Kelli Kobe is a dynamic young artist who captures the spirit of the west though the in her vibrant paintings.
She was born in Pullman, Washington and grew up in Boise, Idaho. An important part of her upbringing was to enjoy nature. That influence is apparent in her work.
When Kelli was in her early twenties she moved to Santa Fe New Mexico. She fell in love with the fearless application of color and originality bringing that bold spontaneity to her paintings. She offers her viewers a chance to make an emotional connection, recall memories, and step into their own imaginations.
Kelli works mainly with acrylics and is largely self-taught. Several of her paintings have been auctioned off at Henry's Fork Foundation Events. In fact, you can find on of them hanging in the Henry's Fork Headquarters in Ashton, Idaho. In 2018 Kelli Received the Jon M. Skovlin Memorial Wildlife Art Award at the Wallowa Valley Festival of the Arts and is a member of Art Zone 208 Gallery in Boise, Idaho.