Kelsey has deep roots in the mountains, forests and waters of the Sea to Sky corridor. Kelsey's grandfather, Stefan Ples, was one of the pioneers of the original Garibaldi Lift Company and a founding member of the Tyrol Ski Club. Kelsey grew up in the Pemberton Valley, only leaving the area to travel to Europe and to learn her trade in Vancouver.
Kelsey has been tattooing for over a decade and enjoys all types of projects, big and small. She particularly relishes fine detail work and anything involving nature.
She has been driven to create art all her life, and is also the author/illustrator of a local children's book, "Wally Learns