Join us on school release days for painting and other fun art activities! Morning, afternoon, and full-day sessions are available. Activities may include: painting, illustration, drawing, collage, clay, crafts, and more.
2017 Summer Camps Summer Camps at Simply Jane/ArtAble are week long, Monday – Friday, with morning and afternoon sessions. Our summer camp season begins June 15 with two single-day camps the first week. Our last week of summer camps is the week of August 21. For students in both the morning and afternoon camps, a supervised […]
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.
Paint a FREE flower magnet with purchase. Stop by the studio and paint today!
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 […]