Our Houston, TX - Westheimer Painting with a Twist Artists
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!
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Lupita was born and raised in Houston,Texas. She is a mother of three and currently residing in Tomball, TX. Lupita has been interested in art most of her life and has been painting as a self taught artist for the past 12 years working mainly with acrylic and mixed media.Some of her work has been in art shows across Houston and currently hangs at the Chakra Haven shop in Tomball, TX. She is a Director of National Sales with Educational Products, Inc and has been with the company for 19 years. Wanting to bring more creativity to her life she added to her career by joining the PWAT team as an instructor in December of 2016. You can find her mostly in our Houston-Heights location, but she can also be seen in our Cypress, Katy, Sugar Land, Mid-town and Houston-Westheimer locations upon request. IG: https://www.instagram.com/artist_lupita/
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.