Tuesday, Apr. 23 | 7:00-9:15 PM Tue, Apr. 23 | 7:00 PM
Canvas Painting Class on 04/23 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

Wisteria Moon

($35) Now $29! Free Drink! Classic Canvas
Sunday, Apr. 28 | 1:00-3:30 PM Sun, Apr. 28 | 1:00 PM
Canvas Painting Class on 04/28 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

Fresh Spring Bounty

($35) Classic Canvas
Monday, Apr. 29 | 7:00-9:30 PM Mon, Apr. 29 | 7:00 PM
Canvas Painting Class on 04/29 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

Pink Lotus

($35) Free Drink! Classic Canvas
Tuesday, Apr. 30 | 6:30-9:30 PM Tue, Apr. 30 | 6:30 PM
Paint Your Pet on 04/30 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

Paint Your Pet!

($45) Custom Art Paint Your Pet
Wednesday, May. 1 | 7:00-9:30 PM Wed, May. 1 | 7:00 PM
Canvas Painting Class on 05/01 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

Forest Reds

($35) Now $29! Classic Canvas
Saturday, May. 4 | 3:45-6:00 PM Sat, May. 4 | 3:45 PM
Kids Painting Class on 05/04 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

Furry Friends at Dusk

($35) Kids / Lumify Kids/Family
Sunday, May. 5 | 1:00-3:30 PM Sun, May. 5 | 1:00 PM
Wooden Sign Painting on 05/05 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

Love You to the Moon and Back

($35) Wooden Sign
Monday, May. 6 | 7:00-9:15 PM Mon, May. 6 | 7:00 PM
Canvas Painting Class on 05/06 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

Fiery Sunset

($35) BOGO Drinks! Classic Canvas
Tuesday, May. 7 | 6:30-9:30 PM Tue, May. 7 | 6:30 PM
Paint Your Pet on 05/07 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

Paint Your Pet!

($45) Custom Art Paint Your Pet
Wednesday, May. 8 | 7:00-9:15 PM Wed, May. 8 | 7:00 PM
Canvas Painting Class on 05/08 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

Crisp Spring Sunrise

($35) Classic Canvas
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April Events

SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
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Canvas Painting Class on 04/21 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
12:00-12:00 AM ($0)
  • Canvas Painting Class on 04/21 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

    Happy Easter!

    12:00-12:00 AMOur studio is closed. Have a great Easter holiday!
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    • 7:00-9:15 PM ($35)Canvas Painting Class on 04/22 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
    • 3:00-5:30 PM ($29)Kids Painting Class on 04/22 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
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    Canvas Painting Class on 04/23 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
    Free Drink!
    7:00-9:15 PM ($35)
    24
    Canvas Painting Class on 04/24 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
    7:00-9:30 PM ($35)
    • Canvas Painting Class on 04/24 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

      Sunset on the Pier

      7:00-9:30 PM
      The Classic: Follow along with instructor or tweak/embellish however!
    • Private

      Admin Appreciation Day

      1:00-3:15 PMAdmin Appreciation Day
    25
    Wooden Sign Painting on 04/25 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
    Wooden Sign
    7:00-9:30 PM ($39)
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      • Couples' Art
        7:30-10:00 PM ($45)Couple's Paint Night on 04/26 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
      • 7:30-10:00 PM ($45)Canvas Painting Class on 04/26 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
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        • LED Lights
          7:30-10:00 PM ($50)LED Canvas Painting on 04/27 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
        • 7:30-10:00 PM ($45)Canvas Painting Class on 04/27 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
        • 3:45-6:00 PM ($39)Canvas Painting Class on 04/27 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
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        • Family Day
          12:00-2:15 PM ($29)Kids Painting Class on 04/13 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
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          • 5:00-7:30 PM ($35)Canvas Painting Class on 04/28 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
          • 1:00-3:30 PM ($35)Canvas Painting Class on 04/28 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
          • Canvas Painting Class on 04/28 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

            Fresh Spring Bounty

            1:00-3:30 PM
            The Classic: Follow along with instructor or tweak/embellish however!
          • Canvas Painting Class on 04/28 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

            Shimmering Sunset

            5:00-7:30 PM
            The Classic: Follow along with instructor or tweak/embellish however!
          • Private

            Kiya’s 29&Fine

            3:45-6:00 PMKiya’s 29&Fine
          • Private

            Helen’s Birthday

            3:45-6:00 PMHelen’s Birthday
          • Private

            BMHS CHEER EVENT

            7:30-10:00 PMBMHS CHEER EVENT
          29
          Canvas Painting Class on 04/29 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
          Free Drink!
          7:00-9:30 PM ($35)
          30
          Paint Your Pet on 04/30 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
          Custom Art
          6:30-9:30 PM ($45)
              

