Carollee Marshall retired from 25 years in the floral industry as The Flower Maiden Floral Shop and Night Club Flower Sales after having breast cancer.
She started at Painting with a Twist when they opened in March 2016 after completing the PWAT's corporate training program in Louisiana.
Carollee, is for the most part, a self taught artist.
Other than a few classes of painting and Lampworking (Glass Bead Making) and Fine Metalsmithing.
Born into an ancestry of 800 years of artisans, art and creating come naturally to her.
Carollee feels she did learn many drawing/painting skills during her 10 years of figure modeling at Drury University, The Springfield Art Museum and for private artists.
With a passion for working with her hands and creating, Carollee has worked with a plethora of mediums including; Painting, (oil and acrylic), Faux Finishes, Paper Mache', Leather, Lampworking/Glass Bead Making, Beaded jewelry, Metal Ornaments and Jewelry,(Silver, Copper, Brass), Scrimshaw, Screen Printing, Floral Design, Macramé, Candle Making, Pottery and Ceramics, Upholstery, FX Make-up.
Carollee was involved in setting up the studio spaces for The Artist Studios on Main St. through the Creamery Arts Center and Springfield Regional Arts Council.
Carollee has also been involved with several SATO-48 film challenges, one being in the top 5 nominations for best film, as well as assisting and acting in several other local short films and a full length movie, "King Toad", which can be purchased at
Stick It In Your Ear, downtown Springfield.
If you would like to see some of Carollee's work or contact her you can go to: https://www.facebook.com/carollee.marshall.9
Carollee says, "I love people and I have a passion for creating things. My job at Painting with a Twist fulfills both of those!
Won't you join us @ Painting with a Twist"?