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Kaliisa Conlon is an artist inspired by nature, color, and light. Kaliisa creatively interprets the world everywhere she goes with her unique imagery. She specializes in portrait, architecture, nature, interior and travel photography. Her artwork has been exhibited at The de Young Museum, Pacific Film Archives, Black Box Gallery, Artist Television Access, Red Ink Gallery, Cellspace Gallery, and Avante Garde Los Angeles, to name a few.
She currently works professionally with individuals and companies to create compelling imagery with style and depth from her home based studio. Her creative collaboration with clients centers around advanced technical skills, vivid inspiration, and a dedication to supreme quality.
Kaliisa explores her fascination with the natural world, emotional experience, mysticism and meditation. Her creativity is enriched by healing practices including feng shui, ayurveda, reiki and yoga. Her creativity is influenced by experiences at traditional Siberian shaman rituals, ancient sites like the Teotihuacan pyramids of the sun and moon in Mexico, and sacred temples in Japan.
Kaliisa has collaborated in the realms of art, film, fashion and music as a photographer, editor, photo retoucher, stylist and muse. She co-curated an avante garde and experimental film series called 'Night Visions' at The Climate Theater and produced multi media art shows at Anon Gallery in San Francisco.
Kaliisa grew up in the emerald city of Eugene, Oregon and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors from California College of the Arts, specializing in photography, film and new media. She has lived along the beautiful west coast in the cities of Portland, San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles, and Palm Springs, California.
Kaliisa enjoys frequent walks to uplifting destinations; always looking with enchantment at the infinite variations of color, shape and texture found in nature. She is an avid traveler, loves music, animals, laughter, and adventuring. She lives in Eugene, Oregon with her boyfriend Chaz Windus and their two dogs, Isabell and Maya.