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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Artist Interview: Kevin P. Kelly

Words of the day: drawing. ubiquitous. immortalize. conflict.

Wichita, KS based painter, Kevin P. Kelly shares his thoughts and working methods used in his Sketch Of the Day project. Irony, humor, and tension are just a few elements considered when picking objects to paint for Kevin in this series. Listen in as he describes the deconstructing of objects in his compositions and what that means to him as the artist. Listen below! (some strong language).

Dining Room Chair  (11-25-15)
Watercolor on paper

C Clamp (9-9-16)
Ink, pen, collaged paper on paper
8.5" x 11"

Scissors (8-31-16)
Ink, markers, collaged paper on paper

Microwave Meal (9-15-15)
Marker on paper

Book shelf  (12-15-15)
Marker on paper

Canned Goods (9-14-16)
Watercolor, acrylic on paper

Audio interview with the artist: 

Kevin P. Kelly's self-portrait

Featured in New American Paintings. 2010, West, Issue #90 

To view more of Kevin Kelly's work please visit his online store: here

Kevin has a show opening this coming Friday September 30th. 
Here is the info:

"Root bound"
A collection of about 200 sketches from the "sketch of the day" project. 
334 N. Mead
Wichita, KS 67202
Opening 9/30 6-8pm 
Exhibit runs 9/30- 10/22 2016

Thanks so much for listening! 

(Original intro song by David T Miller and Phillip J. Mellen)