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Fort Wayne, IN

6425 West Jefferson Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN 46804

Our Artists

Beth C

Beth C

With a focus on mixed media, Beth likes to take different found objects to create different ideas. Leatherworking is another form of art that is starting to lead the way for her creativity. Leather, jewelry and textile art are new additions to her ever-expanding artistic expression. Member with artlink, instructor at painting with a twist, volunteered with Wundarkammer, curated several local art shows, Luv Sux and Sugar-Moon Halloween Art show, co-organized sketchuation unknown. Participated in the pbr art contest, where she was awarded second place winner two years in a row.
Rita P

Rita P

Rita feels that art is so many things. Art can be found in everything. Whether it is in the patterns of a butterflies wings or drops of morning dew on a blade of grass, art is something that surrounds everyone, everywhere. Rita has been creating art in one form or another since she was just a child. Poetry, photography, sculpting, jewelry, sewing, wedding cakes, pastries and yes, even painting have always been a big part of Rita’s life. She has created things of all sizes, from sculpting small clay bugs to interior décor, to painting giant wall murals. Not every job through the years has had a direct link to art but they took artistic abilities. She has been a pre-school teacher, a seamstress for the mentally disabled and even had her own interior decorating business before medical situations made it no longer possible. Rita feels at home at Painting With A Twist and loves sharing art with every person that she can… even on nights she is just pouring the wine!
Ari

Ari

Emma

Emma

Art is many things, but most importantly, it is fun. Although I have been making art my whole life, I’m constantly learning to embrace myself as an artist. After graduating from college with a BA in Peace Studies, I realized the best way to make peace with myself and with the world is through art. I’ve honed my art skills through years of drawing and painting. Growing up with a mother who is a painter, I had a lot of play time and mini lessons in acrylic and watercolor painting. I’ve expanded my practice to include pastels and digital art. My dedication to art began after college when I realized I can’t live without it. My work reflects several things about me. One, I am deeply inspired by nature. I go into nature to think, dream, feel, rest, and gain perspective. A lot of my art is inspired by the colors, shapes, and patterns I see on my walks. Two, I am a bold. I love to use color and create images that spark deep thought or feeling. Three, I believe play is a necessary component to living a happy and healthy life. When struggling to get into an artistic flow, I approach my next project with a spirit of playfulness, and that is usually the key to unlock my creativity.
Kat M

Kat M

Samantha

Samantha

My art career started at five years old, when I tried selling my watercolor paintings on my grandparent's front lawn. While the business model wasn't exactly successful, it sparked a love that I've carried with me ever since. Since then, I spent plenty of time drawing comics and characters on the back of every paper I was handed in school. I started working in acrylics six years ago, and since have expanded my skill set with watercolor, chalk, ink, sculpture, and digital media. I tend to go back and forth between abstract and realism, sometimes mixing the two, and adding embellishments with found objects. With a hand in such a variety of mediums, my style has developed into a mixed media phenomenon, which takes the direction of whatever creative whim happens to catch me that day.
Susan W.

Susan W.

We are all amazed at Susan. I think she is one of the happiest people I have ever met. And all that enthusiasm is evident in her classes. After every class she tells me how much fun it is to teach. Susan is used to a much bigger canvas and paints murals in addition to teaching here, writing poetry and studying painting and children’s book illustration at Heron. We hope you love art as much as she does after taking one of her classes.

Alcohol Policy

No outside alcohol permitted. Beer & Wine sold on site, must be 21. No carry in coolers.

Age Policy

7 years old minimum for Family Friendly Classes. You can bring snacks, birthday cakes or order pizza from Papa Johns for 50% off. Parents can purchase a seat also and paint beside their child.


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