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Our Corpus Christi, TX Painting with a Twist Artists

Lesilie-Studio Manager.....She has been with us since Day 1!  #notinkansasanymore

Lesilie-Studio Manager.....She has been with us since Day 1! #notinkansasanymore

Our Awesome Studio Manager! What else do you need to know?!

Megan-Our CRAZY TALENTED Paint Your Pet Expert! She has been with us since DAY 1!  #thedivinemissm

Megan-Our CRAZY TALENTED Paint Your Pet Expert! She has been with us since DAY 1! #thedivinemissm

Megan is a natural born artist with a big personality! She discovered her talent at the young age of 8 when she won her first art show. As the years continued, her talent continued to shine. Art became the drive to her heart & she knew it was going to be a career path one day. Megan received her Associates in Studio Art from Del Mar College in Corpus Christi, Texas. Shortly after, she began her first art job as an Instructor for a local studio. "Working for that studio made me realize that not only did I love creating art but I loved helping others create a piece of work that they didn't think they could"! Her love for art has lead her to become the amazing instructor she is today. Her bubbly personality and outgoing soul lights up any studio! Megan can't wait to continue sharing her passion with others all around!

Malerie.....Studio Assistant Manager..........#malpal

Malerie.....Studio Assistant Manager..........#malpal

Malerie is a student at TAMU-CC and has been painting since before she could talk. Luckily, her little brother was too young to remember her painting his face with finger paints. She is involved in several organizations on campus, and in her free time (aka procrastinating from studying), she likes to bicycle and walk her roommate’s dog. Malerie currently uses her artistic talents in her marketing positions and can be found on fliers and even sidewalks at school. In addition to painting, her hobbies includes lettering, graphic design, and photography. She is excited to be a part of the PWAT team and share her love of art with others.

Celeste...Studio Assistant Manager. #celestechickenbreast

Celeste...Studio Assistant Manager. #celestechickenbreast

There are very few things that I enjoy more than painting and drawing. I was an art major at UT Austin, where I spent countless nights in the studio making messes (and maybe a little art, as well). Currently back in my hometown of Corpus Christi, I enjoy spending my time with family and friends, going to art walks and local farmer’s markets, and creating things. Painting is an incredible mode of creativity; not only can we express ourselves through the creation of an image, but here at Painting With a Twist, we have lots of fun doing it!

Mary........#maryquitecontrary

Mary........#maryquitecontrary

I was raised in the Hill Country and I grew up watching and helping my Mom and Grandma paint! My Dad got me into the outdoors with archery and fishing as soon as I was walking. I enjoy being outdoors whether on water or land. I followed my arrow to Corpus Christi for college and fell in love with the beach! I love having craft days where I’ll work on one of my various projects often including: painting, scrapbooking, or sewing. I’m looking forward to these days with you at Painting with a Twist!!

Amanda......#tatqueen

Amanda......#tatqueen

My name is Amanda and I’m from the small valley town of Los Fresnos. I’ve always had a strong passion for art and I will soon be graduating with a Bachelors of Fine Arts at TAMUCC! Aside from my love for painting, I am also a tattoo artist at The Fellowship Tattoo Parlor here in Corpus. I look forward to teaching a class with you all and helping you realize your inner Bob Ross!

Corynne.........#corn

Corynne.........#corn

Hi there! My name is Corynne & i was born and raised in Corpus Christi! I love our city! I am a collector/hoarder of things I love, whether they be manga, make-up or art supplies -- that I swear I am going to use. I like to spend my days bingeing TV shows while my puppies’ sit on my lap, I usually try and balance a sketchbook on top of one of them; they make good lap desks… sometimes. I have always loved art and have even received my bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts with a teaching certification from Texas A&M Corpus Christi. I love making art, but more importantly, I love teaching people to make art! I have always believed making art should be fun, which is why I think Painting with a Twist is such a great fit. Come paint with me!!

Candy........#acandiedworld

Candy........#acandiedworld

Candy, a retired roller girl and lifetime sugar addict, enjoys combing estate sales and antique shops. She is often in search of raggedy quilts or old furniture she pretends she will one day refinish. She moved her family to Corpus Christi from Missouri in January of 2000 to be near the ocean. She cheers for the Kansas City Chiefs, wanders for hours on the beach, drinks entirely too much sweet tea and is on the never-ending hunt for the perfect cupcake. Candy loved art long before adding her brand of graffiti to the box cars parked outside her high school. Her current favorite medium is watercolor, although she enjoys creativity in all forms. She draws, sews, bakes, builds pallet furniture and eats sprinkles straight from the jar. Her style has been described as whimsical and eclectic. From her canvases down to her polka dot knee socks she says, "Life is too short to wear boring clothes or skip dessert." When she's not making up silly song and dance routines about that night's dinner menu, she can usually be found blowing bubbles in her back yard with a lap full of Yorkies.

Anita

Anita

Faith.....#havefaith

Faith.....#havefaith

"Hi! I'm faith I love all things creative whether that's drawing, painting, or writing! I'm a local to Corpus Christi with dreams as big as the ocean. I hope through these classes I can inspire others to do what they love and even more so to create!

Fred

Fred

The Big Loud Guy who answers the phone!

Jordan

Jordan

Hello, I’m Jordan! I’m a born and raised Corpus Christi, Texan! I have my Associates degree in Studio Art from Del Mar College and will be going to TAMUCC in the fall to complete my Bachelors in Fine Arts and get a Teaching Certification. I’ve spent most my time since graduating being a freelance artist. Besides my obvious love for art, I also am an avid collector of Pokémon items, along with other games and also a makeup hoarder! Doing makeup is another creative outlet for me alongside digital art and painting. I am also somewhat of a cat lady, currently at 3 inside cats and 2 outdoor cats. My family says that’s the limit..but we’ll see about that! I’ve always dreamt of being able to teach others how to make beautiful art! I can’t wait to spend my time with you at Paint with a Twist!

Mama Kim

Mama Kim

Air Force Nurse, Dog Rescuer, Artist, Free-lance Writer, Travel Consultant...all of these describe Kim, as well as Wife, Mother, Daughter and Seeker of Junk. She spends her time juggling mostly! She can be found at the Flea Market digging thru junk looking for a treasure, at the shelter picking up a foster dog, or on Vacation somewhere beachy. Originally hailing from Louisiana, she has spent her life in search of Sun, Fun, and great food! Married to the love of her life who puts up with all of her quirky behavior (and sneaky spending on "junk" to clutter up his garage), she is just about the luckiest gal in the world! Her famous peach cobbler is legendary, and she cooks it (and shakes up a Martini or two) for her friends whenever she gets a chance! Her favorite quote? "Be the brightest crayon in the box".

Mack

Mack

“I’m Mackenzie and I am currently a freshman at Texas A&M Corpus-Christi, pursuing a degree in Graphic Design. I’m a huge animal lover so you may see me stopped on the side of the road petting a random cat! Along with petting every cat I come across I do of course enjoy painting and any other medium of art I can get my hands on!”

Michelle

Michelle

Hello, I’m Michelle! I moved to Corpus from Virginia a little over a year ago....needed a change of scenery & my feet in the sand! I have a Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design/Illustration. I attended a few Art Schools way back in the day and finished up at The Corcoran School of Art in Washington DC. I absolutely love painting, especially Children’s Murals! I am a Mural Artist! I also love cooking & baking, cake decorating and all different kinds of music! When I grow up, LOL, I want to illustrate children’s books. Let’s Paint & Party together!

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