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Watchlist Artist: Fiona Kelly

Missing Something Which No Longer Exists, a multi-disciplinary solo exhibition by Fiona Kelly addresses isolation and the interim. Kelly's observations of the manmade landscape, topographic movement, stagnation and metamorphosing debris are representations, characters for her contemporary fables; a legacy of longing, disposability and escape.

In uniting objects, reclaimed materials and text she endeavours to generate happenings. Through visual combinations the viewer is invited to join in a fundamental dialogue intrinsic to Kelly’s work which quietly speaks of urban sprawl, throwaway culture, and the absurdities found in unremarkable environments.

(text source: The 126, Artist-run Gallery)

Fiona Kelly, Installation view; Courtesy of the artist & The 126, Artist-run Gallery

 

More on Fiona Kelly (b. 1985, Ireland, Westmeath)

Born in Ireland, 1985, Fiona Kelly holds a B.A in Fine Art, Sculpture, received from Cluain Mhuire, Galway (2005) and a B.A (Honours) in Fine Art, Printmaking, from the Crawford College of Art, Cork (2008).

Recent exhibitions include Missing Something Which No Longer Exists (Solo), 126, Galway, Ireland 2014; the awared European Pépinières pour Jeunes Artistes MAP Residency exhibition There are Thousands of Taps Dripping (Solo), Ratamo Centre for Printmaking, Jyväskylä, Finland 2013; POST-IT, Boarders and Crossings, IMPACT8, Dundee, Scotland 2013; The Mythical and Mundane, Siamse Tire, Kerry, Ireland and Drawn to Print, Spike Print, Spike Island, Bristol, U.K 2013 andA Conversation Amongst Endpoints, The Don Gallery, Shanghai, China.

Kelly’s work can be seen in the public collections of The Jyväskylä Museum of Art, Finland; The Art Students League of New York, U.S.A; and at Crawford College of Art, Eli Lilly, and the Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland.

(text source: The 126, Artist-run Gallery)

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(Image on top: Fiona Kelly, Missing Something Which no Longer Exists, Detail; Courtesy of the artist & The 126, Artist-run Gallery)


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