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Our Colorado Springs, CO - East Painting with a Twist Artists

KayLee

KayLee

KayLee is a lead artist and studio manager! She loves teaching all types of classes, but especially the Paint Your Pet workshops where she can work with individuals one on one to create custom masterpieces. KayLee got her BFA in Art Education with an emphasis in painting in 2013 (from Texas Tech - wreck em!), moved to Colorado Springs in 2015, and started working for this studio in 2016. She's taken art/teaching gigs all over the world (including Japan & The Dominican Republic) and was a local public school art teacher for 8 years before becoming our studio's full time manager. In her own time she creates large scale, color field and abstract paintings, which you may see around town in local art shows!

Brittney

Brittney

Brittney has been making messes since childhood. She studied fine art at Columbia College Chicago, worked as a scenic carpenter and painter for the professional theatre world, lived in South Korea, and now resides in Colorado Springs. When she’s not teaching painting classes you can find her at home doing freelance art, design, and podcast editing. If the weather is nice you'll find her gardening or on a hike.

Cynthia

Cynthia

Cynthia has been a commercial artist for almost 30 years, working mostly as a photographer and painting as her other passion! She wears a lab coat at the studio because we have serious fun here! Cynthia loves to belly dance and play Japanese Taiko drums too.

Jess

Jess

Jessica has been painting since college and creating art in other forms for over 20 years. Outside of the studio, she is a seamstress and costume maker who especially enjoys making cosplay costumes for conventions. Jess brings fun and kindness to each class and has the coolest hair.

Kim

Kim

Have you tried a class with Kim? Kim has spent years teaching paint and sip classes most recently in the Carolinas before coming to Painting with a Twist East on Powers. You'll see Kim's work in the Springs and Denver art shows. She loves being in nature and feeling the good vibes on a hike. When Kim isn't on stage you'll find her spending time with her children.

Aves

Aves

Finn "Aves" Willman is a professional artist based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. When not painting in the Twist studio you can find them doing digital illustration for their freelance clients, hanging in a few galleries, making music, traveling, and having a blast picking up new skills.

Cedric

Cedric

As the 7th child of 15, Cedric's parents were diligent in teaching and training him in the light of love. Laughter was a major part in his education and an influence throughout his college years, where he majored in Graphic Design. He is a single father of 4 and a freelance artist!

Jess

Jess

Jess has been painting since her college years at CCAD where she got her BFA in graphic design & advertising. She has worked in agencies and with freelance clients to make their vision come to life. She enjoys helping people find their inner child and play with different materials in a creative safe space. Beyond getting her hands in some paint she enjoys getting dirty outside with her son, especially making nature collages.

Kanik

Kanik

Kanik is a Colorado native and self taught artist. She enjoys dabbling in new mediums and painting on any surface she can get her hands on. She loves sharing in the artistic process and encouraging people in their creative endeavors. Teaching Paint Your Pet quickly became a favorite class of hers as she enjoys the level of care that goes into each piece. Quote by Douglas Adams: “I'd far rather be happy than right any day.”

Katy

Katy

Michael

Michael

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