Kelsey Birsa is a painter living in Portland, Oregon. She has a BFA in Art Practices from Portland State University. Kelsey is the recipient of awards and scholarships such as The Artist Magazine Student Portrait Competition, the Blick Merit Scholarship, and the PSU Lucille Welch Scholarship. Her work has been exhibited locally at the Blackfish Gallery, the Sugar Cube, Gallery 360, Lewis and Clark, North Bank Artist Gallery, and Littman and White Gallery. She has been published in the Columbian, Beacon Magazine, Pathos, and The Artist Magazine.