Amber grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is new to Virginia! Amber has had a lifelong passion for art since she was young. She is a U.S. Army Veteran who has painted many murals and memorials all over the world from Kansas to Saudi Arabia. Currently enrolled at Penn State University pursuing a bachelor's degree in Digital Multi-Media Design, Amber hopes to one day become a high school art teacher and inspire young minds as her art teachers did for her at a young age. Now joining Painting With A Twist, she hopes to inspire everyone to set their mind at ease, have fun and let their creativity flow!
Krysten is a Virginia native who's passion now has a place to bloom at Painting with a Twist. She attended Marymount University, where she pursued a degree in Fashion Merchandising, but art has always been at the center of her heart. A long-time dream of hers is to be a Teacher of the Arts. Her realm of artistry extends off the canvas and encompasses colored pencil work, custom tattoo design, and freelancing. It is Krysten's firm belief that the world of creativity is a valuable tool that releases the stress of this thing we call life.
"There is something magical about bringing a vision to life that you may not be able to express in words." - Krysten Fields
Lilly grew up in Hudson Valley, New York, and is new to Virginia! Lilly has created art for as long as she can remember, and it has always been her passion. She enjoys using a variety of mediums to express herself, such as photography, painting, and drawing. In her free time, she loves exploring nature, going to the beach, working on her photography, or just curling up at home to relax! Now, as an artist at Painting with a Twist, she is very excited to show everyone that they too, can create beautiful art!
If you were to ask a younger Maddie what she wanted to be when she grew up, she would have answered, “an artist.” Art and painting have always taken center stage in Maddie’s life- her greatest artist inspirations being Rembrandt and Monet. She recently graduated with her Associate of Fine Arts degree from Thomas Nelson and is continuing with her Bachelor of Studio Arts at Christopher Newport University. Outside the art world, she enjoys yoga, antique stores, and anything cat related. Relax and paint your worries away with Maddie!
Meet Tina. She has an associate degree in fine arts, and she has been drawing, painting, and coloring for as long as she can remember. She enjoys crafting, sculpting, and costuming. She also has two sons. Tina loves to have fun. She once spent the night in the parking lot of Walt Disney World to meet the actors from the Star Wars movie. Her favorite TV show is Game of Thrones. When she grows up, she wants to be a makeup artist, and turn people into aliens and zombies. She likes listening to Prince, Jill Scott, Sade, New Edition, and Morris Day and the Time. Tina grew up in the 80's, and may still be stuck there watching MTV videos. Tina loves to travel, and Egypt is her dream destination. If you see her bopping her head in the car, she is probably listening to Disney music or movie soundtracks. Tina is ready to paint and have some fun!