Taylor Thompson is a positive and upbeat addition to our staff. She is a graduate of Gulfport High School and is currently a freshman at the University of South Alabama. She loves meeting and greeting the painters in the gallery or at big events. She is always eager to help no matter the demand.
Susan McCay is an energetic, fun-loving, owner of Canvas & Cocktails. She has 18 years teaching experience in art studios and private art classes during summer time and after school hours. She is currently an art teacher here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. She has taught in public education art rooms for 11 years. She is a graduate of Baylor University School of Fine Art. She prides herself on her watercolor and acrylic paintings as well as photography.
Adonna Disbrow is a loyal and dedicated employee. She is queen of blacklight classes and working the late night parties. She is known for her excellent people skills and her laid back style. She has natural skills in art and is our resident creative thinker. She can draw and paint custom paintings as well as organize events and fundraisers. She will be returning to The University of Southern Mississippi in January to finish up her Bachelors in Art with Ceramics and Sculpting.
Layne Turan is an energetic, free-spirit and the youngest member of our team. She is a junior at West Harrison High School. She is an Honor Student as well as a standout athlete playing softball and soccer, among others. She is fantastic with kids and willing to work hard no matter what is placed in front of her.
Carole Thompson is an avid crafter and organization expert. She brings a warm and welcoming personality to Canvas & Cocktails. She enjoys teaching students and adults. She comes to us with years of experience with teaching young adults. She has taught in the classroom as well as in the gallery. She is the proud mother of a freshman at the University of South Alabama.