Become a NEW member or increase your current membership by $10 and receive a free “Art Simply Heals” or “My Body is Smart” coloring book, illustrated by Jane Elias.
On Valentine’s Day ~ Sunday, February, 14 come paint a Jim Dine-inspired heart on an 8×10 canvas. Light refreshments will be served and our new piano will be available for those who wish to play! Noon-5:00pm. $20 per person. (This is not a private event – we are still open for general drop-in painting all day […]
Paint a FREE flower magnet with purchase. Stop by the studio and paint today!
Looking for a unique gift idea for that creative adult or teen in your life? We are extending our best deal of 2015 into 2016: Purchase gift certificates for our 3-hour Paint-the-Greats classes for only $30 each (regularly $45 for members/ $60 for non-members). Or purchase a pack of 4 for $100. The gift certificates are good […]
Winter Classes Drawing and Painting Jan. 21 – Feb. 25 ~ Thursdays 4:30-6 pm $130 member / $160 non-member We will develop skills in rendering flora and fauna, landscape, perspective drawing, facial proportions and more using a variety of media from pencil and pastels to watercolor and acrylics. The class is taught by Jean, a […]
Opening Doors for Art Accessibility Fundraiser was a great success- many heartfelt stories were shared amongst friends old and new! We raised over $6,100 for Simply Jane/ArtAble which goes to support our much needed healing art programming for adults and children with disabilities! If you missed the fundraiser and would still like to give please […]
7 years ago I blindly dug my fingers into a bounty of paint and created a garden themed art studio. As a community artist, I spent 20 years painting murals all over the US in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and other healing environments. I had kids later in life and quit traveling to put down […]
We hosted two special paint events for 10 matches each for Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities last month! The premise was to have each “match” , (a big sister/brother and little sister/brother), create a painting on canvas together as a unit. The canvas was illustrated with images that represent who they are as individuals […]
Our amazing new employee Rob Ayotte started working with us for our Comic Book Summer Camp, then stayed on to work int he studio part-time. He has brought so much creativity and enthusiasm into the studio and is a great addition to the SJ staff! Unfortunately on September 17th, (while Rob was thankfully working at […]
I spend my days surrounded by this garden themed studio with flowers hanging from the ceiling masquerading as chandeliers, towering poppies in the party room, a cobble stone pathway that leads throughout. Everything, every surface is covered with color! Budding artists often comment, “I don’t want to leave!” I am honored and humbled to have […]