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Kaliisa is a visual artist inspired by nature, color, and light. She creatively interprets the world everywhere she goes with her unique imagery.
She specializes in the realms of art, film, fashion and music as a photographer, editor, photo retoucher and stylist.
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.
Kaliisa creates fine art and photography at her home based studio. She edits and retouches images for many clients, including talented photographers and international magazines.
Her creative collaboration with clients centers around advanced photographic and retouching technical skills, true inspiration, and a dedication to supreme quality.
Kaliisa specializes in compelling imagery with style, depth, simplicity and authenticity.
Kaliisa's creativity is enriched by healing practices including feng shui, ayurveda, reiki and yoga.
Additionally, Her creativity is influenced by experiences at Siberian shaman rituals, ancient sites like the Teotihuacan pyramids of the sun and moon in Mexico, and sacred temples in Japan.
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.