          May Events

          SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
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          Canvas Painting Class on 05/01 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
          7:00-9:30 PM ($35)
          2
          Canvas Painting Class on 05/02 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
          7:00-9:15 PM ($35)
          3
          Canvas Painting Class on 05/03 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
          7:30-10:00 PM ($45)
          • Canvas Painting Class on 05/03 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

            Mystic Sunset

            7:30-10:00 PM
            The Classic: Follow along with instructor or tweak/embellish however!
          • Private

            Cherissa & Ezma's Birthday

            4:00-6:15 PMCherissa & Ezma's Birthday
          • Private

            Queens

            7:30-10:00 PMQueens
          4
            • 7:30-10:00 PM ($45)Canvas Painting Class on 05/04 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
            • Kids / Lumify
              3:45-6:00 PM ($35)Kids Painting Class on 05/04 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
            • 3:45-6:00 PM ($39)Canvas Painting Class on 05/04 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
            • Furry Friends at Dusk

              3:45-6:00 PM
              Kids Backlit Art: Create family day art using a backlit canvas!
            • Canvas Painting Class on 05/04 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

              For Mom

              3:45-6:00 PM
              The Classic: Follow along with instructor or tweak/embellish however!
            • Canvas Painting Class on 05/04 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

              Teal Moonlight

              7:30-10:00 PM
              The Classic: Follow along with instructor or tweak/embellish however!
            • Private

              NeVaeh’s 6th Birthday

              12:00-2:15 PMNeVaeh’s 6th Birthday
            • Private

              Ava's 9th Birthday

              12:00-2:15 PMAva's 9th Birthday
            • PrivatePaint for a Cause on 05/04 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

              Paint For A Cause!

              12:00-2:15 PMPaint For A Cause!
            • PrivateCanvas Painting Class on 05/04 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

              Dawn's Birthday!

              3:45-6:00 PMDawn's Birthday!
            • Private

              Shelly's Birthday

              7:30-10:00 PMShelly's Birthday
            • PrivateSpecial Paint & Sip Event on 05/04 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

              Jason’s Surprise Birthday

              7:30-10:00 PMJason’s Surprise Birthday
            5
              • LED Lights
                5:00-7:45 PM ($40)LED Canvas Painting on 05/05 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
              • Wooden Sign
                1:00-3:30 PM ($35)Wooden Sign Painting on 05/05 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
              6
              Canvas Painting Class on 05/06 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
              BOGO Drinks!
              7:00-9:15 PM ($35)
              7
              Paint Your Pet on 05/07 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
              Custom Art
              6:30-9:30 PM ($45)
              8
              Canvas Painting Class on 05/08 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
              7:00-9:15 PM ($35)
              9
                • Wooden Sign
                  7:00-9:15 PM ($39)Wooden Sign Painting on 05/09 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                • 7:00-9:15 PM ($39)Canvas Painting Class on 05/09 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
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                Canvas Painting Class on 05/10 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                7:30-10:00 PM ($45)
                • Canvas Painting Class on 05/10 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

                  Sparkling Sunset

                  7:30-10:00 PM
                  The Classic: Follow along with instructor or tweak/embellish however!
                • Private

                  Mother’s Day

                  7:30-10:00 PMMother’s Day
                11
                  • 7:30-10:00 PM ($45)Canvas Painting Class on 05/11 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                  • 3:45-6:00 PM ($39)Special Paint & Sip Event on 05/11 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                  • Family Day
                    12:00-2:15 PM ($29)Kids Painting Class on 05/11 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                  • A Mother's Love

                    12:00-2:15 PM
                    Family Day: Bring the fam, your kid, or just yourself!
                  • Special Paint & Sip Event on 05/11 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

                    Family Stroll

                    3:45-6:00 PM
                    Backlit Art: Create more detailed art with the help of a backlighting process!
                  • Canvas Painting Class on 05/11 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

                    Celestial Seascape

                    7:30-10:00 PM
                    The Classic: Follow along with instructor or tweak/embellish however!
                  • Private

