2017 Art & Soup Artists

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2017 FEATURED ARTIST  -   KRISTI GRUSSENDORF

Kristi doesn’t remember a time without art.  Her mother earned her degree in art & also taught so it was something that was valued & encouraged at home.  Kristi graduated with a BFA (painting & drawing emphasis) from the University of Utah & was privileged to learn from many of Utah’s most famous & talented artists/instructors.  While attending the university she acquired several pieces from professors by trading student work and was selected on scholarship to attend Ed Maryon's Monterey Bay watercolor workshop.  She has been included in several national & international publications & was privileged to be part of the 2016 PACE (Plein Air Convention & Expo) faculty in Tucson , AZ.  She teaches for the Cache Valley Center for the Arts, is a rostered instructor for the Utah Division of Arts & Museums, enjoys teaching workshops, doing demonstrations & judging exhibitions.