Finding Energy. Through wandering, exploring, discovering...I see, feel, and appreciate more. Whether in a neighborhood cafe or wandering in a city around the world, I photograph and collect stories in sights, sounds, and experiences. My process is influenced by exploration and travel, contemporary culture, architecture, nature, science, and symbolism.
There are no rules. Besides exploration; experimentation, mark-making, and the physical aspects of process and materials are a large part of my studio practice. I utilize painting and mixed-media techniques, various mediums, travel remnants, and found and recycled materials.
Many years of painting practice has led me here...to this work that is bold, intersected, layered, and complex; but always rooted in painterly abstraction.
Ultimately, my work is about finding, exploring, and sharing energy.
Do you feel it too?
Thank you for stopping by.
Kelly Seeber's work speaks to the philosophy and foundation of her art practice based on exploring and sharing energy. She is a Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) Fellow (2017) and is featured in the current issue of Studio Visit Magazine (issue 45). She has been also been featured by Design Crush, the MOMA blog, TheArtHunters, and local newspapers and magazines.
Kelly's art is held in private collections throughout the United States. She is a member of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art.
A wholly self-taught painter, Kelly earned an Associate's degree in Liberal Arts, a Bachelor's of Science degree, and a Master's of Science degree. Kelly is originally from San Francisco Bay and began exhibiting her art in 2015. She now lives and works in Virginia.
Besides painting, Kelly loves yoga, writing, and photography (click here to see portraits and travel photography).