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About Kelsey Linder

Kelsey Linder is a painter who explores the ideas of pleasure and stimulation. With the use of archetypes, “femme” objects, and the human anatomy she creates portals that collectively illustrate a Utopia. Through the use of different mediums, she redefines the time honored tradition of painting. She illustrates the collision of worlds through comparative opposites….black & white, feminine & masculine, the secular & the sacred, fantasy & history, chaos & order.

The tension created within each piece individually and as they relate collectively, creates an atmosphere of tangible curiosity. By breaking spoken and unspoken barriers of socio-political content - specifically how Western society interacts with bodies & art - and the technical rules applied to each specific media, she cultivates an atmosphere that shakes fundamentalist thought, glorifies intention, & encourages discovery within the ever-present chaos.