Kristen Mitchell

Kristen Mitchell is an American landscape artist based in the Wasatch Mountains in Utah. She was born in Chenango County in upstate New York. She earned a Bachelor of Fine art from Cornell University's College of Art, Architecture and Planning in 2001. Her work explores iconic representations of non-iconic natural. Kristen was awarded a Kimball Art Festival Best In Show for Drawing in 2018. She is an active supporter and producer of public art and she served two terms as chair for the Summit County Public Art Board, working to produce projects such as Inside Out Park City, The View From My Door and How We Move. She was a juror for the Utah Film Festival and the Summit Arts Showcase and presented at the Project ABC Summit where 80 community leaders came together to plan for the future of Arts and Culture in Park City and Summit County. 


2001 BFA Cornell University, Ithaca, NY


1999 Cornell Council for the Arts Individual Grant

2000 Woven, Figurative Textile Sculpture, Olive Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca, NY

2001 Umbra, Woodcut Print and Installation Olive Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca, NY

2017 Monster Drawing Rally, Kimball Arts Center, Park City Ut

2018 Wasatch, Charcoal Landscapes, Townsend Tea House, Park City, Ut

2018 Kimball Arts Festival Exhibitor, Park City, Ut

2018 Dreamscapes, Group Show, Kimball Arts Center, Park City, Ut

2019 Living Marks Ogden, Ogden City Library, Ogden, Ut

2019 Wasatch, Park City Public Library, Park City Ut

Awards and Grants

2018 Best In Show Drawing Category: Kimball Arts Festival, Park City, Ut

2018 Nine Rails Creative District Grant

2019 Ogden City Arts Grant

Public Art Production / Collaboration

2016 Inside Out, Global Art Project by JR, Park City, Ut

2017 The View From My Door, Collaborative Community Photography, Summit County, Ut

2017 How We Move, Public Art Sculpture by Kevin Arthofert, Summit County, Ut