Linda is a devoted Painting with a Twist fan, and has been with the company for over three years. She is an experienced K-12 art teacher as well as an adult fine art instructor. Linda earned a bachelor’s degree in Creative Arts and a bachelor’s degree in Learning Management (education). She loves to promote creativity, and enjoys seeing people engaged as their painting evolves on their canvas.
She grew up painting alongside her mother, who is a professional artist. Originally from Australia, Linda has been a resident of West Chester for eight years and loves being a part of this great community that she now serves. Come say g’day to our Aussie artist!
Lindsay recently graduated from West Chester University. She has taken courses in many different types of art: including charcoal, graphite, acrylic, watercolor painting, and sculpture. For fun, Lindsay does caricatures and face painting on the side at random children's events. She also enjoy running and surfing when she gets the chance. Originally from Santa Rosa, California, Lindsay now lives in Coatesville, PA with her wonderful husband, Scott.
Marie DiLeva is a graduate of University of the Arts, where she earned her degree in Illustration. Her work has appeared in books, magazines, trading card games, museums, apparel, and even on one or two celebrities’ walls. She lives outside of Philadelphia with her cat, Mindy, the Sock Thief, who has been known to steal as many as eight pairs of socks in one night before stacking them neatly in the hallway. Marie is super excited to join the Painting With a Twist Team and have a ton of fun with everyone!
Stephanie headed to Bloomsburg University and obtained her bachelors in Art History. She also minored in Psychology and Art Studio primarily concentrating in painting. Stephanie has a passion for painting; her favorite painting subject is her bulldog. Stephanie resides in Downingtown with her deaf English bulldog, Pearl. She is also an avid Philadelphia sports fan. Her favorite quote is from her Poppie “Wherever life takes you, just remember, you were born an Eagles fan.” She is beyond ecstatic to be working and teaching at PWAT. Request for her to enjoy one of Stephanie’s passionate and enthusiastic classes!!
Christopher is a graduate of the University of Miami getting his BA in Studio Art and his BS in Advertising. He has studied fine art at Queensland College of Art in Brisbane, Australia and Santa Reparata International School of Art in Florence, Italy. He has had his artwork shown in San Antonio, Miami, southwest Florida, Brisbane, New York City and Italy. He mainly works with installation pieces, but loves to paint and teach painting. In his free time, Chris likes to make yummy food, drink good wine, work out and hang out with his New Jersey family.
Mike earned his BFA in Painting from Temple University's Tyler School of Art and M. Ed from Cabrini College. When Mike isn't goofing off at PwaT, he is a full-time high school art teacher where he instructs in painting/drawing, sculpture, and art history. Originally from Drexel Hill, PA, Mike is now a resident of Media where, in his spare time, can be found painting/sculpting, gardening, or feeding his uncomfortable obsession with all things horror.
Shelby is an animator and illustrator who works in children's media. She is a recent graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design and her work is inspired by fairytales, vintage illustration stylings of the 1950's and a sprinkling of magic. Shleby is trained in both traditional and digital 2D and 3D animation as well as character design. She loves teaching and bringing joy to both children and adults through her passion for art.
BYOB Guests must be 21 or older to consume alcoholic beverages (proof of age will be required)
All classes or parties after 6pm Mon-Fri and 4pm Sat-Sun are for ages 18 and older. We recommend age 7 and older for "All Ages", "Family Day" or afternoon classes.