About the Artist

Kristin Hartman was born in Västerås, 
Sweden.  She moved to the United States 
at a young age and lived in North and South 
Carolina before she moved to California. 

Before attending college, Hartman was awarded the Duane Hagen Memorial Scholarship in recognition of excellence in visual arts from the California Art Education Association.  She later received her BA in Studio Art from California State University, Sacramento, where she was presented with the Dean’s Award in the College of Arts and Letters for academic achievement.  After obtaining her degree, Hartman became a resident artist at the Old City Gallery in Sacramento, CA.  
She later became a member of 
the Folsom Arts Association and the 
Sutter Street Artists group. 

Hartman has a passion for creating fine art
paintings as well as custom paintings and murals on commission.