Rachel L Berlin, Owner & Creator
Rachel created RLB ART BOX STUDIO with one goal in mind, to help others GET THEIR ART ON! As an art educator and instructor, Rachel feels that now more than ever people have a strong desire to tap into their sometimes-hidden inner artist. Pinterest and Painting Parties are proof that people want to create! Rachel explains, “Seeing someone create and complete a work of art they are proud of fills my hearts with happiness; I know how they feel because I too feel this way when I make art.” Noticing the desire and need for art making opportunities, Rachel has figured out a way to give to others the tools they need to create art at their own place and time. As an artist, Rachel is always pushing herself to learn and create in different ways, “I love a challenge and trying new things.” Her experience as an artist is critical in the creation of each RLB ART BOX STUDIO art project. “I want people to experience what I have experienced, explore new things and have fun while making art!” Rachel invites you to get your art on with RLB ART BOX STUDIO!
Some Fast Facts: It is nearly impossible to get Rachel to stop playing in the dirt in her gardens. She was a competitive swimmer for many years and still has the lats and shoulders to prove it and her dressing room looks like a high end woman’s clothing store!
Benjamin D Berlin, CFO
Ben, who also happens to be Rachel's Husband, comes from a Business background which consisted of number crunching, Real Estate Investing, mentoring, along with a gamut of other things. As an Entrepreneur he brings to the table many skills necessary to bring RLB ART BOX STUDIO to you! Known by his friends for his high-intensity personality, Ben is always on the go and always pushing forward. Rumor has it he thinks Rachel is pretty great too :) In his free time, he loves fast cars, boating, skiing, bicycling, dirt bikes, kayaking, hiking, writing, working out, and all things business. Together, we look forward to helping you find your passion for Art! The time has come to GET YOUR ART ON!
Some Fast Facts: Sometimes Rachel thinks Ben is manic. Ben pushes himself to the point of being physically over trained most of the time and he regularly shows up to Real Estate closings unshaven, in shorts, flip-flops and sun-beached, shoulder-length hair!
Vanessa Anderson, Marketing Director
Vanessa has always looked for new ways to entertain others and bring out their creative side. When Rachel Berlin, CEO and Sister of Vanessa, came up with the brilliant idea of RLB ART BOX STUDIO Vanessa was on board! With a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and an Associates Degree in Marketing/Management this was the perfect opportunity to work alongside the rest of the team, build something awesome and tap into each artists inner creativity. Being a recently new Pennsylvanian, Vanessa has been able to work alongside Rachel and work on her inner artist during the process of getting RLB ART BOX STUDIO up and running. So to all you RLB Art Box Artists let us help you GET YOUR ART ON!!!
Some Fast Facts: Vanessa and Rachel have always been great performers. They were famous for working all day and night to prepare a skit or a dance routine for family and friends then make them pay at least a $1.00 for a ticket.
Logan Craig, Website Manager
Logan is a multi-talented individual who stems from the countryside of Butler, Pennsylvania. He is a Graphic Design Graduate of Edinboro University and Erie has been his home for almost two years. Logan is a driven individual that made the perfect fit for the RLB ARTBOX Studio Team. With his well rounded personality and drive for creativity, RLB ARTBOX was happy to pick him up as Designer, Photographer and Website Manager. Logan also works with local businesses throughout Erie with one notable being the Erie Brewing Company. Go ahead, check out his work. Welcome to the team Logan!
Some Fast Facts: “Not a lot of people know this but I am sort of a secret gear-head. I have restored my motorcycle which is a 1975 Honda CB125S, multiple vintage bicycles, and enjoy doing all repairs on my current vehicle. With me being a very hands on person I also play the drums and guitar in two bands from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.”
How it All Started:
When RLB Art Box Studio CEO & Founder Rachel L Berlin was talking on the phone with a friend about the various monthly subscriptions that have recently sprung up, a BRILLIANT idea came to mind. Rachel asked her girlfriend if there was a monthly subscription for art. More specifically, she wondered, was there a monthly subscription that included an art project with all necessary supplies? As the conversation went on, Rachel became more curious about what was available. After researching online, it became apparent that art subscription products were very limited in their availability. Packaging together all of the pieces necessary to make and create a unique and modern art project was not offered. That is, until now.
So if you're reading this you must be intrigued. Well, Welcome to RLB ART BOX STUDIO!
Rachel envisioned a way for customers to easily and conveniently learn how to use art supplies and make a fun work of art. Going into a craft store to look for art supplies can be a very overwhelming task, but it is supposed to be FUN! Knowing how to use a plethora of art supplies is great, but the lack of inspiration to create can be frustrating. RLB Art Box Studio solves these problems. With a strong background and many years of experience as an artist, mentor, and an art educator, Rachel began the process of building RLB Art Box Studio with a lot of brainstorming!
What is RLB Art Box Studio?
RLB Art Box Studio is a monthly subscription designed for anyone ages 12+, with NO prior art experience necessary. its like an art studio class delivered to your door. Each month a different art project with different art supplies arrives to you. It is easy, fun and convenient. If you stay with us long enough, you will have a fully stocked Art Studio of your own! It is time to GET YOUR ART ON! For news, updates, sneak peeks, inspirations, subscriber reviews, and more follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, & Pinterest!