An emerging artist based in the Pacific Northwest, Kiana has been an artist/maker from very early on, both self taught, and having studied in college as an Art/Graphic Design major, as well as with a family full of artists of many disciplines, she has been blessed to have had many mentors!
Visual art, performance art, and music has always been an integral part of her life.
After a major catharsis in 2008, Kiana fully dedicated herself to cultivating a career in the arts. Her experiences in life paired with a unquenchable thirst for creating and experimentation truly allows for her to work with many mediums and navigate different genres.
Inspiration comes from everywhere, but the color and imagery that inundates me constantly will allow me to begin each piece with a certain intention, and then a strange, yet beautiful metamorphosis will occur that allows it to take on a life of its own...
My Favorite artists are many, but I am most drawn to those with a brightness about them... Contemporaries and Masters alike who have a desire to create works uplifting, beautiful and sensual
What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity, devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter, an art which could be for every mental worker, for the businessman as well as the man of letters, for example, a soothing, calming influence on the mind, something like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue. -Henri Matisse
All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. ”