Kris Ekstrand is visual artist from Northwest Washington who specializes in painting, drawing and printmaking. She draws inspiration from the Skagit River, which is located near her studio, and creates pieces featuring water, grasses, farmlands and other natural aspects of the river valley landscape. She is an environmental conservationist and worked at the North Cascades Institute before becoming a full-time artist.
Kris partnered with Verity in 2018 and was commissioned to create an original piece. Her painting is titled "Net Shed."