Our Houston, TX - Midtown Painting with a Twist Artists
Hello and welcome to our Artists page! My name is Elias and I'm the studio manager for the Heights and Midtown location. We have many talented and artists on our team that are excited to be your next class or party instructor! Take a minute to read about our amazing team and their interesting art backgrounds. If you have any inquiries about booking a private party or our class schedule, please give us a call or email! Looking forward to working with you!
Madonna C (Midtown Artist)
Madonna is a self taught comission artist / creator with the aspirations of opening her own Professional Art Studio in the near future. She is an entrepreneur/amature comedian who does facepainting/hosting for her church an other 501c non profit organization's. Her specialty is in urban, abstract, and logo paintings. Lastly she also is an awarded entertainer/ comedic host who has been with Painting with a Twist since 2016.
Theo has been with PWAT since 2018, and you can find him mainly at the Houston Midtown studio location. Previous to teaching painting classes, Theo earned a bachelor’s degree in Digital Arts from the Santa Fe University of Art and Design. Currently, he is working on his master’s degree in Art Education at the University of Houston! Theo loves to share his passion for art to help others get in touch with their creative side, and most of all have fun! In his free time, Theo enjoys creating digital and traditional illustrations, going to coffee/tea shops, playing games, crafting with others, and looking for the next adventure. If you are looking for a fun and talented artist for any occasion, be sure to sign up for one of his classes or request him for a private party!
First of his name, Axolotl enthusiast, Amy Lee fanboy, and Master of Roads (Settler's of Catan). Ángel is a Houston native and contemporary painter who has been working for Painting with a Twist since summer of 2014. His work is in private collections throughout Texas and is represented in Houston by the Epstein-Hooks Gallery. He received his B.F.A. in Studio Arts (Drawing and Painting) in May of 2016 and his M.F.A in May of 2019 from the University of Houston! Aside from his website you can also check his work at: www.instagram.com/acas_9
Leo Fortuno graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Philippine Women¹s University in 1982 with honors. An award-winning artist, he also attended Layout and Production Art at the Art Institute in Houston in 1993 where he excelled in graphic design.
During the Gulf War, Leo worked in Kuwait as the Art Director of Fanateq Gallery. Because of the danger involved, he was left with no choice but to return home to the Philippines.
In 1991, Leo moved with his family to Houston, Texas where he started his own graphics business - Artworx Unlimited. Leo has been with the PWAT family since the 5th national studio opened in Sugar Land in 2012.
Aka: That Goofy Guy in the Hat
Origin: Jersey Village, TX
Pairs well with: paint, brushes, graphite, bubbles!
Located: PWAT Westheimer, PWAT Spring Valley
This Mexican/German blend is produced in the lush dairy farmlands of Jersey Village, TX and perfected partially in the Art Institute of Houston and the University of Houston. Often known as "That Goofy Guy in the Hat", this blend has a sweet yet spicy bouquet with a bright and pleasing finish reminiscent to certain fantasy-inspired renaissance festivals. Best enjoyed alone or with friends in 1 of 2 locations: Westheimer and Spring Valley.
Disclaimer: may cause inspired creativity, loud, festive behavior, and an inexplicable love for blowing bubbles!
For more information about this label and all its variants, please visit the website at:
Necia M- Katy/Cypress Studio Manager (Katy Artist)
PWAT Artist since 2013! Katy/Cypress studio manager!
I have studied art for many years .. 3 years of photography at Sam Houston State, a variety of arts at the University of Houston, including digital photography, painting and print making to name a few.
I have a teenage son who is studying music as well as an elementary age daughter who studies both music and art and absolutely loves to paint with mommy! And... I LOVE MY JOB!
I'm a painter and sculptor born and raised in Houston. I'm finishing up a bachelor of fine arts degree in painting with a minor in art history at University of Houston. Am a crazy dog lady who also loves playing the clarinet in the Lone Star Symphonic Band in Katy on the weekends.
Amanda is a local magnate High School Art teacher who has been with PWAT for more than 7 years. She has four dogs and one cat. When she is not spending time with her hubby, she is playing with photography and getting ready for museum art shows.