Ivette Kjelsrud, Bio Born: 1973 Bogota, Colombia Work/Live: Missoula, Montana Mixed Media Paintings & Encaustic Art
Education Interior Design, New York Institute of Art & Design, 2020-2021: (Award of merit for excellence). Abstracting the Landscape workshop, 2020, Scott Gellatly Reiki I & II & Animal Reiki, 2018-2019 Inner Peace Reiki, Missoula MT Encausticology Wax and Symbolism A Study in Encaustic Sculpture, 2018, Shari Replogle Encaustic Workshop, Seattle, WA, October 2017: Alicia Tormey How to sell Art Online, 2017, The Abundant Artist Plein Air workshop, Denver, CO, May 2015: Jane Hunt Montana Arts Council, Lincoln, MT, 2013, MAP Program: Building a sustainable business in art. Dickinson, Photography & Web Marketing, 2012, Missoula, MT University of Haifa, Israel, 2004, B.A. in Geography and environmental studies & Fine Art. Atid College, Haifa, Israel, 1999-2000: Multimedia & Web Design.
Art Shows & Exhibitions 2015-2021 Various juried art shows & festivals across the Rockies and pacific Northwest.
Solo October 2019: Engel & Völkers Western Frontier, Missoula, Montana June 2019: DoubleTree by Hilton Missoula, Montana May 2019: Glacier Sotheby’s International Realty, Missoula, Montana June, July 2017: The Public House, Missoula Montana. April 2017: The Artist Shop, Missoula Montana. June 2016: Berkshire Hathaway, Missoula, Montana April 2016: E3 convergence gallery, Missoula Montana May 2014: E3 Convergence Gallery, Missoula, Montana August 2012: The Artist Shop, Missoula, Montana
Group May 2021 - ZACC Mini Benefit Show, Missoula, Montana March 2020 - ZACC Mini Benefit Show, Missoula, Montana November 2019 – Holiday group show - at Radius Gallery, Missoula, Montana August 2019 - 8th Annual Encaustic Exhibition, Morpho Gallery, Chicago, IL May 2019- Hello to old Missoula: History through art auction, The Historical Museum, Fort Missoula March 2019 - ZACC Mini Benefit Show, Wilma Theater, Missoula, Montana November 2018 – Holiday group show - at Radius Gallery, Missoula, Montana May 2018 - "New Beginnings" Final Exhibition - at E3 Convergence Gallery, Missoula, MT November 2017 – Holiday group show - at Radius Gallery, Missoula, Montana December 2016 – “White” winter group show – at E3 convergence Gallery, Missoula, Montana November 2016 – Holiday group show - at Radius Gallery, Missoula, Montana April 2015 – “Rebirth, Celebrating life with Art” group show E3 convergence gallery November – December 2014 – Holiday group show - at Radius Gallery, Missoula, Montana October 2014: “Wind & Bones” group show - at Radius Gallery, Missoula, Montana Summer 2014: Killdeer Artisans guild summer 2014 show, Hanging Art Gallery, Arlee, Montana February 2014: "The love of … is a root of all …” - at e3 Convergence Gallery, Missoula, Montana
Collections Works held in private collections in Italy, Israel, Germany, Guatemala and in California, Colorado, Louisiana, NYC, Montana, South Carolina, Tennessee, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming, USA