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About Me

Kelsey Nieto 

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My Story

Kelsey is a visual artist from Rockville, Maryland. She specializes in oil painting and pencil drawing with a focus in figure art and florals. Her work reflects studies from some great artists like Georgia O'Keeffe and Frida Kahlo. Kelsey is inspired by art from her parents home country, El Salvador - She likes to create work that speaks to first generation Americans and the Salvadoran community. She graduated from Montgomery College in 2014 with a Studio Art Associates and is currently pursuing her Studio Art B.A at the University of Maryland. 


Her work has been exhibited in the Maryland and DC. She accepts commissions and provides Paint & Sip services in the DMV area.  

Exhibitions & Art Festivals

Sept. 2021 - Wheaton Arts Parade and Festival - Wheaton, MD

Sept. 2019 - Adams Morgan Day Festival - Washington, DC

Apr. - Jun. 2019 - "Alchemical Vessels - The Transformative Power of the Written Word" Exhibit - Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery at Smith Center - Washington, DC

Jan. 2019 - "Pink Power Art Show" Group Exhibit - Corinto Gallery - Washington, DC

Sept. 2018 - Adams Morgan Day Festival - Washington, DC

Sept. 2017 - Adams Morgan Day Festival - Washington, DC


March 2023 - Emerging Artist of the Year - SheROCKS

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