Krissy Kula

Telluride, CO

TIME IN TOWN: 

I grew up in Telluride as a kid from 1999-2005, moved away to Chicago, and returned July 2018-Present

PLACE OF BIRTH: 

Elmhurst, IL

PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE: 

"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.” - Elbert Hubbard

FAVORITE BOOK(S): 

Y The Last Man, coming soon to FX TV

FAVORITE MOVIE(S): 

(500) Days of Summer, Breakfast Club, Grease

FAVORITE MUSIC/MUSICIAN: 

My music taste ranges from classic rock like The Beatles and Led Zeppelin to contemporary Indie Pop like Foxtrott

FAVORITE PIG-OUT FOOD: 

Sushi if I’m going out, Ben & Jerry’s if I’m staying in.

FAVORITE HIKE: 

The mines near Fall Creek

MOST INFLUENCED BY: 

My desire to travel and see the world

ACTOR WHO WOULD PLAY ME: 

Rose Leslie (Game of Thrones) or Saoirse Ronan (Lady Bird)

WHEN I GROW UP I WANT TO BE: 

Well traveled; I’d like to see as many places as possible

I WOULD ALMOST NEVER: 

Jump out of a plane

ACCOMPLISHMENT I AM PROUDEST OF: 

Running the Observatory Gallery in Chicago

ART EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

BFA in Photography; Minor in Art Management from Columbia College Chicago

FAVORITE ARTIST/WORK OF ART, IN GENERAL: 

Richard Galpin, especially works from his solo show Elephant (Ten Thousand Revolutions per Minute)

FAVORITE ARTIST/WORKS OF ART, SLATE GRAY: 

I’m biased towards contemporary work. At Slate Gray, I am especially drawn to Howard Hersh.