Avila Arts

Kristin Vorbau. Based in Los Altos, CA, US.

  • 1 award won
  • 127 comments made
  • 1194 votes cast

Awards

  • editor pick 1

About Avila Arts

Kristin grew up in a family surrounded by artists and aspired to be one at a young age. She studied graphic arts at Cal Poly State University where she received a B.S. degree in Graphic Communication. She loves simple, understated art and is inspired by classics from Rembrandt and Picasso to Rothko, and Motherwell. She enjoys spending time with her husband, two kids, and four chickens in Los Altos, Santa Cruz, or San Luis Obispo, where she often vacations.

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Rebecca Rueth on Nov 20 2018
Rebecca Rueth
  • Minted Jun 19, 2016
  • 12 Awards
  • 4601 Comments made
  • 99721 Votes cast

Hi Kristin, Thank you so much for the likes and the sweet comment on my Crossing Paths submission! Best Wishes in the Challenges and Always! -Rebecca

Hannah Lowe Corman on Jan 24 2018
Hannah Lowe Corman
  • Minted Jun 23, 2016
  • 278 Comments made
  • 1502 Votes cast

Hi Krisin! Thank you so much for liking my submission of "Dusk, Camelback Mountain" to the large format challenge! Much appreciated xo, Hannah

Rega on Jan 22 2018
Rega
  • Minted May 8, 2016
  • 10 Awards
  • 1598 Comments made
  • 12379 Votes cast

Hi Kristin,Thank you so much for the like on my Subtle Tranquillity :) I love your Sonoma Landscape and Pear HUgs ! Wishing you all the best :)

Von Sides on Jan 20 2018
Von Sides
  • Minted Nov 30, 2017
  • 1 Award
  • 1309 Comments made
  • 34394 Votes cast

Kristin, Thanks for the like on my "White Tulip"! I am always so happy when another Artist enjoys my images. You have wonderful submissions. I think "Reflect" and your "Pear Hugs" are my favorites. All the best! Von

Marcela Perdomo on Jan 16 2018
Marcela Perdomo
  • Minted Nov 13, 2017
  • 5 Comments made
  • 736 Votes cast

Thanks you very much for your like!! Good luck with your summations!

Amy Hall on Jan 14 2018
Amy Hall
  • Minted Nov 5, 2012
  • 20 Awards
  • 777 Comments made
  • 6256 Votes cast

Thank you for the likes! I appreciate it:-) Best of luck.

Mareike von Engelbrechten on Jan 09 2018
Mareike von Engelbrechten
  • Minted Aug 30, 2015
  • 40 Comments made
  • 2528 Votes cast

Thank you Avila for your like on my submission, Sunset on a french landscape. Happy new year !

Phill Taffs on Jan 07 2018
Phill Taffs
  • Minted Oct 31, 2017
  • 18 Comments made
  • 4825 Votes cast

Hey Avila, many thanks for the 'like', good luck and have great 2018. Cheers.

Rebecca Rueth on Jan 06 2018
Rebecca Rueth
  • Minted Jun 19, 2016
  • 12 Awards
  • 4601 Comments made
  • 99721 Votes cast

Hi Kristin, Thank you for the like on my "Daydream 1" entry for the Large format Art Print Challenge! Best of luck to you in the Challenge!

Eric Ransom on Jan 06 2018
Eric Ransom
  • Minted Jan 18, 2016
  • 7 Awards
  • 602 Comments made
  • 16213 Votes cast

Thanks again for the like, Kristin. Best wishes to you on your entries :)

Sher Schier on Jan 06 2018
Sher Schier
  • Minted Nov 30, 2017
  • 1 Award
  • 63 Comments made
  • 6298 Votes cast

Hi Avila, Nice to meet you! Thanks for the like and comment on my work. I am also a horse lover and like your Kentucky Beauty 3! Warm Regards, Sher

Marsha Gray Carrington on Jan 06 2018
Marsha Gray Carrington
  • Minted May 1, 2015
  • 3 Awards
  • 203 Comments made
  • 4115 Votes cast

Thanks Avila for your "Like". I LIKE your art a lot!

Sydnie Horton on Jan 06 2018
Sydnie Horton
  • Minted Jul 14, 2017
  • 70 Comments made
  • 2875 Votes cast

Thank you for the likes on my large format pieces! You made my day. Best of luck to you!

Kristiina Almy on Jan 06 2018
Kristiina Almy
  • Minted May 13, 2014
  • 3 Awards
  • 228 Comments made
  • 1203 Votes cast

Hi Kristen, thank you for liking my submission, Grayson Dark!

