Kirah is an award-winning illustrator and painter who has combined her art and scientific background as a specialist in medical and biological illustration. She currently works as the creative director of Animania, LLC, providing illustration for education, promotion, and commissioned fine art. Her various use of painting mediums and subject matter is an outgrowth of her interest in natural science and a love for travel. Works include exploration in urban landscape and environmental issues and are strongly rooted in color and composition. Her works are not only in private collections but have been published in several Biology and Zoology textbooks and professional journals.
Kirah's educational background includes undergraduate science and art degrees from Duke University, art study at the North Carolina State School of Design and a master's degree in Medical Illustration from the Medical College of Georgia. Her fine art is in an array of private collections throughout the United States and Europe.
Kirah's work can be seen locally in various juried exhibitions and shows and she is an exhibiting member of the Racine Gallery in Wilmington, N.C., Nelson Fine Arts Gallery in Lexington, Virginia, East Fork Gallery in Gardnerville, NV, a member of the Association of Medical Illustrators, the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators and the Nevada Arts Association.