The premise of Art and Chill, a business launched by teenagers at the coworking space 100state on Wednesday night, is right there in the name: Customers take a seat in a calm, blue-lit room, listen to some music and make art.
Ivy Sordahl, a 17-year-old East High School student, said she and other students with the youth entrepreneurship group CEOs of Tomorrow came up with the service as a way for people to relieve stress. Even the art project they have customers work on — decorating ceramic tile coasters with marker — was designed with self-care in mind.
“You write down places, words, things, anything that stresses you out,” said Sordahl. “Then we use rubbing alcohol, and it basically washes away your stress.” Read the full story here.