A graduate from Western Carolina University with a bachelors degree in Fine Art. She is our resident "carnie" and is a lover of all things cheese. Kelly found her calling at PWAT after her aunt attended a party and decided to recommend her for a position with us. Over the last year, Kelly has evolved into an amazing Artender who particularly loves helping with our kids parties. When it comes to her job, she just enjoys helping people get in touch with their creative side. When she is not in her element at #PWATCharlotte, Kelly enjoys being outdoors, hanging out with her friends and family. Kelly is often the sweet and helpful voice that answers the phone if you call the studio during our office hours.
The proud owner of #PWATCharlotte and #PWATHville, she is the fearless leader of this amazing crew. She has been lovingly given the nickname "Zeus" by her gang of artenders. Growing up in New Orleans, LA lead Tara to this journey into the painting world. After Hurricane Katrina, Tara and her handsome husband, Josh, relocated to Charlotte on a whim. They have loved the Queen City ever since. She is the proud mother to two sons, Jacob and Luke.
Tara's background is in Physical Therapy with a speciality in brain injury and stroke rehabilitation. A self-trained artist she loves that she is able to use both sides of her brain in such different ways. You can likely find her dancing and she loves to meet new people! When she's not in the studio, she enjoys outdoor activities, binge watching her favorite tv shows and hanging out with her friends and family.