Our Colorado Springs, CO - East Painting with a Twist Artists
Tyler "The Paint Doctor"
Tyler Dixon is a muralist and surreal dreamscape painter, who has been instructing PWAT classes across the country (TX, NC, and CO) since 2013. After studying Illustration in Philly, he began working in the music industry creating artwork for musicians. After shifting his focus to his personal art, Tyler's work was featured in the 2014 Fort Worth Arts Goggle Festival, and he won first place in the 2015 Pour House Mural Painting Contest in Charleston, SC.
In the summer of 2016, Tyler was drawn to the vibrancy of Colorado Springs and he now lives in an old Victorian home downtown with his wife. In addition to being an instructor at PWAT, he also teaches therapeutic painting classes for individuals with autism, and exhibits artwork in galleries throughout Colorado.
Facebook & Instagram: @TylerDixonMurals
Tara was born and raised in Colorado and recently returned from San Francisco. Tara received her BA in Art Education in 2011 and taught Art K-8 for Denver Public Schools. When she moved to California she became inspired to pursue her own artwork and hone in on her painting abilities. Tara has been honoring all that truly inspires her, which is the subject matter of her art. She began participating in group shows and taking commissions in 2015 and created a mural with her sister in 2016. Tara aspires to strengthen her skills in various mediums and to share her passion for empowering others creativity.
Meridith Hyland graduated from University of Colorado with a degree in Political Science and minored in Art Studio. As an active member in the Front Range Body Painting Community, she has be painting on people, places, and things since 2002. She Loves working at Painting With A Twist because not only does she like teaching and helping patrons, she really enjoys the fact that canvases stay relatively stationary!