Photograph of Artist PATRICK SEAN KELLEY
PATRICK SEAN KELLEY
Carmel, Indiana - United States



Original Artworks (20)

Patrick Sean Kelley; Mother With Child, 2011, Original Drawing Charcoal, 18 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  The bond that ties whom?        ...
Patrick Sean Kelley
Original Charcoal Drawing, 2011
18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61.0 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; Tears Of A Soul, 2012, Original Drawing Charcoal, 18 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  Weep for us all.       ...
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Original Charcoal Drawing, 2012
18 x 24 inches (45.7 x 61.0 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; An Impressionistic Day Dream, 2012, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241   Sometimes our day dreams are more colorful than our realities.       ...
Patrick Sean Kelley
Original Oil Painting, 2012
24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; Not Seeing The Forest Thr..., 2009, Original Painting Oil, 48 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241    As our society continues to lapse into obscurity, we are saturated everyday with the reasons and the people responsible with mind numbing redundancy   ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2009
48 x 36 inches (121.9 x 91.4 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; Better Half, 2010, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241    We all have one. Right?     ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2010
30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; Faces Of Chicago 3, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 12 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241    The faces of the streets tell their own story, every time.    ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2009
12 x 18 inches (30.5 x 45.7 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; Faces Of Chicago 2, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 12 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241   The faces of the streets tell their own story, every time.   ...
Patrick Sean Kelley
Original Oil Painting, 2009
12 x 18 inches (30.5 x 45.7 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; Faces Of Chicago, 2009, Original Painting Oil, 12 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241  The faces of the streets tell their own story, every time.  ...
Patrick Sean Kelley
Original Oil Painting, 2009
12 x 18 inches (30.5 x 45.7 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; Marys Love, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 30 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241  Who was Mary? Why should we care? ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2007
30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; Marriage, 2008, Original Drawing Charcoal, 12 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  Hands can say so much about life and love. ...
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Original Charcoal Drawing, 2008
12 x 12 inches (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; Refelction Of A Souls Light, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 3 x 5 feet. Artwork description: 241  A study of light as it reflects the soul of a woman. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2007
3 x 5 feet (0.91 x 1.52 m)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; A Study In Squeeze , 2009, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241  A robust portrait of a robust woman trying to fit in frame. ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2009
24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; Vanity Knows No Color, 2004, Original Painting Oil, 36 x 48 inches. Artwork description: 241  The lyric. . .
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Original Oil Painting, 2004
36 x 48 inches (91.4 x 121.9 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; Can You See Me, 2008, Original Painting Oil, 10 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  The painting is the start of a new series that extends my work into yet another direction.  ...
Patrick Sean Kelley
Original Oil Painting, 2008
10 x 24 inches (25.4 x 61.0 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; A Morning In Lima, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 18 x 25 inches. Artwork description: 241   My roots are founded in Lima, Peru. The Native people warshipped all life and all death. This panting is meant to walk one through the journy between life, death and  all its little pit stops.  ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2007
18 x 25 inches (45.7 x 63.5 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; The Stealing Of Ones Dreams, 2006, Original Painting Oil, 32 x 48 inches. Artwork description: 241   Have you ever had a partner that was so abosorbed by you or with you, that they actually began to steal you? Your thoughts, your life, your dreams. . .  ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2006
32 x 48 inches (81.3 x 121.9 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; Pulling Of Ones Leg, 2006, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 40 inches. Artwork description: 241  As we travel through life people spin in and out of our existence. Time changes each of us in the process. It is a cruel joke time plays on each of us. . . ...
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Original Oil Painting, 2006
24 x 40 inches (61.0 x 101.6 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; The Deconstruction Of Man, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 28 x 42 inches. Artwork description: 241   This painting is a work in progress. It continues to haunt me as I just can't seem to finish this piece. It has been on Easel for more than a year now. Beyond the obvious symbolic references, man is a continual study for me. We are ...
Patrick Sean Kelley
Original Oil Painting, 2007
28 x 42 inches (71.1 x 106.7 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; 10:54 PM Wells Street, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241  I walk to my train every evening in the South Chicago area. The street is alive with color and bustle. The motion in this paint captures the feel or mood of the night. ...
Patrick Sean Kelley
Original Oil Painting, 2007
24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
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Patrick Sean Kelley; Black Boy Fucks Up, 2007, Original Painting Oil, 24 x 18 inches. Artwork description: 241  Another racial commentary about South Chicago. Every day, every night. ...
Patrick Sean Kelley
Original Oil Painting, 2007
24 x 18 inches (61.0 x 45.7 cm)
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Artist Statement

Behind the Art There is nothing more intimidating than standing in front of a blank canvas and wondering what it will become. There is also nothing more exhilarating. As I begin to apply paint to canvas I find my work seems to be in continuous motion. Always changing. Always progressing. Much like the oil paints that actually embody my visions. I am influenced by many places, things, people and of course, many artists. My latest work is changing yet again. The palette has become softer more jewel toned and the subjects more somber. They speak to me as I paint each stroke awaiting life on the canvas. I am clearly influenced by some of the more modern masters like, Klimpt, Kandinsky, Mirot, Caldwell and as always, Picasso. The art is Inspired by the subject. By a woman’s beauty as it is seen and felt both internally and externally. The images in my vision actually seem to mask their true identities as they glance out at the viewer exuding an air of aloofness and mystique. Each stroke is painstakingly smoothed and controlled to create subtle dimensions and color that create the mysterious creatures that appear to come to life on the canvas. As I move into a new day, I continue to explore the vast medium I have created. I find myself fascinated with certain religious subjects and being influenced by the Dutch Renaissance painters for their use of light, shadow and attention to human expression. There is always, so ...