About Me

 

Hi there, I'm Kristen. I'm a self-taught artist. I create heartfelt art that is a mix of styles. If you ask me what type of art I make, I'd call it modern folk pop art. I like to use bright colors and my work typically includes typography and positive messaging.

I started painting in 2012 on a whim when I was looking for a piece of art with a particular message but couldn't find it. I decided I'd make it myself.

My favorite canvas is wood and I usually paint with 1-shot enamel, but occasionally I use acrylic paint or spray paint as well. 

Hands, hearts & eyes are recurring themes in my work. I'm heavily influenced by traditional sign painting and folk art. Two of my favorite artists are Margaret Kilgallen and Howard Finster.

 

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