Kirsten Gilliam is a native Houstonian who began her journey in 2012.


In 2013 she moved to Brooklyn and freelanced for Macy's and various blogs and websites. She returned to Houston in early 2015 where she stepped into the role of Marketing Director for a local hospitality group. She now freelances full time and does what she loves most- traveling the world and building relationships with clients.

Her work has been published in Texas Cocktails by Nico Martini, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade: A New York City Holiday TraditionFood and Wine, Texas Monthly, and Wine Enthusiast as well as Houston City Book, Paper City, Houston Modern LuxuryThe Houston Chronicle and Local Magazine. She's also been featured on Punchdrink.comTexasMonthly.com, Culture Map HoustonEater Houston, Eater New York, Papercitymag.com, Houston PressThrillist, BravoTV.com, and was selected as a finalist for My Table Magazine's June/July 2016 "Feast Your Eyes" competition. She most recently has been the official photographer for the 2016-2020 Indie Chefs Week in Austin, NYC, LA, Houston, New Orleans, Denver, Portland, OR, Portland, ME, and Washington, DC.