                    PayT’s 8th Birthday Party

                    12:00-2:15 PMPayT’s 8th Birthday Party
                  • Private

                    Niah's 11th B-Day

                    12:00-2:15 PMNiah's 11th B-Day
                  • Private

                    Nichole's Birthday Party

                    3:45-6:00 PMNichole's Birthday Party
                  • Private

                    Shorter Family

                    3:45-6:00 PMShorter Family
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                    • Mother's Day!
                      6:30-9:00 PM ($40)Special Paint & Sip Event on 05/12 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                    • Mother's Day!
                      2:45-5:15 PM ($40)Special Paint & Sip Event on 05/12 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                    • Mom & Me
                      11:00-1:30 PM ($40)Kids Painting Class on 05/12 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
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                    Canvas Painting Class on 05/13 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                    BOGO Drinks!
                    7:00-9:15 PM ($35)
                    14
                    Canvas Painting Class on 05/14 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                    BOGO Drinks!
                    7:00-9:30 PM ($35)
                    15
                    Canvas Painting Class on 05/15 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                    7:00-9:30 PM ($35)
                    16
                    Wooden Sign Painting on 05/16 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                    Wooden Sign
                    7:00-9:30 PM ($39)
                    17
                      • 7:30-10:00 PM ($45)Canvas Painting Class on 05/17 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                      • 7:30-10:00 PM ($45)Special Paint & Sip Event on 05/17 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                      • Canvas Painting Class on 05/17 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

                        Sunset Beach

                        7:30-10:00 PM
                        The Classic: Follow along with instructor or tweak/embellish however!
                      • Special Paint & Sip Event on 05/17 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

                        Curly Girly

                        7:30-10:00 PM
                        Backlit Art: Create more detailed art with the help of a backlighting process!
                      • Private

                        Abby’s paint party

                        7:30-10:00 PMAbby’s paint party
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                        • 7:30-10:00 PM ($45)Canvas Painting Class on 05/18 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                        • 3:45-6:00 PM ($39)Canvas Painting Class on 05/18 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                        • Canvas Painting Class on 05/18 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

                          Rainbow Dandelions

                          3:45-6:00 PM
                          The Classic: Follow along with instructor or tweak/embellish however!
                        • Canvas Painting Class on 05/18 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

                          Changing Moons

                          7:30-10:00 PM
                          The Classic: Follow along with instructor or tweak/embellish however!
                        • Private

                          Demi's 6th Birthday Party

                          12:00-2:15 PMDemi's 6th Birthday Party
                        • PrivateCouple's Paint Night on 05/18 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

                          Marriage

                          12:00-2:15 PMMarriage
                        • PrivateCanvas Painting Class on 05/18 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

                          Paint For A Cause!

                          12:00-2:15 PMPaint For A Cause!
                        • PrivateCanvas Painting Class on 05/18 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

                          Patsy's 59th Birthday Bash!!

                          3:45-6:00 PMPatsy's 59th Birthday Bash!!
                        • Private

                          Lauretta's Birthday Surpri

                          3:45-6:00 PMLauretta's Birthday Surpri
                        • PrivateLumifyCanvas Painting Class on 05/18 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

                          Private Party!

                          7:30-10:00 PMPrivate Party!Lumify
                        • Private

                          Art At Night With Marline

                          7:30-10:00 PMArt At Night With Marline
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                          • 5:00-7:30 PM ($35)Canvas Painting Class on 05/19 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                          • 1:00-3:30 PM ($35)Canvas Painting Class on 05/19 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                          • Family Day
                            12:00-2:15 PM ($29)Kids Painting Class on 05/19 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                          • Colorful Turtle

                            12:00-2:15 PM
                            Family Day: Bring the fam, your kid, or just yourself!
                          • Canvas Painting Class on 05/19 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

                            Sunlit Daisies

                            1:00-3:30 PM
                            The Classic: Follow along with instructor or tweak/embellish however!
                          • Canvas Painting Class on 05/19 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

                            Morning View

                            5:00-7:30 PM
                            The Classic: Follow along with instructor or tweak/embellish however!
                          • Private

                            Pippa’s 6th Birthday

                            10:30-12:45 PMPippa’s 6th Birthday
                          • Private

                            Colleen’s Going Away Party

                            3:45-6:00 PMColleen’s Going Away Party
                          • Private

                            China Day!

