Kyra Brandt is a fine artist and anthropologist from Capistrano Beach, California. Before attending UC Santa Cruz, she began oil painting at Calvo Studio. Pursuing her education in anthropology along side art has led to her unique collaboration of researching human relationships with landscapes through painting. Developing environmental themes in her latest series, "Interior Monterey" elaborate her concerns while working with Salinas Valley lobbyist to end oil drilling.
Kyra now resides in San Diego, California where she continues to represent her artwork.