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April 29, 2017
Tequila painting ©Kellie Day

Being OK with Messes and the Unknown

I always dream of having a luxurious amount of time to get ready for art exhibits, and doing an amazing body of groundbreaking work. Pshaw. The truth is, it never happens. The time gets filled with work and family, and someone gets sick or a vacation comes up, and inevitably […]
July 21, 2015
How's it Going Cupcake, mixed media restaurant commission

How’s it Going Cupcake?

Cupcakes are not sexy. There’s just no way of getting around it. Yet when the new local café in town asked for a three-panel work of restaurant art, it included a sandwich, an espresso, and a cupcake. It was during this process of painting this cupcake that I realized I’ve […]
July 5, 2015

Quench, mixed media lemonade and a street artist

Back from a month of teaching, I’m warming up for some new paintings with little ones. Quench, a lemonade pitcher painting, is a quick, loose, illustration with gold paint markers and Chinese newspapers. (Along with many more hidden treasures, of course). I’ll be donating this piece to the AHHAA School of the Arts […]
December 16, 2014
Win Win, mixed media wine painting, 36" x 24" ©Kellie Day, $1,500

Win Win, The Process of Painting

Maybe some artists can pour their sorrows out on canvas, but not me. I need to be in the mood. Some kind of mood that is not too funky at least. So I typically start a studio day with a run or some form of exercise to get me out of my […]
July 1, 2014
Vino Blanco, 40" x 24", mixed media on canvas by Kellie Day, ©2014, $1,500

Ode to Wine

Ode To Wine, by Pablo Neruda Day-colored wine, night-colored wine, wine with purple feet or wine with topaz blood, wine, starry child of earth, wine, smooth as a golden sword, soft as lascivious velvet, wine, spiral-seashelled and full of wonder, amorous, marine; never has one goblet contained you, one song, […]