Colorado native Kendra Fleischman began her art journey at Colorado State University where she earned a degree in sculpture in 1987. Over the past twenty-eight years she has worked as a professional artist, developing a unique and recognizable style. Her work is described by viewers as expressive, moving, inspirational and innovative.Kendra is a diverse artist working in several medias including painting, drawing, sculpture as well as animation and film making. She is currently developing new combinations of sculpture and new media that push the boundaries of traditional art expression.
Her Sculptural work ranges in size from intimate to monumental. You can find her monumental pieces in notable public collections such as the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities in Arvada, Colorado, the Lakewood Cultural Center in Lakewood, Colorado, Fountain Hills Community Center in Fountain Hills, Arizona and Benson Sculpture Garden in Loveland, Colorado. Her monumental works are also installed on university and college campuses across the country including North Central Michigan College, Western Kentucky University, Butler Community College in Eldorado, Kansas, Wyoming Seminary Preparatory School in Kingston, Pennsylvania and the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado. Her work is also part of the private collections of George Gradow and Barbie Benton, Craig Ponzio and Gene Worrell.
Kendra has been a featured artist in Southwest Art Magazine’s book titled Sculpture of the Rockies, Sculptural Pursuit Magazine, and was the subject of a television video documentary about her creation of the sculpture “Dancing on the Stairs” for the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities. She is a member of the National Sculpture Society and Association Internationale du Film d'Animation. Her diverse use of sculpture and new media was recently recognized and awarded an honorable mention by Cristoph Heinrich, contemporary art curator at the Denver Art Museum.