From the Artist Stories of Wild Apple
The cold grey skies and smokestacks of the industrial Midwest where she grew up motivated Kellie Day to go west. “After college in Indiana, I ventured out to seek a more amazing landscape.” Kellie traveled the globe enthusiastically for a decade and a half, finally settling in the San Juan Mountains where she is “endlessly inspired by the mountain and desert landscapes.” When at home, you can find Kellie raising her son and two rescue dogs, running a graphic design studio and painting her heart out.”
A: Just hold a vision, and put your foot on the next conscious step.
A: My wall of words, where I’ve scribbled all the quotes that have moved me deeply.
A: Brazil, on a boat, in a too-small swimsuit, eating fish and fruit. Why? To feel free, at ease, warm, to see the colorful culture, see beautiful people with big bold laughs and none of the houses would look the same.
A: Raw salmon … mmmmmm
A: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert. She has so many wonderful things to say, I felt like I had my own personal art coach between the pages. The last movie I watched was the Grinch that Stole Christmas with Jim Carrey, with my son.
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