Andrea 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!
Ashley joined our Painting with a Twist team in March 2017! Originally from West Chester OH, Ashley graduated in 2016 from Wilmington College with a B.A. in Education and English, and then earned her Masters degree from Wright State University. Her biggest passion is creative writing and she hopes to one day become a published author. When Ashley doesn't have a pencil or a book in her hand she definitely has a paintbrush. She enjoys mixed media and landscape paintings but her favorite thing to draw and paint are birds. She also enjoys binge watching "How I Met Your Mother," knitting, hiking, and finding the next craziest 5K to run.
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
Daniel joined our Painting with a Twist team in September 2015! After finishing his B.F.A. in Illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design, Daniel recently returned to Cincinnati to pursue a Masters in Fine Arts at the University of Cincinnati's DAAP program. His main focus in illustration is editorial works based on articles and events happening in the world, while his fine art work is an exploration of the minimalist and abstract expression. Daniel has shown and sold works internationally from gallery shows and competitions to freelance clientele and conventions. Outside of the arts, Daniel also produces electronic music and performs at events and clubs around the nation as well as internationally. When he's not doing that, he likes to relax and hangout with friends.
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.
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!
Kate joined our Painting with a Twist team in March 2021! Originally from West Chester OH, Kate graduated from Lakota East High School and is now actively pursuing a career in art. Outside of working as a part time artist, Kate spends her free time horseback riding, playing the guitar, and skiing. She enjoys oil painting and mixed media pieces. She also enjoys baking and singing.
Katelyn joined our Painting with a Twist team in March 2021! Born and raised in Colerain, Katelyn graduated from Colerain high school in 2019. She was always told how creative she can be. Spending her time growing her skills in art she fell in love. Katelyn has strived to include art and creativity in every aspect of her life. In her high school days she was very active in the art department. Being Vice President of Art club and being awarded with a permanent art display in Colerain High school! Besides drawing or painting, Katelyn loves to create special effect or beauty looks with makeup, play with her cat Jinx, and cook delicious meals.
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!
Sarah joined our Painting with a Twist team in June 2015!
She graduated from Antonelli Collage in 2003 with a degree in Interior Design, and loves all things creative. Her true passion is painting and has been creating art for as long as she can remember. Sarah is a West Side native, but now calls Landen home. When she’s not working at PWAT, Sarah enjoys spending time with her Husband, their 5 kids, and 2 dogs! Creating artwork is something she loves to do in her “spare time” (haha ??), but views it more as something she needs to do so she doesn’t lose herself in the thralls of Motherhood!
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.