An art studio known for giving customers a place to paint while sipping an adult beverage has moved into a new space.
Uptown Art recently moved from Bellwether Way to 800 Harris Ave., Suite 101, near the Bellingham Tennis Club. The new studio has plenty of north- and west-facing windows, giving customers a feeling of painting out in the open while being in an intimate setting, said owner Robert Mishkin. He also believes the new space has an improved layout for customers.
“The move to Fairhaven puts Uptown Art right in the heart of one of Bellingham’s art centers, not to mention one of Whatcom County’s most concentrated collection of restaurants,” Mishkin said in a news release.
The studio is used in a variety of ways for adults and children, including business team-building events, family reunions, birthday parties.
“The best way to describe us is to think of Bob Ross – alive and well – instructing painting event in a social, party-like setting,” Mishkin said.
While open now, the studio will have a grand opening event 3-7 p.m. on April 27 with food, drink and door prizes. For details, visit the company’s website uptownart.com.
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