Kelly Worman

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Firepit. acrylic, gouache, graphite on paper. 2012
Untitled. oil paint, acrylic, graphite, charcoal, oil stick on panel. 2011
Clothes Line. oil stick, acrylic, charcoal on panel. 2013
Jungle. oil paint, acrylic, pastel, oil stick on panel. 2012
Untitled, oil paint, acrylic, pastel, oil stick on panel. 2011
Artist's Statement

"Kelly Worman’s new work is a lesson in frantic expression. Every mark is pregnant with the want to explore and boggle. There is a muscular and emotive quality to the work. It appears labored yet instantaneous simultaneously. In applying chance and intuitive improvisation to her mark making, there is an immediacy present in her exploration of gesture, color, rhythm, and space. A twisting and shifting of the plane is made evident by varying weights throughout the panel, furthering the push for disorientation. Her work is at once a delight to observe as well as a dizzying trial- a difficult dichotomy to achieve."
- 2012, NY Arts Magazine, "30 Artists to Watch in 2012", online edition


Kelly Worman is a contemporary American painter and curator based out of New York. She holds an MFA from Pratt Institute and has exhibited her work internationally. Kelly is also the founder of the Studio Spoken project, interviewing artists about their studio practice, the chief curator at Ground Arts Organization, and the director of The Art Mint.
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