June 25, 2024


Art Shines Through

Uptown Art & Clay in Westerville offers palette of creative experience

Sylvana Whittaker (left), owner of Uptown Art & Clay, helps Westerville resident Sydney Smith roll out a slab of clay that she will use to make a wall pocket during a small-group class at the Westerville studio April 2.

A new Uptown Westerville company is web hosting tiny-team lessons to assist bring out the artist in men and women of all ages and capabilities.

Sylvana Whittaker opened Uptown Artwork & Clay, 13 ½ E. School Ave., in late March to provide an “art studio exactly where we present enjoyable and creative instructor-led lessons for adults and young ones,” according to its Fb website page.

The business enterprise provides hand sculptures, custom made artwork and unique occasions that could be scheduled by way of Uptown Art & Clay’s site at uptownartandclay.com or by contacting 614-701-8773.

“I’ve had a good welcome,” explained Whittaker. “It would make me fired up to see people obtaining innovative. Even persons frightened of it are getting into it. Artwork is very good for your soul.”

The Bexley resident, a graduate of Ringling College or university of Art + Design in Sarasota, Florida, reported she attended college to come to be a fine-arts painter and experienced to just take a ceramics class about which she had complained profusely.