Our St. Louis, MO - South County Painting with a Twist Artists
Allison G.- Studio Manager
Allison enjoys getting to know new people and helping take their day from good to awesome! A double major graduate from Webster University, she uses her art and education background to provide a safe learning atmosphere for both kids and adults. She loves all things art, but has a special passion for painting! She has been painting for about 10 years and been with PWAT since January 2015. Warning: sometimes she can't hide her love of music and singing on stage so prepare for your class to turn into a karaoke party!!
Although she graduated from Webster University with a BFA in graphic design, Farah still enjoys the traditional feel of a paint brush in her hand. She has a passion for traveling, food, and new experiences. She strives to capture these weird, mysterious, fleeting moments of life in her personal paintings..."especially the time when she worked with goat organs in the name of art." Farah is happy to help you create your masterpiece!
Rachel graduated from Maryville University with a bachelor's in Graphic Design. She uses her background in graphic design to provide a clear, concise step-by-step for every painting she teaches at PWAT! In her free time, she does freelance graphic design from home and sells unique items on Etsy. Rachel knew from her first class at Painting with a Twist that it would be her second home. She loves her PWAT family and customers! Her favorite things to do are laugh and travel, and of course create new artwork.
Rin is an artist in infinite forms. Through creating, performing and teaching, she is a Co-founder of The Dancing Bear Tribe Performance Arts Group LLC and Circle of Life Hula Hoop Organization LLC. She loves to help ignite the fire that is movement art and creative expression in the hearts of others as she gives her best to her performances, classes and creations. Rin flows into being as a passionate creator, teacher, healer, dancer, entertainer, painter, music maker, rhyme sayer, clothier, peace keeper & life Lover!
Leslie is a seasoned artist and has been with Painting with a Twist for over 3 years. She enjoys providing a relaxing environment for her guests! Leslie's forte is kid's classes, where she encourages the little ones to be creative and get inspired! Get ready for a super laid back class with a few games!
Josie is an elementary art teacher in the Pattonville school district in St. Louis, MO. She has been with PWAT since June 2013 and enjoys teaching adults and children. She has a BFA from Webster University and an MA in Art Education from Maryville University. Her favorite things to paint are "animals, particularly birds." In her free time she "watches Netflix with her cats, Moose , Misha, and Mango." If you're looking for a chill, laid-back, slightly sarcastic artist, Josie's your girl.
Nicole has spent her entire life creating music and art. A passionate teacher and performer, she enjoys getting to know her students and encouraging them to follow their creative inspiration, all while having a few laughs and getting a little messy along the way. With over twenty years of teaching experience, Nicole excels at putting her classes at ease and giving clear step by step instructions to guide them in realizing their artistic vision. She earned her BFA from Webster University and her MFA from Minneapolis College of Art and Design. When not teaching, Nicole spends her free time creating, attending concerts and art shows, or with her friends, family, and fur babies.