Born in Tampa FL, and raised in Steamboat Springs, CO, Kirsten Brehmer received her MFA from California College of the Arts in 2017. She was awarded the Andrew W. Mellon Grant in the Summer of 2013, and has taken part in the AICAD residency in Brooklyn, New York in 2016. Her work has been exhibited at The Hallie Ford Museum in Oregon, Fused Space in San Francisco, on Alcatraz, and at Studio Grand, CTRL+SHFT, and Flowers Gallery in Oakland. She is an active member of CTRL+SHFT Collective and currently lives and works in Oakland, CA.