques. She has also done workshops in wax/watercolor batik and acrylic based collage. Contact Kay at her email: or by phone at (520)954-0084.