Hi I'm Kaliisa ~ welcome to my site! Thank you for being here. Make yourself comfortable while I tell you a little bit about myself...
Creativity is my passion and the signature of my work. I am a visual artist specializing in interior design, photography and photo retouching. I seek to share inspiration, joy and comfort. My unique approach is a blend of modern creativity and aesthetics blended with time honored Feng Shui techniques.
I am lucky to collaborate with many individuals ~ including family, friends, artists, photographers, fabricators, magazines and companies. I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honors from California College of the Arts in New Media and Contemporary Art.
My artwork has been exhibited internationally in museums and galleries including The de Young Museum, Pacific Film Archives, Avante Garde Los Angeles, Artist Television Access and Los Angeles Center for Digital Art. Along with my business partner Chaz Windus, I am the designer and owner of 18th & Plum Interior Design Studio. We specialize in creating elegant and comfortable interior spaces. I am also a founding member of MicroClimate Collective, an artist created curatorial project in California producing multi media art exhibitions.
My clients include Stronger Shines The Light Inside, Glam Glow, Mercedes Benz, Guess, Nickelodeon, Mother Denim, Reebok, MTV, Infiniti and Vogue Australia. My photo editing work appears in The New Yorker, Oprah Magazine, Wired, The Hollywood Reporter, New York Times Magazine, Bloomberg Business Week, LA Weekly, GQ France, Men’s Health Magazine, Portland Mercury and The New Republic.
My spiritual practice guides my creativity and artistic expression. This includes meditation, gratitude and positive psychology. I am a nature enthusiast and I love to travel for inspiration. I nurture my spirit with walks in nature, self care and mindful living.
I've been fortunate to live along the beautiful US west coast in Portland, San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles and Palm Springs. I live in my hometown Eugene, Oregon with my partner Chaz and pups Maya and Isabell.