Tonja Graves Schmitt, MFA, MPS


Adjunct Professor, Department of Art

Phone: (626) 815-2064

Email: [email protected]

Office Location: Art Center, Room 1

Tonja Graves, a Colorado-based artist, received her MFA degree from Azusa Pacific University and her MPS degree from Pratt Art Institute. She currently teaches at Metropolitan State University of Denver, Azusa Pacific University, and Los Angeles Pacific University.


  • MFA, Azusa Pacific University
  • MPS, Pratt Art Institute, Brooklyn, New York
  • BA, Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Academic Area

  • School of Visual and Performing Arts (College of the Arts)


  • Art Therapy
  • Education
  • Creative Development

Courses Taught

  • ART 150 – Introduction to Art
  • ART 512 – Artistic Growth and Human Development