BIO

Kellie Weeks received her B.F.A from Bradford College in 2001.  After years of exploring many media she is now focused on painting with pigment sticks and encaustic, which is an ancient medium that is comprised of beeswax, resin, and dry pigments.  While using encaustics for their insurmountable quality, depth, and brilliancy, Kellie also incorporates dry pigments, metal leaf, shellac, and other mixed media as vehicles to develop a whole lexicon of imagery. Kellie is an abstract painter.  Often in her work, basic fields of color, shapes, and objects are seen yielding to one another or competing for space.  These dynamic compositions tend to describe simple relationships which reveal pertinent information about mankind and what it means to be a living being in this world, all the while, trying to illuminate the human spirit and the journey it is on.  Kellie’s work has been exhibited nationally in many juried and group shows, and is included in many private and public collections.  Additionally, she has worked on many commissioned pieces.  In October 2011 Kellie was included in a group show called “Imagination” at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, for which she was quite honored. She works diligently, day to day in the studio, searching for what Mark Rothko calls the “anecdote of the spirit”.

 
 

education

2001

Bradford College
Bachelor’s Degree - Graduated High Honors in Creative Arts
 

Shows

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016

  • millWorks Gallery, Lowell, MA, "Awakenings"

2014

  • Newton Free Library, Newton, MA, “Fabrications”
  • Center On The Common, Harvard, MA, “Flashback: Then and Now”
  • Fountain Street Fine Art, Framingham, MA, “Fabrications”

2012

  • Eastern Bank, Cambridge, MA, “From Across”
  • First Parish Church of Weston, Weston, MA, “Tell” Series

 

Selected Invitational Group Exhibitions

2015

  • Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA, “CAA at 70”
  • DORMA, New York, NY, MNG Group Show, curated by Sitka Creations
  • Fountain Street Fine Art, Framingham, MA, “1+1=1 Collaborative Dreamscapes”

2014

  • Sitka Creations, Shirley, MA, “Wax Works”
  • Fountain Street Fine Art, Framingham, MA, “Multiplicity”
     

Selected Juried Exhibitions

2016

  • Saco Museum, Saco ME, "Beneath the Surface"

2015 

  • Gallery Seven, Maynard, MA, Encaustic Works
  • River Tree Arts, Kennebunk, ME, “Chaos and Order”
  • Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA, National Prize Show
  • Gallery Seven, Maynard, MA, New England Wax

2014

  • Sharon Arts Gallery, Peterborough, NH, “Transformation”, Juried by Kaveh Motjabai
  • Mount Dora Center for the Arts, Mount Dora, FL, “Big Bad Wax”, Juried by Kim Bernard

 

Collections

2013 Encaustic Art Institute, Cerrillos, NM

2012 Meditech, Westwood, MA

2009 Enterprise Bank, Acton, MA 
 

 

galleries

L’Attitude Gallery, Newbury Street, Boston, MA

Brush Art Gallery, Lowell, MA