Kari Kristina Reeves
Kari is the Founder and Principal of ATLAS Spiritual Design, Inc. She is responsible for all aspects of ATLAS’ spiritual and creative direction, including executive leadership as a member of the Board of Directors, management of the creative team and all daily operations, and the development and production of ATLAS’ print, online, and experiential resources.
As a spiritual guide and writer, Kari provides Christian soul care for artists, designers, and patrons of art worldwide. Her passion and expertise lies in nurturing the artistic spirit and is shaped by her professional experience in diverse cross-sector environments. Prior to founding ATLAS in 2011, Kari served as Director of Christian Spirituality and Art on the pastoral staff of Christ Church Santa Fe, where she provided spiritual guidance for the vibrant art community in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She previously worked at ESI Design, one of the world’s foremost experiential design firms, managing executive communications and special projects with Fortune 100 executives, prominent civic leaders, and various non-profit organizations. Kari also worked in public relations at Entertainment Weekly, where she arranged interviews with national print, radio, and broadcast media and coordinated internal and external public relations initiatives.
A graduate of North Carolina School of the Arts and a professionally trained ballet dancer, Kari has worked with internationally renowned artists and legendary instructors at some of the world’s premiere performing arts institutions, including The School of American Ballet, Joffrey Ballet School, Yale School of Drama Summer Program, and Pacific Northwest Ballet School, where she was a Professional Division, full scholarship student. She has performed extensively on stage in works such as The Nutcracker, George Balanchine’s Concerto Barocco, Mark Dendy’s Symmetries, Robert Barnett’s Luminesque, and numerous ballets by the late Tom Pazik, former Artistic Director of The Atlanta Ballet II.
Kari holds a Master of Divinity from Covenant Theological Seminary and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Georgia.