KRISTEN KASELL NIKOSEY is a painter + designer,

whose work has been influenced by textile designs, pattern designs

and impressionist paintings over the years.  She works both traditionally in acrylics

and oil on canvas, as well as in a digital format for design projects.  She received

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design from UCLA and attended Art Center College

of Design for a short time. Kristen's work can be seen in private homes, restaurants,

on album covers and publishing such as Ariel's book, "Essence of Fathers', where

she was commissioned to paint over 60 images, including calendars for 

Universe Publishing / Rizzoli. In addition to her paintings, Kristen is a graphic

designer / art director and has designed numerous album covers at various record 

companies, designed brochures, packaging and ads for different products. 

Kristen's paintings have an organic and spiritual direction using a colorful palette to

convey her thematic textural style and continues to paint, design and take classes.


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