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!
Ariel joined our Painting with a Twist team in May 2021! She graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor of Science in Art Education. Ariel teaches art to kindergarteners & first graders! Outside of art, she loves coffee, cooking and spending time with her friends & fiancé.
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
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!
Izzy joined our Painting with a Twist team in May 2021!
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!
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.