Brush Studio GR expands to downtown Grand Rapids, adding six new jobs

Heather Callahan, founder of Brush Studio GR,  says her team has been "very blessed and very busy" with her business in East Grand Rapids. 

So busy, in fact, that in just over three years, she needs to expand to a second location to accommodate her growing customer base.

Brush Studio GR is an instructional art studio focused on creating a unique and fun atmosphere for building creativity. Brush Studio offers open paint sessions, general classes, private parties and corporate team building events.

Callahan says the the downtown location will primarily serve corporate and group events, as well as instructional classes, while the East Grand Rapids location will be focused on "family fun" events.
"We found that we were increasingly hosting bachelorette parties, baby showers, team building and corporate events at our East Grand Rapids location, and that doesn't always mix well with moms and dads having their young children using the space,” she says.

Callahan anticipates that Brush Studio Grand Rapids will open its new 2,900-square-foot space at 50 Louis St NW sometime in February 2016.

Brush will also be adding six new employees and instructors to the team, for a total of 11 employees.  

For more information about Brush Studio and their classes, please visit:

Writer: John Rumery, Innovation and Jobs News Editor
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