Meet the Artist
▸ Gertrude "Kela" Heikorn.......better known as Art_by_Kela
▸ Born in Germany, she moved to N.Y.C. in 1990
▸ Studied design at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) and earned 2 degrees
▸ Always worked as a professional graphic designer, digital artist, photographer and painter
▸ Recent paintings are expressions of color, texture and experimental techniques,
influenced by art movements including Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism
▸ She now lives and works in South Florida.