Kirsten Ervin is a modern day folk artist focused on building community and promoting joy. Through her fiber art and illustration, she seeks to make art that is meaningful to everyday people
Kirsten created collaborative community tapestries in artist residencies at the Carrick Library/Project Art and The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh.
Kirsten's portraits of strangers is another theme in her work, including large scale portrait projects at The Kelly Strayhorn Theater and the Pittsburgh International Airport.
Kirsten coordinates The Pittsburgh Women in the Arts Meetup in partnership with the Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council.