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Wear Your Joy™
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Oh hello, new life. Hello, riding my bike to the post office with ease. Hello, sunshine and creative energy and inspiration rushing in. I have missed you. As I make my way into this new life here in small town Sisters, Oregon, I keep discovering gentle reminders...
Oh hello, new life. Hello, riding my bike to the post office with ease. Hello, sunshine and creative energy and inspiration rushing in. I have missed you. As I make my way into this new life here in small town Sisters, Oregon, I keep discovering gentle reminders...read more
I'm a fan of loose layers, colors, and wearing my joy. I'm not too worried if what I'm wearing is super "flattering." I'm more concerned if what I'm wearing is aligned with my joy, with the reflection of who I am now and who I want to be and become in the world. I've...read more
It is with such a full heart that I officially announce enrollment is OPEN for my brand new Wear Your Joy course that begins Monday, April 1st. This is the first time that I'm significantly limiting enrollment for one of my courses, so please reserve your spot if your...read more
Remember this book? I wrote and birthed this babe back in 2008. Ten years ago! It was released just before I started licensing my work for the gift industry and just as I was finding my footing in a creative life (fun fact: I wrote this book when I was still working...read more
(Archival quality print available here) We've been in our new town of Sisters, Oregon for a couple of days now. We're staying in a little rental for the next 6 weeks until our house is done. My goodness, what a journey this has been! I had a huge release of emotion...read more
Permission Granted to Embrace A New Beginning When I was in my late 20's, I picked up a paintbrush for the first time with zero training and started to play. I was a medical social worker at the time, but I had long admired painters, and well, I thought I'd give it a...read more
We're on the three week countdown until we finally move to Sisters, Oregon. We are beyond ready and excited. Our home won't be ready until April, so we're cozying up in a furnished rental just down the road from the construction site for a month or so. We want True to...read more
Hello + welcome!
Hey there, I’m Kelly Rae Roberts
Before I was an artist, I was a social worker. And then at the age of 30, I started playing with paint, and everything about my life changed. Today I’m passionate about making meaningful art while helping other women explore their creativity, nourish their souls, and build thriving creative businesses.
I live in a tiny town named Sisters, Oregon with my husband John, our son True, and our two English Bulldogs, Lulu Butter Butterbean and Amelia Apple Bottoms. I deeply believe that anything is possible, one small and brave step at a time.
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