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ABOUT ME

KELLY HINDS

ABSTRACT, PAPERCLAY, MIXED MEDIA ARTIST

BASED ON GOLD COAST QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIA

My artwork seeks its own narrative inspired by nature and the human existence. The highs, the lows, the beauty, all the experiences we are meant to have all become part of my subject matter. I find an ability to turn around what we know and see. Recreate it into an abstract form using multiple layers of colour suspended on top of each other and adding mixed media. In turn colour becomes my visual language, from my early days of painting in 2007 this has always been my practice.

 

My art practice consists of abstraction, paperclay, clay, resin, timber and wire. My primary objective is to chase narrative and emotion through every piece of artwork I create.

I have loved my journey so far and I couldn't imagine myself doing anything else.

Education

2017                   B. A. of Fine Art (Major Painting) Curtin University Perth W.A.

2007-2009         Creative Brush Strokes Art School

20 Years             Reinforced plastics/Resin Industry

 

Gallery/Business Displays

 

2020                   Varsity Lakes Real Estate   

2018                   The Lake Brewhouse Varsity Lakes

2013-14              Kel-Art Gallery Varsity Lakes

2012                   T22 High Street Retail, Hilton Building Surfers Paradise 

2011-12              CJ’s Organic Café Hilton Building Surfers Paradise

2011                    Soho 50, Varsity Lakes

2011                    Blood Bank Robina Town Centre November

2010                    Port Macquarie Art Festival

2010                    Robina Community Centre Art Gallery

2009                    World Triathlon Championships’ Expo

2009                    Kafe Art Fiesta Kingscliff Beach Club

2008                    Robina Community Centre Art Gallery

 

Art Exhibitions/Prizes

2018                   Finalist - The Morris Art Prize Carrara Qld

2018                   Marymount Art Show Burleigh Waters, Qld

2016                   Finalist - Stanthorpe Art Prize Regional Art Gallery Qld

2016                   Finalist - Border Art Prize Tweed Regional Gallery

2013                   Queensland Regional Art Awards - Flying Arts

2013                   Border Art Prize Gold Coast City Gallery Qld

2012                   Marymount College Art Prize Burleigh Waters Qld

2011                   Border Art Prize Gold Coast City Art Gallery Qld

2010                   Marymount College Art Prize Burleigh Waters Qld

2009                   The d'Arcy Doyle Art Award Mudgeeraba Qld

2009                   Border Art Prize Gold Coast City Gallery Qld

2009                   Royal Qld Art Society Exhibition Broadbeach Qld

2009                   Port Macquarie Gallery Art Exhibition Nsw

2009                   Border Art Prize Tweed River Art Gallery Nsw

2008                   The d'Arcy Doyle Art Award Mudgeeraba Qld

2008                   Marymount College Art Prize Burleigh Waters Qld

2007                   Royal Qld Art Society Exhibition Broadbeach Qld