Artists Resume

Mitra holds an MA in Humanities with an emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute and BFA with a focus in painting from the Kansas City Art Institute. She is the founder of Foreverbird Studio, and works as a graphic designer, consultant.

Solo Exhibitions
  • 2021 “Mermaid Type ProjectDecentrafun Museum Gallery 4, Decentraland Metaverse
  • 2015 “Sparkly” WorkZones, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2010 “Natural Forms” Gallery 7000, Goleta, CA
  • 2007 “Seek and Find” Women’s Economic Ventures, Santa Barbara, CA

Group Shows

  • 2021 “SB Home” On The Verge Theatre (OTV) at Marjorie Luke Theatre, Santa Barbara, CA  
  • 2020 “Virtual Summer Solstice” Community Event, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2020 “Mystic” Cypress Gallery, Lompoc, CA
  • 2019 “Art Flowers Here” Cypress Gallery, Lompoc, CA
  • 2017 “Romancing Democracy” Voice/CASA Magazine, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2016 “Aqua” Sandbox Coffeehouse, Ventura, CA
  • 2016 “Dreams” Underground, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2015 “Mystic Sisters” Red Lightning, Black Rock City, NV
  • 2014 “Cartoons that impacted your life” Youth Interactive, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2013 “ArtWalk Ventura” WAV, Ventura, CA
  • 2012 “Unthinkable” TEDxAmerican Rivera, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2012 “Pianos on State” Santa Barbara, CA 
  • 2012 “Provocations” RAWartist, Ventura, CA
  • 2012 “Radiate” RAWartists, Ventura, CA
  • 2012 “Graffiti Project” Funk Zone, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2012 “Women’s International Festival” At SBCC, Santa Barbara CA
  • 2012 “Lucidity Festival” at Live Oak Campground in Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2012 “Santa Barbara Jewish Festival” at Oak Park in Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2011 “Santa Barbara Beach Show” Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2011 “Mitra Cline and Doug Kingsbury” at Alcazars in Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2010 “Spring at the JCC” Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2009 “Inspired, Paintings and Glass Art” Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2008 “Arts Factory Presents” Michele Wilder, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2007 “Pulse on the Funk Zone” Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2004 “Same Difference” Kansas City Art Institute Painting Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • 2004 “Insect: An art and curiosity show” The GypSee, Kansas City, MO
  • 2004 “BFA Show” H & R Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO
  • 2003 “Intended Dialogue” Shawnee Mission Nursing Home, Kansas City, MO
  • 2003 “Surrogate” Kansas City Art Institute Painting Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • 2002 “Spring Show” Kansas City Art Institute Painting Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • 2002 “Fall Show” Kansas City Art Institute Painting Gallery, Kansas City, MO
  • 2001 “Waking Water” Kansas City Art Institute Foundations Gallery, KC, MO
  • 2001 “Painting Things/Stuff” Kansas City Art Institute Foundations Gallery, KC, MO
  • 2000 “Teens for Teens Portraits”, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2000 “Master Class”, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 2000 “Figure Drawing”, UCSB Student Art Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 1997 “Student Show”, Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA
  • 1996 “Governor’s Show”, California State Summer School for the Arts, Cal Arts, CA

Public Speaking, Workshops and Teaching

  • 2022 Lucidity Festival, Family Garden Workshop, Murals and Body Painting with Mitra Cline.
  • 2019 City of Santa Clarita’s New Heights Artist Symposium, Social Media Panel,”Getting Social: The Ins and Outs of Social Media
  • 2018 City of Santa Clarita’s New Heights Artist Symposium, Workshop “Getting Social, The Artist and Social Media”
  • 2018 JSSS Emerging Conference in Portland. Creative Workshop, ‘Global Players’ Play new games using AR and VR and reflect on your own emotional responses to using new technology.
  • 2017 Fall Semester Mentor, Art Gallery Creative Entrepreneur Program, Youth Interactive, Santa Barbara
  • 2017 Pin or Gram It?, Social Media Panel Discussion for National Association of Women Business Owners Ventura County, Camarillo
  • 2017 Spring Semester Art Studio Mentor, Youth Interactive, Santa Barbara
  • 2016 iMadonnari Workshop, Youth Interactive and Santa Barbara Beautiful
  • 2015 Business Talk, The Art of Going Viral, Art Without Limits in Santa Barbara
  • 2015 Art Salon, Social Media for Artists, Artists Guild in Santa Ynez
  • 2014 Artist Professional Practices Talk, Marketing in the Digital Age at Working Artists Ventura in Ventura
  • 2014 New Heights Artist Development Series, Social Media Panel in Santa Clarita
  • 2014 Youth Led Art Gallery, Youth Gallery Semester Entrepreneur Program at Youth Interactive in Santa Barbara
  • 2013 WAV Summit, Podcasting Workshop at Working Artists Ventura in Ventura
  • 2013 Art and Technology, Youth Interactive in Santa Barbara
  • 2002 Figure Drawing Assistant, Kansas City Art Institute in Missouri

Press and Publications

Honors and Awards

  • 2014 Global Innovators Scholarship from the Pacifica Graduate Institute
  • 2002 Kansas City Art Institute, Daniel Mac Morris Scholarship
  • 2001 Kansas City Art Institute, Hal and Thelma Kennedy Scholarship
  • 2000 President’s Education Awards Program, Outstanding Academic Achievement
  • 2000 Bank of America – Art Achievement Award
  • 2000 Santa Barbara Scholarship Foundation – Jack Baker/Wallis Foundation Art
  • 2000 Scholarship Santa Barbara Scholarship Foundation – Schall Family Scholarship
  • 2000 Santa Barbara City College – Purchase Award

Art Associations


  • 2016 Master of Arts Engaged Humanities and the Creative Life with an Emphasis in Depth Psychology the Pacifica Graduate Institute, CA
  • 2004 Bachelors of Fine Art Emphasis in Painting from the Kansas City Art Institute, MO

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