Grand Rapids Painting Party Place Team

Our Team

Meet our team of talented artists! Check our schedule to paint with these pros, or book a private painting party for your next big event.

Frances Pollard leads the team at Grand Rapids Painting Party Place, Bamboo StudioFrances Pollard

Frances has been doodling, drawing, painting and creating since she could hold a crayon, but she only started painting with acrylics when she began at Bamboo Studio. Her attitude is summed up by her comment, “If I can do it, you can too.”


Alex Tiesma is an art student and a digital artist.Alex Tiesma

Alex has a passion for art of all kinds, and seeks to continue her professional education in digital art. She comes from a family of artists who have always loved paint parties, even before they emerged as a popular entertainment venue.


Gabrielle Wilson

Gabrielle is Bamboo Studio’s miniature figurine painting expert. At Gen Con Indy 2017, she competed in and won a figurine speed-painting competition. Besides painting minis, Gabby enjoys spending time with her husband, Ryan, their two rabbits, and their saltwater aquarium. An alumna of Michigan Technological University, she loves spending the warm-weather months of Michigan outdoors.



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