“That girl that does art and stuff, right?” That’s me; from the moment I picked up a pencil and never put it down, I knew that art would become a major part of my life. Growing up, I used to write on my walls-sorry mom, and doodle in my notebooks and always had my sketchbook at hand. I loved art so much, I decided to go to DCCC for my associates degree in Graphic design. From there I went off to West Chester University where my new passion for painting began. I always told myself that I wasn’t a painter until my Senior year of college. When graphic designing failed for me, painting came naturally. I’m always doing something creative, so I started my own business where I made custom jewelry, graduation caps, jackets and the list goes on! When I’m not in the studio painting, you can catch me listening to music, watching a movie or working on another project. Art isn’t always what you see, but how you felt making it.
As an artist, Tara loves exploring all sorts of creative avenues, including painting, crafting, and writing. She studied Fine Arts in college before transferring to SCAD in Savannah, GA to complete her studies in Architecture. After finishing her M. Arch degree, she proceeded to never work the field of architecture and realized that painting is a lot more fun than planning spatial layouts. Currently Tara is a SAHM who works on freelance and commissioned projects in her free time, with her favorite pieces being custom pet portraits. She also enjoys spending time with her family, their cats, and a grapefruit tree named Siegfried the Fig Tree.
April has been with Painting with a Twist for over 5 years. She grew up with art all around her. Her mother and aunt being amazing artists, inspired her to do the same. Today art is a big part of her life. Not only has she devoted her days to Painting with a Twist, she also is an art influencer on TikTok. She has been posting her art on TikTok for over 2 years now and has gained over 150k followers. In her free time she enjoys life with her family and caring for her exotic pets.
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