ABOUT THE ARTIST ...
Kaari Selven is a nature-inspired artist currently based in Portland, OR. Originally from Eugene, Oregon, Kaari's work is inspired by a childhood exploring the glorious Pacific Northwest.
Through her art, Kaari expresses the delight and magic of the great outdoors and illustrates the beautiful, but complex relationship humans have with nature. She has found her art speaks to those with an identity rooted in adventure, exploration and a sense of wonder for the earth. The themes of personal growth, identity and what defines "home" continually emerge in the artist's body of work.
You can identify Kaari's work by a captivating amount of detail, precise linework, and high-contrast between black and white. Recently, she has begun incorporating pops of color and a natural color palette into her drawings.
If you’re wondering how to pronounce "Kaari", that is a fairly common inquiry. It rhymes with sorry, or better yet, Ferrari!