Art Teachers and Guest Artists

Tristina Dietz Elmes

Tristina is co-founder of TRAX Art Studios and a self-taught abstract mixed media artist. When not creating fine art paintings for galleries and clients, she teaches adult classes at TRAX Art Studios and travels to do live painting presentations for the Pebeo paint company. Tristina is a Certified Mixed Media by Pebeo Product Specialist (specializing in painting with their liquid oil paints) and an R&F Handmade Paints Certified Advanced Encaustic Wax Painting Instructor. Check out the "Classes" tab on this website to see what she's teaching next, or call Tristina to request a special demonstration or private class on 954-817-2042. Find out more about Tristina on her website -


Tatiana Cast

Although born in New York City, Tatiana spent her childhood and adolescence outside of the US. She has lived in Europe, South America, and several of the US States. Her Immersion in various cultures serves as an influence for her vision and art creations. Tatiana is mainly a self-taught artist. She has been interested in art since childhood, so even though she has a formal education in Business and Marketing and works as a business consultant for small to large corporations, she has always made room to learn about art and keeps creating art as a part of her life. Her artistic training has included art workshops in various art schools and “Ateliers” in Europe (Italy, Germany), South America (Brazil, Ecuador, Argentina) and NYC. Find out more about Tatiana on her website -