Kelly Ornstein is a artist, jeweler and nail artist currently living in NY. She has her BFA from Rhode Island School of Design in jewelry + metalsmithing and has a background in illustration. During her college years Kelly fell in love with nail art (around 2011) and established her blog Base Coat Top Coat. Post college she pursued nail art having discovered it was a true passion of hers. She currently works at a high end nail art salon in Chelsea, Ny, Ny, is the current cover artist of Nail it! Magazine's Holiday issue, is a brand ambassador for Tweezerman and has had the pleasure of working with various nail art and polish related companies. In her free time she pursues other arts such as bead embroidery and painting and hangs out with her fiancé and their dog bones. Her passions apart from friends and family include making some form of art every day, Halloween, shark week, cabinets of curiosities, anything sci-fi and animals.