MANDEVILLE, La. - December 02, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Painting with a Twist®, the original and largest paint-and-sip franchise in the U.S., has doubled its 2 million customer milestone in just one year – hosting more than 4 million customers since the company started franchising just six years ago. Combined, this figure equates to guests sipping at least 800,000 bottles of wine during classes and their paintings covering nearly 200 football fields.
Throughout 2015, Painting with a Twist has licensed over 70 new studios and currently boasts more than 250 locations in 32 states. Having pioneered the social art industry, Painting with a Twist is the largest, fastest growing, and No. 1 ranked paint-and-sip franchise in the country.
“This has been a momentous year for our company – we entered new markets to increase our brand footprint across the country, and now we have the pleasure of painting with 4 million guests,” said Painting with a Twist Co-Founder Cathy Deano. “We’re thrilled to be providing communities with a fun, alternative social and creative outlet and we can’t wait to paint with our next million guests.”
At Painting with a Twist, guests come together to experience a unique ‘getaway’ that includes friends, paint and the option to BYOB. Led by local art instructors, guests paint on bare canvases using paint and brushes provided by the studio. There are more than 7,500 original pieces of copyrighted artwork, ranging from landscapes, abstracts and cityscapes, to creative renderings of animals, iconic buildings and florals, which have all been conceptualized and produced by Painting with a Twist art instructors.
To learn more about Painting with a Twist, visit: https://www.paintingwithatwist.com.
Painting with a Twist, based in Mandeville, Louisiana is the leading paint-and-sip franchise with more than 250 studios in 32 states. Founded in 2007 by Cathy Deano and Renee Maloney, Painting with a Twist began franchising in 2009 and provides customers with paint, a canvas and brushes that lead to a fun evening with friends and a finished piece of art. The company maintains a strong focus on giving back to the local community, and to date, Painting with a Twist has donated more than $2 million through their charity arm, Painting with a Purpose. As the fastest-growing franchise in the industry, Painting with a Twist has been ranked the No. 1 Paint and Sip franchise as part of Entrepreneur magazine’s annual Franchise 500 edition for the past two years. For more information about Painting with a Twist’s franchise opportunity, visit www.paintingwithatwistfranchise.com.