                            7:30-10:00 PMChina Day!
                          20
                          Canvas Painting Class on 05/20 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                          BOGO Drinks!
                          7:00-9:30 PM ($35)
                          21
                          Glassware Painting Event on 05/21 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                          Mason Jars
                          7:00-9:15 PM ($35)
                          22
                          Canvas Painting Class on 05/22 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                          7:00-9:15 PM ($35)
                          23
                          Canvas Painting Class on 05/23 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                          7:00-9:15 PM ($39)
                          24
                            • 7:30-10:00 PM ($45)Canvas Painting Class on 05/24 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                            • Masterpiece
                              7:00-10:00 PM ($45)Paint Your Masterpiece on 05/24 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
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                              • 7:30-10:00 PM ($45)Special Paint & Sip Event on 05/25 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                              • Couples' Art
                                7:30-10:00 PM ($45)Couple's Paint Night on 05/25 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                              • 3:45-6:00 PM ($39)Canvas Painting Class on 05/25 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                              • Family Day
                                12:00-2:15 PM ($29)Kids Painting Class on 05/25 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
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                                • 5:00-7:30 PM ($35)Canvas Painting Class on 05/26 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                                • LED Lights
                                  1:00-3:30 PM ($40)LED Canvas Painting on 05/26 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                                • Family Day
                                  12:00-2:15 PM ($29)Kids Painting Class on 05/26 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
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                                Canvas Painting Class on 05/27 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                                BOGO Drinks!
                                7:00-9:15 PM ($35)
                                28
                                Canvas Painting Class on 05/28 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                                BOGO Drinks!
                                7:00-9:15 PM ($35)
                                29
                                Paint Your Pet on 05/29 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                                Custom Art
                                6:30-9:30 PM ($45)
                                30
                                Canvas Painting Class on 05/30 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                                7:00-9:15 PM ($39)
                                31
                                  • Couples' Art
                                    7:30-10:00 PM ($45)Couple's Paint Night on 05/31 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                                  • 7:30-10:00 PM ($45)Canvas Painting Class on 05/31 at Muse Paintbar National HarborMore Paint Events Icon - Muse Paintbar
                                   

                                  Parking & Directions

                                  Take Exit 2A from I-495, or Exit 1A-1B from I-295 to get to National Harbor. Muse is near the entrance to the center near the Potomac. There are 3 parking garages, closest of which is the Fleet Garage (entrance on Potomac Passage around the corner from Muse). There is also street parking throughout, but please be sure to take note the hour limits!

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                                  Our Artists

                                  • Jordan Shackelford - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                                  • Kiki Spiezio - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                                  • Ryan Goss - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                                  • Karin Law - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                                  • Leane Abbott - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                                  • Christina Dandin - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                                  • Dominique Gatling - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                                  • Nikki Moon Manteen - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                                  • Reynaldo Quinn - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                                  • Aziza Kensey-El - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                                  • Nicole Carson - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                                  • Asia Williams - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                                  • James Mattocks - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
                                  • Jordan Shackelford

                                    Jordan Shackelford began his study of the Arts at a young age copying his favorite cartoon characters from the television. He later studied the art of drawing and painting at the Suitland High School Visual and Performing Arts program. Jordan was offered a scholarship to attend the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia where he graduated majoring in Oil Painting. Since graduating Jordan has been active in beautifying his community through his Artwork. He creates murals and works on canvas that transforms schools, offices, homes, and daycares into colorful and inspiring places of infinite possibilities. He works with youth art programs and senior citizen art therapy sessions and believes art is all about exploring your creativity, building your confidence and trying something new.
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                                  • Kiki Spiezio

                                    Kiki Spiezio, born in China but raised in southeastern Massachusetts, recently graduated with degrees in Business Administration and Politics from Washington and Lee University in Virginia. Her creative side was nurtured from a young age doing arts and crafts projects with her mom, but she found her love for acrylic painting after taking two art courses in high school. In college, she branched out into photography, printmaking, and mixed media collage, finding art as not only a side hobby but an important stress relief. An avid paintbar enthusiast herself, she is excited to join the Muse team and help bring the fun and joy of painting to others.
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                                  • Ryan Goss

                                    Ryan is an Idealism Artist who's artwork is heavily influenced by music, popular culture, and societies. He was born and raised in Chicago IL, where he received an abundance of inspiration to create. At a young age, he began drawing his interpretation of his favorite comic book heroes and popular movie characters. Ryan currently has two online stores where he sells his artwork and has created album covers, customized oil paintings, and acrylic paintings. He is a very outgoing artist who has no problem stepping up and helping customers get the most value from their creations. He is working to collaborate with mainstream artists to showcase his artistic ability and create timeless pieces. Ryan enjoys sharing his artwork with others and is honored to work at Muse paint bar. He hopes to share his passion for the arts and help people find the most value in their artwork.
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                                  • Karin Law

                                    Karin Law is a 2016 graduate of St. Andrews University with a B.A in Interdisciplinary Studies. She is a visual artist, crafter and sculptor. She is very confident in how she carries herself without coming off as cocky, and emits positive vibes and good energy. She loves to have fun and interact with people. Karin lives by two things, "to thy own self be true" and treat others how you would want to be treated.
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                                  • Leane Abbott

