Kristen is an artist living and working in Denver, CO. She grew up in Conway, Arkansas where she was mentored by a prominent local artist who sparked her lifelong love of painting. Primarily self-taught, Kristen started selling her work locally during college, and since then her paintings have been sold in multiple galleries and curated boutiques across several states. Her work can be found in both residential and commercial collections across the country. Kristen is an intuitive, mixed media painter who draws from a wide range of artistic influences, spanning from painterly to abstract expressionist. Dynamic compositions and expressive brush strokes characterize her large-scale pieces. Her work is informed by a personal exploration of texture and the juxtaposition of contemporary style with vintage materials.