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Art Smart - City Art Room

By Joanne Spataro

If you’re looking for a special, local space to flex your painting chops, look no further than City Art Room. Located three miles west of Uptown Charlotte, City Art Room offers in-studio and off-site private painting parties for adults, youth and children, all lead by professional artists who provide you with step-by-step guidance.

To fully experience the studio’s vibe, sign up for one of the public, BYOB painting sessions. During The Adult Art + Sip, held Tuesday through Saturday, you can choose to paint a canvas or wine glass, mold and paint clay, or stain and paint a leather bracelet; you can also work on coloring books, finger paint and draw. The freestyle session leaves room for chatting, eating and a little karaoke. If you’re looking for a more sensual experience, the 21-and-up The Sexy Sip + Paint, also held Tuesday through Saturday, taps a professional artist to help you paint the featured sexy picture of the month.

Not only does this space provide personal respite, but it also offers team-building activities for organizations to improve communication, camaraderie and overall approaches to working together. Collaborative Painting, Team Puzzle Painting, Guided Painting and Round Robin Painting are all designed to help team members work better individually and together through a variety of creative exercises.

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