"To me, it's critical to bring depth to my abstractions. There is a history of paint beneath each final surface. I strive to love my paintings and believe in their individual story. " - Kist
Kist holds a Masters in Fine Arts Painting (MFA) from Savannah College of Art & Design. Professional highlights include the 2014 Delaware Division of the Arts grant in visual arts; Vermont Studio Center residency in sculpture; solo exhibition in the Savannah/Hilton Head airport; national publication in New American Paintings
and most recently in Fresh Paint
Magazine. Her studio is in Chester County outside of Philadelphia.
Kist's professional background includes museum education (program developer & manager) and art instruction. She is currently accepting new students in the Chester County area and accepts residential and corporate commissions far and wide.