The taping will happen at the January 17 class.
The Spirited Artist is getting attention outside the borough too. The popular Bridge Street BYOB painting studio will have its class taped tonight by 6ABC’s FYI Philly, according to a report in Phoenixville Does. The episode will air on January 26 at 7 p.m. Phoenixville Patch profiled The Spirited Artist over the summer. Read it.
The art center will have the Appalachian Brewing Company on tap.
To celebrate First Friday, the Spirited Artist is hosting a beer tasting event with Collegeville’s Appalachian Brewing Company and having a sale of house artist Ed Luterio’s original paintings. “Our inventory of paintings is starting to get large, so we wanted to offer this great deal on First Friday,” owner Greg Pietzykowski said in an email. All of Luterio’s paintings that normally sell for $50 will be steeply discounted: $40 buys one, $70 two, and three can be purchased for $100.
The BYOB painting studio opened in April.
To produce art is to take a grave risk. The artist, in an attempt at expression, chances exposure; hazards revealing too much to others, but, just as treacherously–maybe more so–to himself. For the creator, after all, self-awareness can all too quickly give way to self-consciousness. All of which is to say, it’s the sort of thing you should do while you’re drinking. This was, more or less, the insight that led Greg Pietrzykowski to The Spirited Artist, Phoenixville’s first and only BYOB painting studio. “I went to see my niece in New Orleans this past October,” the owner explained, “and I saw this place that offered BYOB painting lessons, and I just thought, that would work great here.” So far, it has. Located on 237 Bridge Street, the …