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Sunday, Jul. 19 | 3:00-6:00 PM Sun, Jul. 19 | 3:00 PM
Paint Your Pet on 07/19 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

Paint Your Pet

($50) Custom Art Paint Your Pet
Friday, Jul. 31 | 7:00-9:00 PM Fri, Jul. 31 | 7:00 PM
Canvas Painting Class on 07/31 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

Acadian Illumination

($45) Classic Canvas
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August Events

The full public calendar will go up around July 20th
  • PrivateCanvas Painting Class on 08/08 at Muse Paintbar National Harbor

    Lily's 9th Birthday!

    3:45-6:00 PMLily's 9th Birthday!

Parking & Directions

The Fleet parking garage has a charge and is located just behind the studio. The entrance to the studio is located on Waterfront street.

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Our Artists

  • Kayla McAfee - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
  • Nekol Gaskins - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
  • Karin Law - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
  • Nikki Moon Manteen - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
  • Dominique Gatling - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
  • James Mattocks - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
  • Asia Williams - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
  • Nicole Carson - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
  • Reynaldo Quinn - Paint Night Instructor at Muse Paintbar National Harbor
  • Kayla McAfee

    Kayla McAfee attended Bishop McNamara High School where she began her artistic career in creative writing, spoken word, and drawing from observation. She continued growing upon her crafts at Towson University where she majored in Art & Design, with a focus in sculpture, and a double minor in Art History and Museum Studies. While at Towson, she was able to explore all kinds of art techniques such as wood working, metal working, graphic design, oil painting, and human figure ceramic sculptures. Kayla's favorite place to be is in the studio creating or helping others to create. She wishes to eventually pursue a career in interior design. "
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  • Nekol Gaskins

    Nekol is a contemporary artist best known for celebrity portraits and her bold, dynamic use of color. Nekol's work is inspired by urban culture and influenced by her upbringing in NE Washington, DC. Receiving her first formal training in the arts at Suitland High School's Visual and Performing Arts program, Nekol moved on to receive a degree in Graphic Design from the School of Art and Design at Montgomery College. More info on Nekol, her works and upcoming events can be found on www.inekol.com. You can also follow her on Instagram @iNekol.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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