Kirsten Holt Beitler


Kirsten Holt Beitler is an artist, teacher, florist, writer, and divorced mom of four boys, not necessarily in that order, depending on the day. She received a Bachelor’s in Illustration from SUU.

Kirsten has been teaching art to children and adults for 15 years who owned and operated The Drawing Room Studio from 2012-2016. She now makes hand painted signs for Harmons Grocery and moonlights as a symbolic contemporary realist using watercolor, oil, and mixed media to create introspective, vulnerable portrait and figurative work of people and animals that explore the wounds, beauties, and humor that make up life here on this earth.

Kirsten has shown work in several galleries and publications including The Sears Gallery, The Springville Museum of Art, St. George Art Museum, Anthony’s Fine Art and Antiques, Bountiful Davis Arts Center, and Center Gallery, NYC. 

She was a semi-finalist in the 2020 Jerry’s Art-O-Rama Portrait Contest and won an Art For Uncertain Times Grant from The Center For LatterDay Saint Art. She has published art and writing in The Exponent II, The Mormon Women’s Project, and Artemis Journal.


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