Kristen Dahms graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2009, with a degree in Illustration. Since graduation she has participated in many gallery shows in Florida, Virginia, and New York. She had the honor of being selected as one of the 109 artists from across the country to be published in “Incite 2, Color Passion: Best of Mixed Media” 2015. Since 2015 Kristen has worked full time as a professional artist showing her artwork at art festivals from Rhode Island to South Carolina. She has won many awards from Best of Mixed Media at Mystic Connecticut in 2017 to Best in Show at New World Festival in Manteo, North Carolina. She is honored to be recognized for her distinct style and use of watercolor. Kristen currently lives in Hampton, Virginia with her husband and three dogs.