An artist and educator, Madeleine Kelly resides and teaches in Southeastern Pennsylvania studio, often paints from local inspirations. She believes art is passion, discovery, evolution and an endless journey and loves to explore the versatility of multiple mediums. Her greatest joys are playing with textures and color. Although her inspirational triggers are everywhere it is often the medium itself that drives me. Madeleine’s works are impressionistic and at times can push the abstract perimeters. Her paintings have been selected for various national and international juried exhibitions. Recipient of numerous awards, among them the Helen Farr Sloan Award for the 2014 Philadelphia Water Color Society International Show and she is also a signature member of the Philadelphia Water Color Society and Maryland Pastel Society. She has been published in magazines and newspapers including a Philadelphia Inquirer feature Madeleine Kelly paints her future with bold strokes” July 2010; an American Artist magazine April 2010 – “Maintain a Beginner’s Sense of Adventure”, and the Philadelphia Stories magazine. Her artwork can be seen gracing the set of a just released feature 2013 indie film; The Suspect. Madeleine holds an elected board position with Philadelphia Water Color Society.
Madeleine teaches a mixed media weekend workshop her at the CAC. Go to the classes tab, select a semester and Madeleine’s name for more information and to register.