Kira has a BS in Dance and spent 12 years as a choreographer for the Virginia Youth Ballet. Recently she retired from parish ministry and started painting..
She has studied with Kim Richards, Kris Loya, Kate Williams and Hilary White.
Kira is an artist member of the Shenandoah Arts Council and had a solo show in Winchester " Natural Muses" in May & June 2019.
Her watercolor "Aulaire" was chosen for Artscape 11 2020 and hung in exhibit at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley as well as displayed on a banner in Old Town Winchester. " Caliente" was juried into Artscape 12 2021 and exhibited at the MSV and is now printed on a banner and hangs in downtown Winchester..