Adriana Mannion on Jan 05 2018
Adriana Mannion
  • Minted Oct 15, 2017
  • 135 Comments made
  • 1986 Votes cast

Hi Kristin, thank you for the like on my submission “Soft Touch.” Good luck to you on current and future minted challenges.

Eric Ransom on Jan 05 2018
Eric Ransom
  • Minted Jan 18, 2016
  • 7 Awards
  • 602 Comments made
  • 16213 Votes cast

Hi Kristin, thanks for the recent like on my Tree on the Hill photo. All the best to you.

Lisa Travis on Jan 05 2018
Lisa Travis
  • Minted May 1, 2009
  • 10 Awards
  • 887 Comments made
  • 10918 Votes cast

Hi Kristn, thank you for the like on my Large Scale entry "Use this However You Like" and, belated Happy New Year -Lisa

Lee Dunnie on Jan 04 2018
Lee Dunnie
  • Minted Dec 31, 2017
  • 1 Award
  • 131 Comments made
  • 2726 Votes cast

Thanks for the like Kristin! Good luck to us all.

Hannah Lowe Corman on Jan 04 2018
Hannah Lowe Corman
  • Minted Jun 23, 2016
  • 278 Comments made
  • 1502 Votes cast

Hey Kristin! Thanks for the like on my submission of "Arizona Heat in the Shade"! Much appreciated! Best of luck in the challenge :) xo Hannah

Von Sides on Jan 01 2018
Von Sides
  • Minted Nov 30, 2017
  • 1 Award
  • 1309 Comments made
  • 34394 Votes cast

Kristen, Thanks so much for likes! It pleases me so much that you saw something you enjoied. I'm a big fan of your "Pear Hugs". Happy New Year! Von

Alison Jerry Designs on Dec 02 2017
Alison Jerry Designs
  • Minted Jun 1, 2014
  • 64 Awards
  • 2135 Comments made
  • 3757 Votes cast

Hi there! Thanks for the recent likes on my new work for the Large Art Format challenge. I love your Boxed in and Her Day artwork...very nice and perfect for this. Wishing you all the best, Alison

Jenny Partrite on Nov 30 2017
Jenny Partrite
  • Minted Aug 19, 2014
  • 19 Awards
  • 635 Comments made
  • 6140 Votes cast

Thanks Avila! Your work is gorgeous. ox Jenny

Marsha Gray Carrington on Nov 30 2017
Marsha Gray Carrington
  • Minted May 1, 2015
  • 3 Awards
  • 203 Comments made
  • 4115 Votes cast

Thanks for your "Like" Avila! Love "Boxed In" and your "Partiality" images!

Jason Derck on Nov 30 2017
Jason Derck
  • Minted Apr 16, 2015
  • 12 Awards
  • 383 Comments made
  • 2159 Votes cast

Thanks for liking “Hidden Lands” in the Large Format challenge! Best of luck with your submissions!

Faith Dorn on Nov 07 2017
Faith Dorn
  • Minted Jan 19, 2014
  • 27 Awards
  • 1190 Comments made
  • 27058 Votes cast

Thank you, Kristen, for the likes on my wedding entries - always so appreciative of the the support. Your photography is so nice. I love Partiality :)

Fraser Lane on Nov 03 2017
Fraser Lane
  • Minted Nov 28, 2012
  • 6 Awards
  • 173 Comments made
  • 11750 Votes cast

Kristin, Thank you so much for the like on "Buds and Blossoms." I really appreciate it. I love your floral photographs...beautiful. Thanks again!

Thea on Nov 02 2017
Thea
  • Minted Aug 10, 2017
  • 1 Award
  • 84 Comments made
  • 545 Votes cast

Thank you Kristin for your like on my work, good luck on the challenges!

Marina Onoprienko on Nov 01 2017
Marina Onoprienko
  • Minted Jul 4, 2016
  • 8 Awards
  • 59 Comments made
  • 10117 Votes cast

Thank you, Kristin for your like on my wedding design! Good luck with the challenges.

Emese Horvath on Oct 23 2017
Emese Horvath
  • Minted Jul 6, 2017
  • 290 Comments made
  • 1512 Votes cast

Thank you so much,Kristin for your likes on my statement art submissions! Have a great day!:)

Esther Lane on Oct 21 2017
Esther Lane
  • Minted Feb 8, 2016
  • 1 Award
  • 163 Comments made
  • 23370 Votes cast

Thank you Avila, for your like of my photography. Good luck with your submission. You do beautiful work.