Lori combines two decades of business management and finance experience with her belief that everyone can learn to paint beautiful art. She puts her degree in Computer Science and her MBA to use in Creative Carafes, and she loves to build things, from computers to businesses. Lori is an avid traveler, loves to experience different cultures, a proud mother of an adult daughter, and the loving owner of German Shepard, Roxy. Although not an artist by profession, she is an excellent painter!
Rachel loves putting her business and management experience to work in creative ways. More a crafter than a painter, the therapeutic nature of an artistic project keeps her centered. Rachel loves her cockapoo, Piper. She relishes a good adventure, experiencing new things and discovering all of beauty in the journey of life, like getting married in Thailand! Rachel is a creative entrepreneur by nature and a lover of small business. Planning a good experience for others to create memories through, is a hobby not a chore. Favorite quote: “Begin each day with a grateful heart.”
Janna loves art in many forms. A self-taught painter, Janna is also an actress, writer, and producer, so her art instruction is always entertaining! A mother, grandmother, and owner of a Corgi. Janna’s favorite artist is Gustav Klimt in his gold period. Favorite quote: “He will cover you with his feathers and under his wings you will find refuge” Psalm 91:4
Nataliia is a renaissance woman, through and through. Born in Ukraine, she speaks three languages, studied Fine Arts in Italy, and won an international drawing contest in Denmark. An art lecturer and researcher, Nataliia’s passion is helping others discover their artistic talents. Nataliia is a pet portrait master, a muralist, and dancer, and a ping-pong pro!