BioKristin grew up and currently resides in Nashville, Tn. She attended Franklin High School and went to UT, Knoxville for undergraduate and graduate school. She is a nurse by trade. She has been doodling, drawing and painting with watercolor since childhood and never stopped. She in inspired by the hills of Tennessee, the colors of the ever changing skies, and her sweet family that encourage her outdoor painting adventures. She has been a member of the Chestnut group for several years and enjoys learning from other artists. She has participated in the Radnor show in the Fall of 2019 and 2021. She had pieces in the Cheekwood Plein Air show in the summer of 2020 and 2021 summer Chestnut group art show at MBA.