Kelly Rae Roberts is an artist, author, and Possibilitarian. Much like Kelly Rae's own spirit, her work expresses honesty and tenderness, while remaining lighthearted and colorful. Speaking to her audience, she writes, "My hope is that my work invokes a sense of clarity and peace within you as you walk your own path in life, and that it inspires you discover your own limitlessness."
She is a mixed-media artist who unexpectedly discovered her passion at the age of 30 after a lifetime of ignoring her dream to become an artist. She grew up in Florida and went to college at Florida State where she earned a master's degree in social work. She met her husband in 1999, and they set off to begin a life together in Portland, Oregon where Kelly worked for many years as a medical social worker. Eventually, Kelly decided to take up running, which mysteriously led her to discovering the confidence and passion to pursue her longtime dream of becoming an artist.
Since discovering her passion, Kelly Rae built a broad online following, written a best-selling book, been featured in multiple publications, mentored thousands of artists through her popular blog and ecourses, and launched wildly successful gift and home decor collections through her licensing deals.
Kelly Rae's best-selling book, “Taking Flight: Inspiration + Techniques To Give Your Creative Spirit Wings”, remains one of North Light's top selling books with continuous high Amazon ratings. Kelly Rae has been featured all over the web and in several national publications including: Somerset Studio, Somerset Life, Cloth Paper Scissors, Where Women Create, Artful Blogging, and more, including several books written by her peers.