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Kelley Batson-Howard

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Kelley Batson-Howard: 12/7/21 - 1/10/22

Pop-Up Window Exhibit @ 9 West Granada Blvd, Ormond Beach

Artist Statement

I am an intuitive, contemporary painter creating abstract works from my soul. I work to bring beauty to the world we live in by painting canvases filled with the love and positive energy of God. My work varies from colorful and whimsical to minimalist abstracts for interiors. I currently keep a studio in Eustis, Florida where visitors are welcomed by appointment.


About the Artist

Kelley Batson Howard is a life-taught abstract artist born in Alabama and transplanted to Central Florida. She realized her dream to be an artist later in her life so she is a prolific producer of paintings because of her enthusiasm about getting to create. She loves using texture, shapes, pattern, transparent paints, and brilliant color in a combination that makes the viewer want to reach out and touch. Being a very tactile person, the artist loves seeing how the paints and different mediums flow together on the canvas. She works intuitively and lets the Spirit guide what happens. She may start with a particular color palette but the rest is Divinely guided as the paintings come together into something she recognizes from her minds eye. Her biggest desire as an artist is for the paintings she creates to give the viewer a glimpse of God's magnificence and glory while uplifting their spirit. When they see her paintings, Kelley hopes the viewer is reminded of a pleasant place in time-something happy and familiar for them-a fond memory or a special place they recall. Her current work is shifting from abstract landscapes to paintings of bold color and shapes that lend themselves to a more modern, midcentury feel.

Learn more about Kelley at kbatsonart.com.
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