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A fun and creative art experience 

177 Tranquille Rd

Kamloops Art Party

Kamloops Art Party is a locally owned and operated company which offers paint lessons and workshops, private painting parties, birthday parties, team building events and an art boutique.  It hosts a variety of ways to access the act of creation including a safe space studio, online and at home options to have a fun night with no experience needed, further your art skills, or start a career in the arts.  Started in pubs and restaurants in 2017, it has since grown into the most fun and creative studio in town.


Come see our welcoming studio and boutique at 177 Tranquille Rd, on The Shore.

The best place for creative kids.  Birthday parties, after school weekly classes, and fun filled spring and summer camps available.

Book private adult art parties to spice up your birthday party, work party, batchelorette, any and any other excuse to have a get-together with a minimum of 8 participants.  In studio or at a private residence.

No experience required

Kamloops Art Party

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About the Artists

Carly Schmidt

Owner / Lead Artist


Cell: 250-299-2202

Carly Schmidt is passionate about making art creation accessible to everyone.  Voted best artist in Kamloops 3 years in a row, she is making a big splash in the local art scene as well as winning the Kamloops This Week Community Builder of the Year Award in 2022. 

A Kamloops artist and the owner of two local businesses, Kamloops Art Party and Schmidt Faced Artistry. She has been selling her work locally as well as internationally for over 14 years.  From teaching and coaching for over 18 years, the love to pass one knowledge and inspire others only gets stronger.

Carly especially loves teaching realism, wild life painting, acrylic, watercolor, anime, texture and pastels. 


You can find more of her work on facebook, instagram or at

Jennii Dyer

Lead Artist

Jennii is an earth friendly artist born and raised in Vancouver and has been a Kamloops resident since 2004,

Growing up she was influenced by graffiti, trains and back alley art.  Into her teens and pre-adult, Jenni worked through painting and spray painting, to pastels and charcoal.

Jenni is a loving mother who taught her children to draw before they walked as babies.  Jenni has rooted them to show off the creative side and share with the world.

With a passion for teaching children and encouraging others specializing in acrylic painting, resin pouring, street art, healing arts, graffiti, watercolor, and jewelry creation.

You can check out Jennii’s one of a kind paintings, jewelry, miniatures and resin work live in the boutique or from the Kamloops Art Party Store


Follow her online at @kamloopscreator on Instagram

Marcie Mutch

Sales & Events Manager / Artist


Cell: 250-377-5435

Marcie is a self-taught mixed media artist, with a focus in abstract art.  She also has a background in event planning, management and holistic nutrition - With over 19 years of experience within the hospitality industry! 

As a child, Marcie had the unique opportunity to spend her early years growing up in a small logging camp located in Adams Lake.  This lifestyle sparked her creativity, love for nature and sense of adventure.

After graduating from high school in the Similkameen Valley, Marcie has had the opportunity to live in over 8 different cities and travel to over 15 different countries.  Throughout this time, she was also able to complete her studies at Thompson River’s University for Tourism Management and became a Registered Holistic Nutritionist through the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition.


Marcie now resides in the Shuswap and is beyond happy to be working her dream job at Kamloops Art Party.  She looks forward to the opportunities that lay ahead while continuing to spread creativity, love and compassion to all that surround her.   

Alime Irmak


Alime Irmak is a self taught abstract, illustration, mixed media and textile artist. She was first inspired to start creating art through her love of comic books and manga, and soon became very invested in learning line work and different inking styles. Coming from a family of quilters and fabric artists she has always had access to fabric scraps, and that’s how she came to branch out to textiles and became interested in sewing art dolls. All of her textile work is hand sewn and each stitch is imbued with magic. Also a Reiki master and energy healer, she creates dolls that are healing and meant for the inner child within us all.

She has had her artwork published in the zine In Dreams as well as collaborated on a mural for Ms. Whimsy’s Gift Emporium with two of her Kamloops Art Party coworkers, Liz Thiessen and Maia Walker. Collaborating with other artists to create deeper connection within the arts community is very important to her.

Alime also works for the Kamloops Arts Council and is an art instructor for their Crossing Bridges Outreach program. She is very passionate about helping the community through art and creating a safe environment for others to fully express their inner creativity!


You can find more of Alime’s art here:

Instagram- alime.margaret.irmak


Liz Thiessen


Liz Thiessen is a self-taught artist in Kamloops BC.


Specializing in Pet Portraits and custom pieces of many kinds, she recently was featured in a Pet Portrait Artists of BC calendar along with 5 other artists and won an Honorable Mention award in Kamloops Art Exposed Regional Exhibition 2021.


With each piece that Liz creates she brings the viewer to a common ground - amplifying joy in everyday moments and breathing life into her creations in a variety of mediums and styles. Each one is rich and unique in their own way. Her works are inspired by and reflects life with a vibrant approach, animals and nature also largely influence her pieces.