Simply ArtAble serves a population that is often isolated with few opportunities to socialize and interact with the general public, a population that does not enjoy easy access to arts education.
Mother’s Day is right around the corner – create a handmade, heartfelt gift to honor her. Come in anytime during drop-in painting through May 8th and paint a flower pot (various sizes and prices) and get a free pansy to plant in it.
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.
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 […]