Paint Nite: The Pride of Seattle
The Original Paint Nite: Unleash your inner artist
Grab your friends and unleash your inner artist at the Original Paint Nite. You’ll go from a blank canvas to a masterpiece of your own, with plenty of laughs along the way. Guided by a talented and entertaining artist, you'll be amazed at what you create, and how much fun you have doing it.
Yaymaker events give you everything you need to get up, get out, and get making! Instruction is provided by an expert host, so no experience is required, and everything you need is supplied. Grab your friends to paint, plant, tinker, and build—and give your week something to shout about.
Enjoy our local atmosphere complete with historic charThe Olympus Hotel, which was founded by Olympia Brewing Company owner, Leopold Schmidt in 1909. The original back bar, which was built in France by Francisican Monks, remains the shining star of The Forum. Come see the history for yourself! Website The Forum Tacoma 815 Pacific Ave Tacoma, WA 98402
Kaytie Ivy Summer Storm Smith is a fine artist born and raised in Washington. In 2014, she received her Bachelor’s of Fine Art Degree in Painting at Pacific Lutheran University. Art and teaching have always been passions of hers. Throughout college she shared her love for art with students of various ages as an After School Program Assistant. She is excited to continue to spark creativity through Paint Nite as well. In her personal work, she focuses on the human figure and how humanity interacts with nature. Awards she has received include the Artasia Darrell Smith Memorial 1st place award, a Juror’s Choice award from the 2009 Puyallup Fair High School Art Show, and the Kiwanas Club of Clover Park Art Award in 2010. In 2014, her series "Waters of the Earth" was showcased in the senior exhibition “Art Is” at Pacific Lutheran University. In her spare time she loves to appreciate nature through photography, hiking, swimming and riding her motorcycle. She also enjoys reading, watching movies and spending time with her family.