Kristen has worked in arts education since 2017, teaching within Columbus College of Art & Design’s History of Art & Visual Culture department. She earned her BA in Fine Art from Hillsdale College and her MA in Art History from University of Cincinnati, DAAP. She has taught Historical Art & Design and Modern to Contemporary Art & Design, and has assisted in Comics and Narrative Practice, History of Animation, and Aesthetics of Everyday Life courses.
Kristen is also the founder of Rela, a social venture that expands art access and creates consistent revenue for artists through curated monthly art subscriptions that transform any space into a local art gallery. Rela’s service offers a convenient way to customize any space, experience art daily, and discover local artists.