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"fellowship + solitude" 

by Kelly Reichert

Artist Kelly Reichert has created a series of bold interior scenes in brilliant color. Her paintings explore the relationship of color to light, and the reflection of light on surfaces. The artist sees her work as an expression of the inner life. She relies mostly on observation translated by imagination into images that reflect the human experience of relating. Inanimate objects portray feelings and emotions, as well as situations. The viewer is invited into the scene, and can imagine what the details of the encounter might be. The stage is set for that experience.

As the artist says, “This particular series speaks to the push/pull of aloneness vs. communion. I am interested in the moments of solitude in which we think, dream, grieve, pray, reflect and process the world around us. This is in contrast with our times of togetherness where we are interacting with others; sharing and celebrating, encouraging and uplifting, as well as discussing and disagreeing. All of these are a part of our lives, and each of us experiences them in our own way. Some become energized by fellowship, and some rely on solitude to fuel their soul. These paintings are a reflection of these situations, the intimate moments of the human experience.”

Reichert works mainly in acrylics and mixed media, but has experience with a broad range of materials. She graduated with a BA in Visual Arts from Otterbein University. Currently working as a painter, she has shown locally since college, and is known for bright color, dynamic drawing, and the shimmer of metallics in her work.

ExhibitAugust 3 September 29 2018
Opening Reception: Friday, August 10th, from 7-9 PM 

400 W. Rich Street, Columbus. OH

X Space receptions are always scheduled in conjunction with Franklinton Fridays. 

An additional opportunity to meet the artist will be during the September 14 Franklinton Friday. 

You can contact the artist at: kellyreichert7@gmail.com

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