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Artist of the Month - Kristin Harvey

Kristin Harvey’s energetic and vibrant acrylic paintings blend traditional southwestern subject matter with abstract expression to take the viewer on a journey of discovery and illumination.


A lifelong artist born in California, Kristin earned her BFA from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco in the early 90’s. An early focus on illustration drew her to the digital art and tech world, creating backgrounds and characters for gaming companies such as Sega and Activision. After designing and building Sega of America’s first ever website, her career took a turn towards user experience design. During this time, Kristin also continued her painting practice and developed her art stylistically. In 2015 Kristin and her husband moved to Southern Arizona to be closer to her parents after they retired to Green Valley. Soon after, Kristin’s digital art career gave way to painting full time.


Kristin’s artwork and color palettes are inevitably inspired by her Sonoran Desert surroundings and appreciation for the Mexican culture. Her color choices are often a reflection of her love of the Mexican folk art and celebration cultures.


“My intuitive paintings today tell the story of my creative process and invites the viewer on a journey of discovery. My goal with my work is to draw viewers into an appreciation of just how beautiful the American Southwest can be, thorns and all."

About Horses in Motion Gallery

Founder, Esther Rogoway

Horses In Motion Gallery is dedicated to offering the unusual in art, sculpture and ceramics. As you come in the door,  your senses are surrounded by color, movement, and stories from the minds of artists.  Nothing is the same. One is compelled to enter this world,  feel the excitement and the mystical feelings being offered.  So come see us at Horses In Motion Gallery, 2221 E Frontage RD, Building M, Tubac AZ.  Take home something that will enhance pleasure in your home from day to day.

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Upcoming Events

Join us on the Third Friday each month for Art & Music in Motion starting June 16, 2pm-6pm.

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We are pleased to welcome Tubac artists, Patsy Ferrell and Jerry Leggett to the Horses In Motion Gallery who join Esther Rogoway as partners in the gallery.

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