Recent Works

"Kirsten has long held a great reverence for the written word and everything for which it can be used, likely attributable to her father's fondness for words and love of reciting poetry to his children." ~Garth Bishop, Cityscene magazine

Sbux Fbomb Racial Sensitivity cup.
Sbux Fbomb Racial Sensitivity cup.

Grande Design evokes emotion. And racial prejudice even more so. In response to discrimination by Starbucks employees in recent news that lead to closing all stores for racial sensitivity training.

Absolut Fbomb
Absolut Fbomb

sorry, empty due to liquor laws and thirst. As political climate continues to escalate, Fbomb Series moves to something stronger. (sold)

Sbux Fbomb Swede cup
Sbux Fbomb Swede cup

Grande Inspired by recent family reunion, and the bawdy sense of humor of Swedes. NFS

Trumpet Vine
Trumpet Vine

24" x 24" “Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you will look back and realize they were the big things." ~Kurt Vonegut

Hurricane Floral
Hurricane Floral

11" x 14" "In case of flowers, reluctantly sarcasm battens the window." ~Kirsten Bowen

Garden Flowers
Garden Flowers

18" x 24" “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk through my garden forever." ~Alfred Lord Tennyson

Psychiatry
Psychiatry

48" Terminology from my favorite pop psychology book "Games People Play" by Eric Berne

Sunflower Field
Sunflower Field

48" x 60" (sold) “The sun will stream another day, And darkness gives it dew, to host euphoric beauty-binge, unrehearsed and new. but O! the quickening of my heart, preceding glory's view, to all, to me, to anyone, unwavering and true." ~Kirsten Bowen

Daffodil
Daffodil

20" x 24" (sold) “And then my heart with pleasure fills, and dances with the daffodils." ~William Wordsworth from "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud"