My art is Identity.
"Working on yourself like clay should be one of your greatest and most pleasurable tasks. It makes you in essence an artist --- an artist creating yourself." - Robert Greene, 48 Laws of Power
Kelsey L. Sweet, MA
An entrepreneur and transformative leader, as well as artist, counselor and intuitive medium. Kelsey Sweet is currently a PhD student at CIIS in San Francisco, CA. Her current research, under the project title "Huem(x)n Academy" is seeking sponsors and investors for development mode and dissertation.
Kelsey's integral practice focuses on the cultivation of conscious co-creative behavior development in individuals, businesses and communities, supporting the transformation process with those on their path toward health and personal development through creative, conscious coaching and counseling.
Inspiration is sourced from personal recovery, the arts and creativity, aesthetics, consciousness, neurology, psychology, sociology, spirituality and ceremony, metaphysics, energetic matrix principles, systems, psycho-kinetics and revolution.
Kelsey grew up in Northern Nevada with her mom and pets, where she began studying AP psychology as a junior in high school in Carson City. In 2011, She received a BA in Psychology with a minor in painting from the University of Nevada Reno, and graduated with her MA in Transformative Leadership from California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in 2013.
She studied art professionally in Australia, Los Angeles and San Fransisco; however, Kelsey has been a practicing artist all her life and won her first coloring contest at the age of 4. She enjoys collage, performance, literature and poetry, painting, murals and sculpting : signed -K.Sweet. Her work has been exhibited and sold around the world, with limited commissions open.
As a freelance artist, Kelsey has enjoyed a professional life in the arts as an installer, performer, curator, educator, counselor and consultant. Grassroots community arts organizations are the foundation for her current work in 'Cultivating Conscious Co-Creative Communities' by fostering numerous arts & music events and creative opportunities for all.
Kelsey is the recipient of academic and professional awards, and the gracious advocate of Sexual Assault Awareness Month awarded to her by Proclamation in Washoe County, NV in 2013 for her art, performance and community leadership. She is also a fundraiser and advocate for suicide prevention with SafeTalk certification and available for coaching and counseling.