Our Team:

Key Team Leaders

Elena Jones is an artistic person who has studied art education at San Jose State. She enjoys showing children and adult painters the joy and creativity that comes from learning how to paint. Her free time is spent with sewing, drawing and painting with her children. She is an inspirational artistic spirit that always comes through in her paint party instruction.

Martin Pabian has a thrist for creativity and enjoys bringing that energy to every party he instructs. His knowledge and patience allow for him to be a versitile member of our team. Whether your party is looking for an upbeat vibe or a professional setting, Martin is a master at adapting the painting party to fit the mood.

Stacey Houghton is an accomplished artist and instructor. She discovered art at a young age and earned a Bachelor of Arts from Cogswell Polytechnic College and a Masters of Fine Arts at Rochester Institute of Technology. She went on to build a successful career as a professional artist working in many different facets of art, including graphic design, screen printing, and art instruction.

Although Stacey has spent decades working in various mediums, painting has always been her preferred method for self-expression. Stacey founded Valley Painting Parties to share her passion with the community and provide a place where people of all ages and abilities can discover the joy and overwhelming feeling of success from painting. Her passion for expert instruction coupled with her desire to create, makes Stacey an exceptional instructor and mentor.

Stacey pulls artistic inspiration from the beauty inherent in everyday life. She is a wife, mother of two, and volunteers her time as an art docent for local schools. Her personal works of art have been featured in gallery showings throughout California.

We employ additional freelance art instructors based upon need. If you are interested in joining our creative team and be paid a high hourly rate for every party you instruct for a minimum of 3 hours, please contact us for availability.