Jill is originally from Miami and moved to the Jacksonville area in 2010. Jill started working at PWAT - PVB in June 2017. Jill is not married and has a fluff ball fur baby named Meatball! She attends UNF for a BFA and UF for an MFA in Arts in Medicine. Jill also works for the non-profit, Art with a Heart in Healthcare at Wolfson Children’s Hospital. She knew she wanted to work in an art-related job when she was a senior in high school. Jill loves helping people through art and PWAT is a more relaxed way of doing that plus she gets to crack jokes at her own expense! Jill likes to be as involved as customers need her to be. Interacting with twister as much as possible is the best way to heighten their experience at PWAT. Her favorite non-art related hobby is spending time with her family.
Allie is a 21 year Navy brat that has lived around/outside the U.S her whole life. She most recently moved from Corpus Christ, Texas a year ago. An all around art lover, she currently studies Graphic Design at the university of North Florida and has been painting since she was 16. She also plays the electric guitar, sings and enjoys photography in her spare time. Most of her personal art can be found on her Instagram @creativecloud_9. Allie started here at PWAT in September of 2019. She enjoys teaching others how to paint because she believes that "everyone is an artist!" Come in and meet her!
Blair is an aspiring fashion designer, actress, and artist. She has studied Psychology, fine art and fashion design at Duke University and Brown University. She moved to our area in February to “see about a boy” and is enjoying continuing to live near water and sun. She is currently going on auditions for acting and modeling while working as a freelance artist. Her most recent project is called “destigmatize” and is a series of hand-painted portraits on denim jackets that highlight mental health awareness. Blair loves to share her passion for art with others, especially over a cup of coffee or a glass of wine. She just recently started teaching at PWAT, so come in and see her!
Cindy is a self-taught artist. She loves to paint and she loves Painting with a Twist. She grew up right here in Jax. She went to high school at Atlantic Coast High. She also works for Shaeffer Family Dentistry, where she has been a patient since she was 2 years old. Her travel mate, as seen in the photo, is "Dozer". Like all of our artist/instructors, Cindy applies her own unique style to our Twist classes. She truly enjoys the happy, fun-loving atmosphere at Painting with a Twist - PVB. Come paint with her at one of her upcoming classes.
Dylan Bauer has his Bachelors in Fine Arts degree from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, FL and a Associates in Arts degree from the Florida School of Arts in Palatka, FL. He is currently an artist in residence at Wolfson’s Children’s Hospital located in downtown Jacksonville. Where he works with patients and creates art with them so they have an enjoyable stay. Hope to see you at one of my classes!
Mark is an artist with 30 years of experience utilizing a variety of mediums. A self-taught commercial artist, Mark has worked in advertising, marketing, wallpaper design, photography, web design, video game design and online course development. After working in commercial art for over 10 years, Mark has put down the mouse and picked up the brush. Currently, Mark spends most of his creative energy in acrylics and mixed media on canvas.
Shannon is a true local girl. Raised here in the Ponte Vedra area. Attended school at Palmer elementary and Ponte Vedra High. She fled to Savanah to attand the Savannah College of Art and Design. Now she's back in town and Causing a commotion with us at Painting with a Twist. She loves animals and Paint Your Pet is among her favorite events. She loves acting, singing and generally showing off, so getting on stage and showing Twisters how to create their own personal masterpieces is just her thing.
BYOB 21 and up
Nightly Adult BYO classes are 18+ (ages 15+ are welcome with adult) *Kids classes 6+ are available - Please check individual class for ages*