Karen is originally from Baton Rouge, La, and spent most of her life inTexas, relocating to the Temple area in 2014 when she joined the PWAT team. She graduated from Texas State University with a BBA in management and focused on a corporate career in both the insurance and legal industries. Having no formal art education or training, she is self taught and has sketched and painted all her life, and art has always been second nature to her. She loves painting and creating and has discovered that she also loves teaching and really enjoys sharing her gift of painting with others. Helping people learn to paint has become a never ending rewarding experience to her and she absolutely loves her 'job'! She is also a freelance artist and enjoys painting anything from murals to Tom's shoes and everything in between. When she's not in the studio painting, she enjoys spending time with her husband Robin, raising and caring for their alpacas and all the other critters at their ranch. Karen and her husband Robin purchased the Temple studio in 2017 and are enjoying their new adventure as business owners and look forward to inspiring people to have fun and create lasting memories through art!
Antonio is an artist who loves “creativity.” Why you might ask? He says, “By being creative, you are free to add your own individuality into anything you create.” He’s lived in Texas all his life, grew up in different cities, and all his experiences thrive on that, individuality. His favorite mediums are acrylics, pastels and pencils. While working on various pieces, he uses different tools to aid him with inspiration for his creations. When he is not working with art, he ventures outdoors for hiking and running to revitalize the senses. Also, he enjoys gaming, watching movies, relaxing, and being out with family and friends.
Carla was born and raised in multiple cities across Texas. She has a AA in Art from Temple College. She has always had a love for color and anything to do with being hands on and creative. This is what fueled her love for art. She works in many different mediums, including acrylic and oil painting, pen, pencil and colored pencil. When she's not doing art she enjoys hiking, roller skating, playing video games and spending time with her husband Tylor and their 3 cats.
Morgan is an artist who thrives off of creativity and color! In her art she uses all types of different mediums to convey the message she is trying to get across! Born and raised here in Temple Tx, Morgan loves to travel and see the sights outside of this lovely state. As well as being well versed in acrylic painting and other styles of paint, Morgan also does digital art! Morgan uses her digital art to create posters and stickers for all to enjoy! Besides creating Morgan loves to hang out with her friends and chill in her down time.
Tommi Is an avid animal lover who has lived in Central Texas most of her life and now resides in Bartlett with her dogs, cat, chickens, mini horses and pet pig.
She has an AA in General Studies, an AA in Art and an AA in Studio Arts from Temple College. She is currently attending Texas State University where she is working on her BA in Fine Arts with a concentration in painting.
When Tommi is not at the studio or in class, you can find her assisting clients with the sale or purchase of real estate because she is also a licensed Realtor.
Tommi recently joined the PWAT family because she loves to share her love of art with others.