Our Staff

Laura

I have always been interested in the arts with ceramics and fiber being my favorites. I am self-taught but have taken many classes to continue my education. I am certified with two paint companies. I also raise alpacas, which keeps me very busy.

Nicole

I have been at The Crafty Shack for many years. I love teaching people all of the different techniques I know. Dry brushing and kids canvas are my two favorite styles to teach.

Danielle

I am originally from Columbus, Ohio.  I am a graduate from the Western Michigan University with a BFA in Ceramics.  I have been involved with art since I can remember, but clay is my passion, and it is a medium I hope I can continue working with for years to come.

Carrie

I am the owner of The Crafty Shack.  It was a life long dream on mine to make art and creativity my full time job.   I love introducing art and creativity to ages 1 to 100!  I am a self taught artist and have taken many classes to further my abilities.  I am a certified teacher with 2 painting companies.  My favorite medium is underglazed. 

Lauren

I have worked with the Crafty Shack family for almost 5 years.  My specialties include helping with kids camps and birthday parties.  My favorite painting techniques are using glaze and dry brushing with acrylics.

Erin

I was hired at the Crafty Shack in the summer of 2018.  I am currently enorlled in the Art Therapy Program at Carlow University.  My favorite painting technique in dry brushing.

Cara

Working at the Crafty Shack has taken my hobby to the next level.  I love teaching others different painting techniques like antiquing and dry brushing, but what I love most is leading childrens birthday patries.

MacKenzie

Art has always interested and inspired me since a young age.  I love being able to help people create art.  My favorite part about my job is working with the kids.