HeART in Mind is a social emotional arts company fostering connection and artistic expression, transforming family, friend, self, and community relationships, one heART at a time.

Renee Kelly is a professional artist who has always had a deep belief in the power of art to help people understand themselves and others.  She founded HeART in Mind in 2020 with the hope of promoting connection and emotional health to kids and families through creative expression.  She also founded Art Maker Studio in 2017, focused on art classes, art shows, and creativity for young children.  Renee has been an after school art teacher for many years at various Marin and Sonoma County schools, as well as a long time elementary school art docent.  She has a BA in Media Communication Arts from San Francisco State, a Certificate in Drawing from Berkeley Extension,  a Post-Bac Certificate in Visual Arts from Berkeley Extension, and is currently in the process of obtaining a Certificate in Social Emotional Arts from UCLA.  

****HeART in Mind is a social emotional arts business and is not a professional licensed psychology or health care business.  HeART in Mind  services do not replace the care of psychologists or other healthcare professionals. Social emotional arts classes are in no way to be construed or substituted as psychological counseling or any other type of therapy or medical advice.****