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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors outing at an escape room in Cleveland
Kristine Bissler

Kristine Bissler

Julie Lehto

Julie Lehto

Treasurer / Bookkeeper

Owner of J.L. Money Matters, LLC

Julie started her business in 2016 and provides bookkeeping services to small business clients all around the county.  She is a certified digital bookkeeper and is Quickbooks Advanced certified.   She has always lived in NE Ohio and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.



Board of Directors

1.How did you start your business?

I’m a former Social Worker & School Counselor. After investing 16 years in the field—-I realized it would be most beneficial for me to invest my time into something that was more meaningful and fulfilling. Eventually, I came to a decision to leave it all behind and  invest my time into providing the community with fun and artsy activities, events, and workshops.

2.Where are you from? Cleveland, Ohio

3. Where did you graduate, and what did you graduate with?

I graduated from Cleveland State University, Masters in Education.

4. Tell me about your studio. What do you offer?

So-So Artsy Art Studio is your classic Paint & Sip Studio. The most common activity is painting on canvases/wood while sipping on your favorite beverage. We offer in-studio events, virtual events via zoom, and off-site events (mobile)—Yes! We will come to you! We paint and create on Canvases, Wood, Glass,  Wine glasses, Concrete/Rocks and anyone any age is welcome to participate.  We offer Private Events for adults and kids, we offer fundraising events, team building events for the Workplace, we offer Adaptive Classes for senior citizens and the disabled. Seasonal and Holiday Workshops at our local community recreation centers—as well as Art Parties for Birthdays. Our most commonly held Private Events are Birthdays, Bridal/Bachelorette Parties, Baby Showers, Family Night, and Date Night.

5. Are you running any specials right now?

We have partnered with Bedford Parks & Recreation in offering weekly virtual classes for adults and kids. These classes are offered at a 20% discount when you sign up through Bedford Parks & Recreation. We have also partnered with Macedonia Parks & Recreation, Mayfield Village Parks & Recreation, Orange Village Parks & Recreation, Solon Parks & Recreation, & Broadview Heights Parks & Recreation.

So-So Artsy has also partnered with Cleveland Metropolitan School District in providing Arts paired with Social, Emotional Learning for students, parents, & staff.


The ‘So-So’ Experience is a So-So Artsy Party that includes Arts, Sips, Music, & Fun. It’s an experience where we ( So-So Artsy Team) promise to deliver an enjoyable, memorable experience without any pressure. The objective of the ‘So-So Artsy’ experience is to increase self-esteem, boost confidence, learn new ways of relaxing, increase social interaction with others, learn to smile again, decrease anxiety, and lastly to learn new ways of having fun

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