                                    Leane Abbott graduated from The Art Institute of Philadelphia with a Bachelors Science in Media Arts and Animation. Her interest in art started at a young age with Fine Art always being the core driving her artistic abilities. Leane is from Philadelphia where she worked as a Graphic Designer, an Entertainment Painter, and a professional pencil for hire - or a freelancer but the first one sounds cooler. An opportunity to move to the DC area arose and in one month she packed up her life and moved to Alexandria, VA. Leane loves to bring art into everyone's life which is why she loves teaching at Muse. She is eager to help you unleash your inner artist for a night of fun! In her free time she has a wide array of interests like snowboarding, paintball, formula 1 cars, exploring the new DC nightlife and any other fun adventures life throws her way!
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                                  • Christina Dandin

                                    Christina graduated in 2011 from Goucher College where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Fines Arts with a concentration in oil painting. She continues to paint in her spare time, but has shifted her medium to acrylics. She specializes in pet portraits and landscapes, but loves to paint any subject. When Christina is not working or painting, she can be found in the comfort of her home relaxing or baking delicious desserts. Her happiest moments are when she is traveling, and she hopes to one day be able to travel more often!
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                                  • Dominique Gatling

                                    Dominique is a contemporary artist. She is best described as a creative, meaning from graffiti to sculpting, to finger painting, there is no form of art she isn't willing to try. Her fun loving, free spirit is what makes her the artist she is today. She looks forward to encouraging and supporting others to explore their inner artist. Besides being a creative on canvas, she enjoys creating masterpiece meals in the kitchen. She also loves traveling and hopes to one day travel to every continent.
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                                  • Nikki Moon Manteen

                                    Visual artist Nikki Moon is best known for her afro-celestial illustrations and paintings. She describes her work as "afro-celestial" because she can't seem to declare any piece finished without adding a few astral elements to it. In addition, her work often portrays the strength and beauty of people of color through the use of bold colors, a subtle darkness, and out-of-this-world themes. Born and raised in Long Island, NY, Nikki now resides in Maryland where she received a degree in Elementary Education from Bowie State University. A former K-5 art teacher, she now spends and her days working on commissions, personal projects, and vending at music festivals. Aside from art, some of Nikki's other interests include cooking, holistic health, gardening, and caring for animals. Her work can be found online at heyshedraws.bigcartel.com or on Instagram and Twitter - both @HeySheDraws.
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                                  • Reynaldo Quinn

                                    Reynaldo is a visual artist from the great state of New Jersey. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Seton Hall University with a focus in studio art. After a brief career as a wine and spirits salesman, Reynaldo decided to relocate to the DMV in 2008 to become an art teacher. Since then, he has taught at the elementary, middle, and high school level while studying art education at American University and the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. During his spare time, he mentores high school students, coaches high school basketball, and creates mixed media portraiture and sculpture pieces that he actively displays in group art shows. Reynaldo's teaching philosophy is based off of Pablo Picasso's quote "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he/she grows up."
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                                  • Aziza Kensey-El

                                    Aziza better known as Zee, was born in Cali., raised in DC and now resides in Southern Maryland. Her art education of began when she was 4 years old. Her dad was her first teacher, and is her biggest influence and inspiration. Growing up, Zee would assist her dad working at the top Face Painting Stand at many different festivals in Chicago. During these events, she was exposed to various art forms and expressions of creativity. With her love for the arts she graduated from Duke Ellington School of the Arts where she focused on Literary/Media. After HS she attended Bowie State Univ. & earned a degree in Communications. Zee's art love even led her to attain a Certification in MakeUp Artistry. In her spare time, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, traveling and creating art.
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                                  • Nicole Carson

                                    Born and raised in the DMV, Nicole, or Nikki,as most people call her, has always gravitated towards the arts. Though she loves the challenge of continuously learning new mediums and has dabbled in all sorts of artistic arenas, she is most drawn to expressing her artistic abilities through the abstract. She believes that anyone can be an artist and loves to encourage people to embrace their creative freedom through the arts.
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                                  • Asia Williams

                                    Asia Williams is a native of Washington DC. She graduated from Coppin State University studying Urban Arts with a focus in Dance. Asia hopes to use her experience on stage to teach the arts in a brand new way. "We don't make mistakes, just happy little accidents" ~Bob Ross~
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                                  • James Mattocks

                                    James is a creative, out of the box thinker. He spends his days as a personal trainer and his evenings sketching and painting. Being a self taught artist, he has taken the opportunity to try almost every form of art. From chalk to tea leaves, oil to acrylic, and street art murals, he has made art with several different types of applications on anything that can hold the paint including himself majority of the time. It's safe to say that art has always been a passion of his. James looks forward to the chance to express that passion through teaching.
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