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our response to covid-19, updated March 17, 2020

What do I do when my entire business is based on coming together sociably to create art, and my supportive community has been urged to avoid gathering to prevent spread of a virus?  Introducing "Not-So Sociable Art", my strategy to continue to provide a creative service to my community while being responsible and responsive in a national crisis. 

Not-So Sociable Art Paint at Home Pre-Sketched and Printed Canvases

It's possible that we might be spending more time than usual at home.  You might need a creative outlet or a Sociable Art fix.  You might need to occupy your children.  If you can't come to class, I can bring the class to you.  Pre-sketched canvases will be available to you to order with discounts for multiple orders.   Paint and brushes available at additional cost.  If you don't see the canvas you want, special order it by contacting me.  Once you order your canvas(es), I can deliver them to your doorstep (within the my Cary delivery area)  with no contact necessary.  Click on the "Not-So Sociable Art" tab above for ordering information.  You can see an example of an instruction video on YouTube here:

Currently Scheduled Events

All currently scheduled public events have been postponed.Updates will also appear on the Sociable Art page on Facebook. Several step-by-step painting instruction videos have been posted on YouTube.  Please consider subscribing as I'll be adding new videos each week.  If you live in Cary, you can order a pre-sketched canvas to go along with the video.  Go to the "Not-So Sociable Art tab for more information.

Let Me Create Art for You

If I can't paint with you at my public events, I can still create art on my own to share with you.  Let me "Chalk your Walk" - adding a temporary washable chalk artwork for birthday celebrations or uplifting messages.  you can find out more on the "Chalk the Walk" tab above.  I have been creating residential and business murals; portraits of pets, people, and loved ones; and custom art canvases with Designs by Arianne since 2005.  Please consider commissioning a work of art.  You can see a full portfolio of my work at  I will also make some of my paintings available for sale at discounted prices on this website on the "Painting Sale" page under the "More" tab above right.  Available paintings will also be posted in coming days on Instagram at #sociableartnc and on Facebook at Sociable Art.

In closing, thank you for continuing to support small, local businesses like  mine through these challenging times.  Take care of yourself and your family.  I look forward to painting with you soon.


“Deep within every crisis is an opportunity for something beautiful.”
Kate McGahan


Art Options

Sociable Art Private Paint Party, Team Building

Private Paint Parties

Private Paint Parties

Private Paint Parties

For kids and adults.  You pick the painting subject of your choice from over 100 options, gather your friends, choose a venue, paint, sip, and enjoy an evening of creativity with friends. Get more information.  


Team Building Events

Private Paint Parties

Private Paint Parties

Whether you need a creative stress reliever or a fun, dynamic, and imaginative exercise to strengthen your team, we've got the options for you. Sociable Art also facilitates school and community mural projects.  


Public Art Events

Private Paint Parties

Public Art Events

Join us at a Public Painting Event in Your Area. Hosted by your favorite restaurants, wine shops and coffee shops.  Beginners are welcome and encouraged!  Enjoy fun, no-pressure art instruction while you enjoy food and beverages with friends.  See the schedule of events.

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Toni Scirica, Galloway Ridge

"We had the best time!!! I think it was great as did all of the directors. You really took the time to understand our mission and to put it into our team mural. I can’t wait until we hang it."

Galloway Ridge at Fearrington

Pittsboro, NC


Ted Powell, Owner of Niche Wine Bar

Arianne has a unique talent for bringing out the hidden artist in her students while maintaining an atmosphere of a group of friends enjoying each others companionship.


Kathie Clark, owner of Chef's Palette

Arianne does such a great job with her instruction that everyone leaves here happy andfeeling like an accomplished artist.  The class is great for beginners as well as those looking for new techniques to improve their skill. 

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Interested in booking an art event?

Are you planning a special event? Add an art option to your bridal festivities, birthday celebration, or corporate team meeting? Send me a message about your plans, and I will get back to you soon! team building activities sip and paint paint events

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(919) 630-6888

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