Our Harker Heights, TX Painting with a Twist Artists
I was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and relocated to Killeen when I was four, and have been here ever since! Creating art has been a passion of mine since childhood, and I began painting around ten years old. I attended college locally at CTC for my associates, and I am currently working on my Art History bachelors from ASU. I first came to Painting with a Twist as a customer, was invited to join the team as an artist, and quickly decided it was the place I wanted to be forever! I purchased the studio in 2020 with my husband Josh, and our lifelong friend Jesse. When I’m not in the studio, I’m hanging out with my husband and three kids (and 6 pets!), playing video games, playing Dungeons & Dragons or painting personal projects. Come paint with me and remember, “All you need to paint is a few tools, a little instruction, and a vision in your mind.” – Bob Ross
I was born in Puerto Rico to a Dominican family and moved to Texas because of the military back in 2001. I’ve loved Texas ever since. I studied fine arts at The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, graduated in 2013, and developed an enthusiasm for painting. I spend my free time working on individual art projects and enhancing my artistic skills. PWAT gives me the amazing chance to experience art with others in an exciting way, and I’m always happy to pass down what I’ve had fun figuring out!
Howdy! My name is Alysia Grudier and I was born on an Army base in Louisiana. The eldest of three, and the daughter of two Army veterans, I found my love for art in the midst of moves. My parents have always been extremely supportive of my artistic endeavors, sending me off to college in pursuit of art at both CTC and Texas A&M, I have received both an Associate's and Bachelors in the field of art. My favorite things to create are charcoal pieces, colored pencil pieces, acrylic, oil, and watercolor pieces and I dabble in digital art as well. I plan to share any knowledge I've picked up and grow further in my field by working at Painting with a Twist. Thanks and Gig 'Em!
Hi! I’m Ca’Shawndra and I’m 19 years old. I found comfort in art at a young and it was a great way for me to express myself being a weird kid. I’m mostly self taught but I took art classes for my entire k-12 schooling. My favorite mediums are soft pastels and oil paints. My family has 3 dogs and I’ve got 3 siblings. My favorite color is periwinkle and my fave food is a plain tuna roll. I enjoy helping people learn new things and express themselves by stepping out of their comfort zones! Creating art has no limits and should be explored/experienced by everyone! :)
Hi!! My name is Celeste and I've lived in Texas my entire life! My art journey has been ongoing since early childhood, but my passion for acrylic painting didn't start until I was 16. I even paint clothes on my own time and have murals in my room. If I can paint it, I pretty much will! As you can imagine, getting the opportunity of working at Painting with a Twist was a dream come true! I love being a part of other people's art journeys and having the pleasure of creating unforgettable memories!
Hi! My name is Monet . I am 21 years old and as you can see i was able to get the opportunity to live up to my name. My great grandma was an artist and it gave my mom the idea to name me after one ! I always had a passion for painting but it wasn’t until high school when my art teachers noticed my skills and forced to me to do art programs and do competitions. It was my senior year when Covid happened so i plenty of time to build a portfolio and experiment with different paints and art styles. I started to take my art more serious and also needed a job, so i started looking and found one that was perfect for me!