Little Wing Art Studio: Kellie Jagoe Fine Artist
Kellie Jagoe is a self-taught, freelance artist who primarily works with paint, photography, mixed media and design in her home studio based in rural Victoria, Australia.
Through various styles and mediums, she creates stories regarding issues of the heart, connection to nature and the intricacies of our human-ness. Her interests lie in problem solving, psychological and emotional healing, protection of vulnerable species and creating genuine beauty in a sometimes sad and hateful world.
Her particular motif for many years has been bird life of Australia. In her work these symbols represent life’s simplicity, necessities and fragility. She juxtaposes these delicate nature studies against raw, distressed backgrounds portraying the contrast between our reckless, ego driven society and birds’ humble yet essential daily deeds for survival, at times using collage wordplay to add her philosophical, poetic spark.
Using recycled and low or non toxic materials in her practice, as much as possible demonstrates the artist’s awareness of her responsibility to the environment.
contact: kjartpoet@gmail . com
- 2017 Small Works, Brunswick St Gallery, Fitzroy
- 2016-2017 40×40 Art Prize, Brunswick Street Gallery
- Brunswick Street Gallery‘s 10th Anniversary Small Works 2016 Art Prize
(see photos of opening night in my blog post > BSG SmallWorks Art Prize 2016)