Creative Development Manager
Advanced Art Instructor
Kids Art Instructor
Education: West Chester University, Communication Studies with minor studies in Studio Art and International Business
Favorite Color: Green or Blue, depending on the day!
3 Words to describe yourself: Curious, Creative, and Friendly
Favorite art technique: I like using a dry brush when painting in oils to get nice subtle shadows and highlights
Favorite type of art classes to teach: I love teaching kiddos who are excited to paint and don't hold back on their creativity!
What you love about working at Paint Happy: I love the opportunity to meet so many people who find joy and relaxation with a paint brush
Define Paint Happy-ness: Paint Happy-ness means having fun, unwinding, and letting your creativity flow
When I'm not painting, I am... Traveling!
Education: Rowan University, Bachelor of Arts Degree, Arts Education
Marygrove College - Master of Arts Degree in Education
University of the Arts - Master of Arts Degree in Painting
Favorite Color: "Purple"
3 Words to Describe Carly: "Creative, Caring, Crafty"
Favorite Classes to Teach: "Crafts or Home Decor!"
Define Paint Happy-ness! "There is a physiological connection between our hands and the creative part of our brains. The physical act of creating can change our attitudes, our moods and our minds in positive ways! That is Paint Happy-ness to me!"
What she loves most about working at Paint Happy: "The PEOPLE!! Also, I love seeing the results at the end of classes. Whether it is a canvas, a craft, adult or kids class, I am always amazed by the variations in the results. Even though we are all following the same instructions, patterns and plans - everyone's individual eye and touch make them all so personal!"
When I am not painting, I am... "going to the beach, decorating cakes, baking, golfing, practicing yoga, driving my daughter to dance class, or whipping up our next Happy Home Art Box idea..."
Favorite Color: "Baby Pink"
Favorite Art Technique: "Blending Sunsets and Skies"
Favorite Class to Teach: "Club Happy Kids Membership Classes"
What she loves about working at Paint Happy Studio: "Meeting people with so many different backgrounds and stories to tell!"
What does Happiness mean to you? "Being content with who you are and where you are in life!"
Describe Paint Happy-Ness: "Spontaneous, Cheerful, and Memory-Making!"
When I am not painting, I am... "Sewing and Scooping Ice Cream!"