Born in 1992 with a video game controller in his hand, Dionis Payano (sometimes known as D) is an artist who excels in painting and drawing. Growing up, he was inspired by cartoons and other pop culture icons. Wanting to create his own worlds and stories, Di began sketching and crafting his own realities based on his heroes. He has recently finished his associates degree at Broward College and studied fine arts, illustration, and graphic design. You can currently find Di teaching at our Davie studio. He's known to be fun, charming, and extremely helpful. He brings his simple stylistic approach and Dominican flavor to each class he attends. Having trouble with a palm tree? Di's your man! Brap Brap
Jack McQueen a "Jack of all trades", with a variety of talents that are sure to amuse! Currently studies Art at Broward College,
Won best in show at the student art show in 2014.
Art has always come naturally along with an overactive imagination and innovative ideas. He also practices different forms of art such as sculpting, using different mediums from bamboo to soapstone.
"My style has always been abstract to the surreal art, something that brings out the creativity in a person."
Paris Zepeda, the new addition to the Painting with a Twist family, has spent his entire life mesmerized and surrounded by the arts. Feeling a drive and incomparable passion towards it since young age, he has striven to make a career in doing what he loves. He has taken part in painting, illustration, and graphic design. In addition to working at Painting with a Twist, Paris is currently studying art at Broward College, working part-time as a freelance photographer, and continuing his gymnastics career as both an athlete and a trainer. Paris's playful and high spirited demeanor guarantees an exciting and engaging time in each party he teaches.