Our Philadelphia, PA - Rittenhouse Painting with a Twist Artists
Not just a painter, Olan is influenced by his travels, and assembles quilts as his journal. He is interested in graffiti whether it is on the wall of a public restroom, a park bench, or the tiled surface of a subway station, and loves any Painting with a Twist painting that lends to that rugged style.
His playlist is full of Beyonce and current hits and he loves to shake his booty along with his parties!!
Not your average artist, Alexandra Tassoni is a young scientist with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry but a passion for creativity. Ever since she could hold a crayon she’s been drawing, mainly cats and nature scenes. Her favorite mediums include oil pastel and charcoal, but through Painting with a Twist she has a newfound love for painting. Some new feats include dappling in watercolor and finally mastering the art of trees to pass along to future classes. Besides painting and drawing, Alexandra enjoys crochet and embroidery, mainly focusing in fiber arts during her newfound post-grad free time.
Hiya! My name is Amanda, and along with working at painting with a twist, I am also a high school art teacher at Milestone Academy. I am currently working towards obtaining my teaching certification. When I am not working, I enjoy spending time with my two precious cats(Doku&Apollo), playing Tetris, drinking coffee, or creating artwork on my IPad! Come by one of my classes for a hilarious, fun-filled time!
Ashley Heitzman works under the artist name of Butters Monster Art (Butters being a nickname that was given to her in Philadelphia). Prior to Philadelphia, she lived in New Orleans. She has a degree in Interior Design with a focus in Theatrical Design from LSU. She has worked in a variety of medium including murals, woodworking, airbrush, paper mache and more.
Painter Bry is a modern artist and Army veteran living and working in South Philadelphia. For the past 15 years he has exhibited abstract expressionist, pop, and urban art influenced paintings in his home city, NYC, NJ, and parts of Germany and Italy. He loves sharing and interpreting art, having put hundreds of paintings and sculptures into private collections. Highlights include three sculptures accepted into the Philadelphia Sculptors Juried Exhibition: Pinned, an abstract video projected at the MOMA for Abstract Currents, and most recently touring his painting of M. John Miller in the first annual "Souls Shot: Portraits Of Victims Of Gun Violence" throughout the Philadelphia area.
Aside from creating art, He has also curated over 100 group art shows and helped develop the Washington Boro Artwalk in northern NJ. His passion for art is born from a love of color and a need to connect with our human family deeper than on the surface of life. Art is love in action and his work is intended to foster conversation, inspire unity, spark personal reflection, and invite criticism of techniques and beliefs . His process is very meditative, usually focused on the moment and enjoying the act of painting. This allows him to be free to explore a fleeting creative space and experiment with multiple techniques in mixed media.
He enjoys creating custom work for homes and businesses as well as designing for bands. Please feel free to reach out to him to discuss commissions, to visit his studio, or purchase a Painter Bry original.
My name is Casey Boone and I just recently moved to Philadelphia from Dallas, Texas! I recently graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Fine Art. I am starting at Drexel in the Fall of 2019, pursuing a Master’s in clinical counseling and Art Therapy. I have a particular interest in fibers but have interest in most mediums— most recently have been studying oil portraiture! I have a passion for volunteer work and local communities!
Hey what’s up beautiful people my name is Iris Candelaria, and I’m a local artist/instructor at painting with a twist. When I’m not painting I host art event/open mics events , instruct Yoga, Recite poetry, or play with my super cool cats ??
I love my community so much that I try to involve all of my work around it. If you’re looking to have fun and learn how to paint make sure you book me as your instructor for your next party or event :-)
Jackie Rosenzweig is an artist and animal lover working under the name CatticFanatic, where she creates fun, one of a kind, animal-themed merchandise. She also manages the social media at Painting With a Twist. Jackie has a degree in Painting at Tyler School of Art with a minor in Art Education, and is working towards finishing her teaching certification. In her free time, she likes to spend time with her three spoiled guinea pigs (Ginger, Nutmeg and Oreo) and watching horror movies.
Hello there. My name is Jenn and I'm a painter! Mostly I'm an oil painter, though I've been known to use just about any medium available at a given moment. I’m also an experienced instructor who absolutely loves to party to great music, while using my painting skills to help you create your own individual masterpiece. Stop by my class and we’ll paint and party the evening away!
Sharifah also fondly referred to as just “Z” is a quiet storm; she loves all things art related and likes to boogie on the dance floor every chance she gets. Sharifah Graduated with associates in art and design but specializes in Jewelry design and leather crafts. She loves all things comic and anime related but her biggest love is her Son who is an inspiration to her daily. Sharifah has a fun loving and bubbly personality that tends to come out on stage, come paint with her and have a blast.