I believe in the portrayal of energy and motion. Every image and stroke becomes a thought to be shared. Each event is spontaneous while trying to organize the chaos.
The newest body of work the “Mountain Energies”
I have always wanted to paint mountains in a way the reflects the way they make me feel. At times I am throwing gallons of paint at the canvas, by using this technique the visual appeal becomes more fluid and visceral.
Kivie's work has been featured in national and international publications and is in collectors homes throughout the world. He is represented by RARE Gallery in Jackson Hole.
Corporate Celebrity Public Collections:
Past CEO of Starbucks
Past CEO Goldman Sachs
Zac Brown Band Collection
CEO of Fortress Investments
The International Anti-Poaching Foundation
The Truth Anti-Smoking Campaign
The Don’t Poach The Powder Campaign,
Children’s Community Project.
The North Face
Teton Gravity Research
Kivie's work may be found here in RARE Gallery – He is currently working on a groundbreaking 3d body of work called "the Unseen" to be previewed at RARE Gallery in Jackson Hole in the Summer of 2017.
His photography has been collected by celebrities and art collectors worldwide. He has been published in National Geographic, Time Magazine, NewsWeek, USA Today, Men's Journal and Powder and Skiing Magazines. He has done commercial work for Audi, Toyota, and Chevy Trucks.
Kivie grew up in Durango, CO. His grandmother was an artist, and he was surrounded by the southwestern aesthetic of the Navajo and Hopi peoples.
“Art has always been a vehicle for my mind to travel beyond reality and I surround myself with it.”