Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Kristin earned a BFA in Textiles from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1980 and in 2005, a MFA from The Maryland Institute College of Art, in Sculpture/Studio Art. She has consistently augmented her education through travel study grants and course work throughout the years. While some time has been spent promoting the efforts of other artists through curatorial work in the two galleries she established, The Krause Gallery in Providence RI and The Mill Gallery in Pawtucket, RI, Street has maintained a consistent exhibition schedule over the years, exhibiting in museums and galleries locally, nationally and internationally. She currently lives in Foster, RI.