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November 19, 2016
kellie day art exhibit telluride colorado

Summer to Winter, an Art Exhibit in Telluride

It’s always so exciting to hang months worth of work. Yesterday I hung my latest exhibit of mixed media paintings in Telluride, Colorado. Here are a few words about the art … The tension between summer’s bold bright flowers and winter’s quiet, white world is eased only by spring and fall, […]
December 22, 2015
Chaco Canyon on winter solstice

Winter Solstice at Chaco Canyon

This week I had the urge to go to Chaco Canyon in northern New Mexico. I packed up to head down there and realized the beautiful coincidence – I would be there on winter solstice. I LOVE winter solstice not because its the shortest day of the year, but because it […]
September 4, 2015
My first-ever, family art exhibit! Karen Day, Floyd Day

First-Ever Family Art Exhibit

As long as I can remember, mom has been creating art. From her first experiments in etchings in our yellow house in Holland, Michigan, she created sweeping scenes of sand dunes on the edge of Lake Michigan, and geese, with long, elegant necks, dangling their legs into cool clear water. […]
November 24, 2014

SING, Mixed Media Raven Painting for a Cow Dog

All These words Are just a front. What I would really like to do is Chain you to my body, Then sing for days And days and Days – Hafiz This painting is dedicated to my dog, Jesse. I will always love you.  
November 16, 2014
Tadasanacrow, 30" x 30", mixed media on canvas by Kellie Day ©2014, available

Tadasanacrow, mixed media crow painting

My mom left me a tub of Pyrolean Red paint on her way home to South Carolina. This is the first summer I felt really misty eyed when they drove away. Every summer, mom and dad come to mean more to me. I don’t know if it’s a sense of […]
August 28, 2013
The Magnificent Storm, 12" x 12", mixed media on canvas by Kellie Day, ©2013

That Magnificent Storm

Sitting here Loving like this Alone again In (this) valley After that magnificent storm Of Your presence just Passed … – hafiz
July 24, 2013
Play, mixed media on canvas by Kellie Day, 6" x 6" with French Paper Illustration,

Play

Canvas & a Cocktail Getting ready to teach a class for Weehawken Arts tonight at the Sherbino Theatre, and made this little guy as an example. Based on an illustration from French Papers.
March 20, 2013
Axel, 6" x 6", mixed media on canvas by Kellie Day, ©2013

Axel

A little painting I made for Axel Charrette, who passed away this month at age two. Your presence will be greatly missed, and we will continue to love your family in every way possible, in our community. Love.
February 8, 2013
A Trip to the Zoo, Telluride Exhibit of mixed media on canvas by Kellie Day

A Trip to the Zoo – Telluride Exhibit

A few shots from my current Telluride, Colorado show. On display until March 6 at La Cocina in Telluride. Stop by if you’re around!
February 5, 2013
Fuzzy, mixed media on canvas by Kellie Day, 20" x 20", © 2013

Fuzzy

Fuzzy lands in the midst of blossoms, just a wee  ball of fluff with one round eye searching out the ripest berry the brightest flower. Where is the Door to the Tavern? one scrap of paper says Fuzzy bounces up and down on one gold branch because he can … […]
January 30, 2013
Zebra, mixed media on canvas by Kellie Day, 4ft x 2ft, © 2013

Zebra

A Trip to the Zoo In the final stretch for preparing for my Telluride show at La Cocina restaurant, which I’ll hang next Wednesday. The show was inspired by my trip to the New Orleans zoo and will hang from Feb. 6 to March 6. It’s been a busy month, […]
January 14, 2013
Today, mixed media on canvas by Kellie Day, 20" x 20", ©2013

Today

Today Something has happened To my understanding of existence That now makes my heart always full of wonder And kindness. I do not Want to step so quickly Over this sacred place … That is right beneath your Own foot As I Dance with Precious life Today. – Hafiz
January 11, 2013
BABY elephant painting, mixed media on canvas print

Baby

I know sometimes zoos can be less-than-uplifting places to visit. But through the eyes of three boys, running madly from zebra to elephant to snake to cotton candy – it can be the happiest day on earth. The whimsy, the colors, the carousel, the patterns on the back of a […]
January 10, 2013
Grrr, mixed media on canvas by Kellie Day, 4ft x 2ft, ©2013

Grrrr

Quietly walking through the grass Like a smooth-ass Buddha Leopard makes its rounds.