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No art experience necessary.

At a Canvas-connection painting party, you will create your own painting project that is sure to be a work of art in just 2 to 3 hours!

For painting opportunities, Click HERE for our CALENDAR OF EVENTS!

Click HERE for information and registration for our 2023 KIDS' SUMMER ART CAMP!

To schedule and host a party of your own, such as Paint & Sip, Coffee & Canvas, Girl's Night Out, Kids' Party or a Paint with a Purpose FUNdraiser, click one of the links below:

FUNdraiser - Click HERE

No experience necessary.  Canvas (or wood) & paint supplies provided.

Check out our "growing" gallery of painting choices
or choose a theme and we'll come up with a custom painting!
All art and projects displayed on this website are ©Canvas Connections




Party Attender Love!

"We had a blast!  Can't wait until August.  Thank you for a fun evening and a great instructor!"

~ Kayla Mountain
Paint & Sip - April 8, 2016

"Fun times!"  Can't wait until the next one. A fun night for a great cause to support Spoon River College softball.  Go lady Snappers!  Big thank you to our teacher, Teresa Bassett."

~ Mandy Kreps
Paint & Sip - April 8, 2016

"Had so much fun at my first paint night...glad my mother-in-law could come.  We had a wonderful teacher."

~ Bryna Moore
Coffee  & Canvas - April 1, 2016

"Mandy, John and Teresa (and the cute brunette that also helped) did a phenomenal job last night! Kudos to you all and thanks for hosting such an awesome event.  Tasty drinks, great fun, along with great people.  Can't get much better than that!"


~ Tamara Smith
Paint & Sip - April 8, 2016



"My mom and I had a great time.  We are looking forward to coming to more."

~ Tiffany Haskins
Paint With a Purpose - May 20, 2016


"It was such a great night and so much fun. Our event raised over $800 for the kids of St. Jude."

~ Laura Barclay
Paint With a Purpose Paint & Sip - June 11, 2016

"We had a great time and thoroughly enjoyed the evening."

~ Krista Gray
Paint With a Purpose Paint & Sip - June 11, 2016

"Thank you for working with us Teresa, Jessica, and John. It was fun! And, I have a great picture to hang!" 🥰

~ Sharon Bosserman ~
First Church of the Bretheren - February 22, 2020

"Thank you again for being gracious, funny, and helpful to our guests at
the Paint & Sip. Everyone enjoyed themselves! Thank you for your generous donation to our Vets! It helps to buy personal sundry products, underwear, blankets, food, and other basic needs that most take for granted...You manage your business with class.  We look forward to having another paint & sip event next year."

~ Cathy Hamilton
Paint With a Purpose FUNdraiser - October 20, 2017

"Thank you for working with us Teresa, Jessica and John.  It was fun! And, I have a great picture to hang."

~ Saron Bosserman
First Church of the Bretheren - February, 2020

"Amazing instruction. Very friendly. Thank you for making it such a relaxing and fun night!"

~ Maranda Joos
Girl's Night Out Painting Party - October 6, 2017


"Teresa was wonderful to work with to plan my Painting event. She always stayed in touch during the weeks before to see how ticket sales were going and to offer suggestions on selling more tickets. I am looking forward to planning another event with Canvas Connections!"

~ Amy Connor
Courtyard Estates Painting Event - May 23, 2016

"Thanks to Teresa, Jessica, and John. We had a fun time! You patiently guided all of us novices through the creative process! I appreciate how organized you were and that you provided all the supplies. Thank you!"

~ Sue Grabb ~
First Church of the Bretheren - February 22, 2020

"Teresa is such a great painting teacher, she breaks all the steps down and helps you see that you CAN paint something beautiful."

- Angela Conn - 
Campground Painting Events - February 2023

"Teresa and her daughter Jessi are gifted with incredible talent.  They make their paint parties so much fun! Hesitate no longer.  Find a party near you and just go! You will be so glad you did."

  • - Bridgett Englund -
    Owner of Tipsys (Painting Venue) - November 24, 2022

"Excellent instruction, lots of fun, no rushing."

- Katherine Johnson -
Paint & Sip Party - December 16, 2021

"Teresa did a great job teaching us to paint in a virtual situation!! It was lots of fun and I love my canvas water lily."

- Jill Ann -
Virtual Painting Party - May 23, 2020

"Always enjoy doing painting with you!  Get instructions and tips & tricks to make it so much easier for us talent-deficient people!  Thank you for your knowledge and skills"

- Crystal Powers -
Porch Leaner Paint & Sip - August 28, 2019