Lee Kellgren is an artist printmaker living and working in South West England.
Having studied an MA in computer
graphics, she has now chosen to return to the textures and challenges of
traditional fine art printmaking- creating atmospheric original etchings which are hand inked
and hand printed in limited editions. She exhibits widely in the South West of England.
The artwork uses two contrasting techniques.
The first uses traditional copper plate etching, using marks and acid with
soft-ground, sugar-lift and aquatint to create prints with a painterly quality.
The second technique uses ultraviolet
light biting into sensitive polymer Toyobo plates to create photogravure
etchings. Images are created from photographs, manipulated
acetate positives, x-ray film or images drawn on translucent film. This technique
creates etching prints with a delicate, other-worldly quality.
Previous artwork has been created after trips to SW England, Italy, South Africa and New England. With a studio now based in the emerging enclave of artists in Penryn, her current artwork is inspired by the luminous skies, water and changing landscapes of Cornwall.
Lee Kellgren - Art CV
2015 on: Associate Member; Penwith Gallery, St Ives, Cornwall
2014 on : member of John Howard Print Studios, Jubilee Wharf,Penryn, Cornwall www.johnhowardprintstudios.com
2014 : member of BS9 Art Trail www.BS9arts.co.uk
2013-2015 : member of West Bristol Arts www.westbristolarts.com
2004-2014 : member of Spike Print Studio www.spikeprintstudio.org
2005-2014 : member of North Bristol Artists www.northbristolartists.org.uk
2001-2002:HND Fine Art , School of Art, RWA Queens Road, Bristol
2001 - 2005:Printmaking- Open College Network,School of
2000-2001: HNC Fine
Art, School of Art, Queens Road, Bristol
1996-1999:Life Drawing and Painting- OCN , School of
1994 -1995: Art & Design Portfolio- Access
course, City & Islington College
1989-1990: MA Computing in Design, CASCAAD, Middlesex University.
1982-1985: BSc. Computer Science
& Maths,University of Westminster