Andi joined our Painting with a Twist team in March 2015!
Originally from Reno, NV, Andrea comes from a long line of artists and has been playing with paints and pencils for as long as she can remember. She just recently received her Bachelor in Fine Art with a concentration in portrait painting in 2012.
When Andrea is not in her studio knee deep in paint, she's cooking in the kitchen with her young daughter or watching a horror movie marathon with her hubby. You can find her latest creations on her Facebook artist page.
Annabelle joined our Painting with a Twist team in October 2019! She has recently graduated with a BA in Studio art and focus primarily on mixed media illustration with portraits. Annabelle also has experience with film photography and enjoys taking pictures. When she is not making art, she likes to play with her dog Harold, binge watch crime shows, and go to comedy clubs with friends!
Brittney joined our Painting with a Twist team in January 2018! Brittney recently graduated Miami University with a degree in Art Education and has plans to attend grad school. She loves to paint and draw, and even painted a few murals in downtown Cincinnati! Outside of art, Brittney likes to hike, dance, write, and do special effects makeup! Check out her other work at brittneygreer.weebly.com
Diann joined our Painting with a Twist team in October 2019. She is a Cincinnati native with a bachelor's degree in Art Education from Miami University. She has taught art privately and in a Montessori setting. Diann enjoys gardening, reading, running, hiking, drawing, watercolor and mixed media fabric art. She currently lives in Liberty Township with her two amazing, talented teens and their two cats.
Emily joined our Painting with a Twist team in May 2014!
Emily Kaelin is a painter and mixed media artist from Cincinnati, Ohio. She has earned a Bachelor of Fine Art degree from the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design in Denver, Colorado, as well a Master of Fine Art degree from the Burren College of Art in County Clare, Ireland.
While painting and other art forms are her primary passion, she also enjoys making electronic music, is an avid reader, and considers herself to be an accomplished, if amateur, chef. One day, she hopes to illustrate 'The Little Mermaid' (her favorite fairytale), learn to breakdance, and speak Icelandic.
Heather joined our Painting with a Twist team in June of 2017! She was born in Georgia, and spent the rest of her childhood, growing up all over the country (Indiana, Florida, California and Ohio). Heather earned her Bachelor of Science in Art, From Miami University, with concentrations in Art Education, Psychology and Sociology. After teaching art; she painted murals and decorative finishes for her own company, then decided to continue her education with a degree in Communication Design, from the University of Cincinnati. Her work has been featured in local and international publications as well as in public art installations. She has 2 grown sons, 3 Maine Coons and a Lilac Colorpoint Siamese!
Morgan joined our Painting with a Twist team in October 2012 and was part of the opening team of the 1st PWAT in Ohio & taught our very first class!
He taught art in public schools for 8 years, and taught computer applications to adults for 2 more (if you can you believe that!). He loves to draw, doodle and build things in all media :)
Morgan is married and has 2 wonderful daughters...and he enjoys making art together with his girls!
Sharon joined our Painting with a Twist team in January 2013!
A Cincinnati native, Sharon holds a B.S. in Art Education from Bowling Green State University and an M.Ed from Indiana Wesleyan University. She is a full time public art teacher and has taught over 3,000 students in grades K-12 over the past dozen years. Sharon enjoys creating a variety of art including painting, ceramics, stained glass and quilting. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, reading, watching hockey and baseball, and vacationing to Disney World as often as possible.
Skye joined our Painting with a Twist team in April 2021! Originally from Hamilton OH, Skye graduated from Hamilton High School. Skye grew up in an artistic household and has been making art her entire life. Now she enjoys painting with acrylics or watercolors and has been experimenting with mixed media projects. When she isn’t creating, she usually plays board games with her husband or plays with their pug Cthulhu.
Kelly joined our Painting with a Twist team in 2022. She is an Ohio native who grew up on a farm and has a passion for art, animals and nature. She enjoys reading, gardening, plant based cooking, hiking and getting her hands (and feet) dirty. She is expericenced in many medias but prefers painting portraits and pyrography. When Kelly isn't at the studio she enjoys spending time outside with her husband, new baby girl and three dogs. She is excited to continue to grow as an artist and raise her baby in a creative environment.
Always dreaming of running my own business, I quit my full time job and purchased Painting with a Twist in January of 2022. I have always loved painting and art and I'm having the time of my life teaching others to paint. I am married to my wife Renee' who also works at the studio and is the love of my life. We have 2 sons, Will and Vinnie who are both aspiring young artists. Our staff is the best in the industry, providing top notch reward winning customer service. We hope you'll join us for a fun night out, I guarantee you'll love it!
Will joined the team in January of 2022. He lives in West Chester and is currently going to school. He is an aspiring young artist who dreams of being like Bob Ross.