Artworks by Gail Kelly
Gail Kelly’s work is inspired by the ancient folklore and rural traditions of Britain and Ireland. Her timeless landscapes populated by standing stones and fairy thorn trees reflect the seasonal changes in the patterns of the countryside. She uses printmaking techniques including lithography, linocut and woodcut. She also designs and publishes the Algan Arts range of greetings cards.
Gail studied printmaking at the Ulster College of Art and Design and at Louisiana State University. She now lives and works in County Down in Northern Ireland.
Gail’s work can be seen in the following galleries –McGill Duncan Gallery Dumfries and Galloway Scotland, Adrigole Arts West Cork Ireland, Spacecraft Gallery Belfast, Black Swan Arts Somerset, Church House Designs Bristol, The Gallery at Waterperry Gardens Oxford, Walford Mill Craft Centre Dorset , Church Street Gallery Norfolk, The Gallery on the Square St Ives Cornwall, Studio One Gallery Edinburgh, The Doghouse Gallery Northern Ireland, Townhouse Gallery Belfast, The Cat and the Moon Sligo Ireland and Design Yard Dublin.
Her work has been included in solo and group exhibitions both at home and abroad including exhibitions at Model House Craft & Design Centre Wales, Culturlann Belfast, Corvallis Art Centre Oregan, Arizona State University, exhibition of International Contemporary Lithography at MOMA Wales / Bankside Gallery London / Queens University Belfast, Galway Arts Centre Ireland, City Gallery Uzice Slanuska, University of Nebraska, Bonhoga Gallery Shetland, Clotworthy Arts Centre Northern Ireland, Island Arts Centre Northern Ireland, Saint Patrick Centre Northern Ireland, Flowerfield Arts Centre Northern Ireland, Ormeau Baths Gallery Belfast,
Private and public collections which hold her work include Northern Ireland Arts Council, The American Embassy Dublin, Seagate Technology, The Northern Bank, Sudwestdeutche Landesbank Germany, Mobile Museum of Art Alabama USA, Louisiana State University, Hastings Hotel Group and Armagh County Museum.