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About Us

Laura Ashby, Owner/Operator


 After a career in banking Laura found a new passion for painting and showing others how they can uncover their artistic talent .  She enjoys all aspects of the business including painting and teaching.  


"I feel so blessed to have discovered my passion at this stage of life.  I love the fact that my guests discover something new when they decide to give painting a try and are happy and proud of their result."


Jarred Fisher, Lead Artist & Creative Director


A native of the Wilmington area, Jarred is currently enrolled in the full-time professional program at Nelson Shank's highly selective realist atelier, Studio Incamminati in Philadelphia.   In 2007 he graduated with honors from the Delaware Collage of Art and Design (DCAD) with a degree in Fine Art.  Jarred is classically trained in oil, pastel and acrylic painting as well as Metalpoint, graphite and charcoal drawing.   His work hangs in private collections across the country.  A winner of multiple scholarships,  Fisher is a firm believer in education in the arts and  giving back through donations of his work to local charities and fundraisers.  He strives to give students of all levels of accomplishment solid foundational skills to enhance their ability to see and interpret art.  A sample of his work can be found

"I'm so grateful to have met and teamed up with Jarred!  He's not only extremely talented, he loves sharing his craft with guests.  I'm so happy that he enjoys Painting Parties and has become such a good friend!  Laura

Chris Conrad Artist​


Chris is an award winning teacher who has been teaching art for 19 years.  He has a degree in Fine Art from Rowan University with a minor in education.  He specializes in painting and drawing, but has done everything from sculpture and printmaking to murals and stage design.  Chris is currently writing and Illustrating children's book about growing up in a large family in the 1970's.  Many of the illustrations for the book were on display at the Delaware Art Museum.  

"Meeting Chris is one of those great parts of this new journey into helping others create art...He's talented, fun and enjoys meeting our guests and guiding them through an event with learning and laughter!"


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Painting Parties, LLC

Bethany Beach,DE

(302) 299-9355

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