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"I’m fascinated by color and texture and I continue to experiment and push past limits, including my own. I invite others to join me, especially in my live art sessions, to see how we can explore the edges.

 

A native technologist, Kirby experiments with multiple mediums but is drawn to digital methods of creating artwork. Her technology career has spanned from being a Signals Intelligence Analyst and Linguist in the US Army to becoming a small business owner specializing in Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) and Cyber Investigations, and her artwork has continued alongside all the while. The variety of technologies and personalities that she has encountered inform and infuse her work, and her personal history often breaks through in subject matter. Kirby currently lives in Cave Creek and helps other artists with technology and social media.

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Kirby is the founder of Plessas Experts Network, a company that consults and trains for online (cyber) investigations. She is a member of the Sonoran Art League and shows at The Finer Arts Gallery and can be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/KirbyPlessasFineArt and on Instagram at www.instagram.com/kirbyplessasart/.

 

Kirby also uses her deep technical knowledge to help others in art marketing specializing in social media. Check out her website and podcast: Curious Kirby,  featuring social media advice and interviews.

See Kirby's cyber investigations biography here.

Shows & Features

 

The Finer Arts Gallery - Sept 2021 through present

Desert Foothills Land Trust Juried Online Auction and Fine Art Exhibit Juror's Choice Award Winner and People's Choice 3rd Place - April/May 2021

Project Wet Online Art Auction supporting water conservation awareness - April 2021

The Gallery at El Pedregal (Artist in Residence) - 2018-2020

Home & Garden UK, The Art Edit - Jul/Aug/Sep 2018

VoyagePhoenix Mag - Jul 2018

Arizona Artist a Day - October 2018

Constellation Earth Earthrise Art Show/Apollo 8 50 Year Celebration at Kennedy Space Center - Dec 2018

Sonoran Arts League Small Works Show - Dec 2018

Conception Art Show - Phoenix - Mar 2019

All Art Arizona - June 2019

All Creatures Great and Small Show - June 2019

The Bloc Project Second Friday - July 2019

Abstract and Contemporary Art Show - Sept 2019