Our Story

We opened our studios in 2006 with the intention to create a platform that provided a quality experience in portrait art. We put together an incredible group of artists, built some great tech to support our goals, and began delivering custom art. We realized pretty quickly into our journey that we were doing something more than just delivering hand-made portraits, we were delivering an experience that celebrated some of life’s most precious moments.
It’s that awareness, proven-out daily from the outpouring of emotional feedback we get from our clients, that lead us to our mission today:
To bring joy to people’s lives by honoring and celebrating their special moments.
We are a team of makers; portrait artists, designers, developers, dreamers, and doers committed to bringing the best customer experience to the people we serve. Our client’s experience comes first, middle, and last for us.
Our Values
Encourage generosity
Celebrate the full spectrum of family
Welcome collaboration
Deliver quality products on budget and on time
Work with integrity, honesty, and transparency
Create joyful experiences through custom art
The Paint Your Life Team
Paint Your Life's internal team is about 80 people strong. Many of us work remotely from all around the globe. We are a tight-knit team, and a handful of us have been working together for over 10 years.
Our Tech Team
The seamless order and purchase process that our clients’ experience at Paint Your Life is powered by sophisticated technology and processes that were built in house. Our tech team includes UX and UI designers, photo editors, software developers, programmers, digital marketers, and more...consider our tech team the unsung heroes of Paint Your Life!
Our Client Support & Communication Team
Positive client experience is first, middle, and last for us. We maintain a large support team, at least 30 strong, to make sure that we can provide support 24/7 to our clients all over the world.
Our Artists
We are proud to work with over 300 professional portrait artists from around the globe. Some of our artists work in one of our two physical studios, others work from their own studio or even from home. The beauty of our online platform enables us to extend flexibility to our internal team as well as our artists.
All of our artists are paid above-average wages so that we can ensure that our clients can benefit from unlimited revisions on their personal projects. Many of our artists have been working with us for over 10 years.
Our Team