Location: Franklin, Tennessee
Date Joined: 07/25/2010
Average Artist Rating 8 votes
Kristin Llamas’ paintings are loaded with symbolism and emotion. Her unique style of sewn canvas, along with mirror-written text, sets her work apart. By age twenty-four, Llamas' art had exhibited in museums, galleries and art centers throughout the United States. Early work has been published in Open America by Kristin Abraham as well as in “Best Of Florida” by Kennedy Promotions. She has been recognized by the National Society of Arts and Letters, awarded the Artist’s Achievement grant from the state of Florida and Professional Development grant from the state of Tennessee.
Kristin Llamas was born in December 1982 in Rochester, New York. Considered “self-taught,” Llamas comes from a long line of creative individuals including grandfather, artist and woodcarver, Fredrick Fischer. After spending a short time traveling through England and Italy, Llamas’ professional career as an artist began in 2002 when she was offered an apprenticeship with muralist Cary diValentin.
Llamas completed several public and private commissions of her own, before accepting a teaching at Florida Christian Institute in Fort Myers, FL where she remained for two years. She married musician,
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