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Kelly Carmody Art

American, b. 1977

Kelly Carmody | 1977 | Topsfield, Massachusetts Kelly Carmody has exhibited at venues including the Portrait Society of America and the Art Students League. Most recently, she was selected for the 2015 BP Portrait Award Show at the National Portrait Gallery in London and the 2016 Outwin Boochever Award at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C. In addition, the historic Guild of Boston Artists elected her to become a member in 2015, she won the Edmund C. Tarbell Award in her first juried members show. The winning portrait is on the cover of July/August edition of Fine Art Connoisseur. In June of 2015 she received the Blanche E. Colman Award. She was invited to exhibit in the 2016 American Masters show at the Salmagundi Club.

She currently has work at the The Grenning Gallery in Sag Harbor, NY, Sloane Merrill Gallery in Boston, the Guild of Boston Artists, and the Ann Long Gallery in Charleston, SC. Publications that have featured her work include American Art Collector, Fine Art Connoisseur, International Artist Magazine, Fine Art Today, Southwest Art, Studio Visit Magazine, Boston Magazine, and The Boston Globe. Carmody has won grants from the Ludwig Foundation, Turkey Land Cove Foundation, and Massachusetts Cultural Council, as well as receiving an Edward G. McDowell Travel Grant and the Walter Feldman Grant. In 2014 she won 3rd place in the Portrait Society’s International Portrait Competition. Carmody attended Massachusetts College of Art and furthered her studies at the Art Students League and in the studio of Numael Pulido.
She paints and teaches in her Waltham, MA studio.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2018 Sloane Merrill Gallery, Boston MA 2015 Walter Feldman Gallery, Kelly Carmody: Deeper Sense, Boston, MA Sloane Merrill Gallery, Kelly Carmody: Evocations, Boston MA 2006 Newton Free Library, Portraits in Oil, Newton, MA 2005 Stel’s, Fashionably Late: Oil Portraits by Kelly Carmody, Boston, MA

HONORS AND AWARDS 2019 Newcomb Award for Traditional Painting , Rockport Art Assocation 2018 Charles Movali Award for Excellence in Painting awarded by the Guild of Boston Artists 2015 Colman Blanche Award Edmund C. Tarbell Award, The Guild of Boston Artists Finalist for the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition Finalist for the BP Portait Award 2014 3rd Place, The Art of the Portrait International Portrait Competition 2013 Finalist, Figurative Painting Competition, Art Renewal Center 2012 Finalist, Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant for Painting 2010 Merit Scholarship, Art Students League 2008 Finalist, Figurative Painting Competition, Art Renewal Center Emerging Artist Award, Annual New England Representational Competition,Guild Of Boston Artists 2007 Best of Show, RED, Cambridge Art Association Finalist, The Artist’s Magazine, 24th Annual Art Competition, Portraits and Figure GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES 2015 Walter Feldman Emerging Artist Grant 2014 Turkey Land Cove Foundation, Artist in Residence Walter Feldman Fellowship 2012 The Wassaic Project, Artist in Residence 2011 Edward G. McDowell Travel Grant (2 months travel to Europe) 2010 Jean Gates Foundation Grant 2008 Welcome Hill Studios, Artist in Residence Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Grant

(Biography provided by Grenning Gallery)
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Artist: Kelly Carmody
At the Table
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Painted from life in a Boston home, a mother prepares dinner with her two daughters. Dressed in their "Sunday best". The young daughter looks directly at the viewer. Kelly Carmody ...
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2010s American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Oil, Panel

Still Life on the Sound
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A slightly impressionist painting showing a vase on a ledge overlooking a sound. The ledge glows bright peachy whites and yellows, with deep blue shadows cast by the flowers and shel...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

Include the Smell of Roses (After Gilies)
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A Still life painting of flowers, pears, and patterned fabrics situated on a round table create a joyous and colorful tableau, painted with thick oil paints. Framed in a floating ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

The Discussion
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
An impressionist interior, figurative painting. Huddled around a brightly lit table is a group of people holding what looks like a serious discussion. There are shadowy shapes in the...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

Baby Begonia
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
An impressionist still life painting. On a counter by a window sits begonia, fresh from the nursery, still in its original green plastic pot. just to the left of the plant are two a...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

Anemones in Red
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A Still life painting of red anemones in a glass vessel, situated on a small round wooden table. A butter knife rests upon neutral toned fabric. A green drape with red fringe trim ha...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

Shelter Island
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Painted en plein air in Shelter Island, New York. A dirt path winds inward through a verdant forest. Kelly Carmody has exhibited at venues including the Portrait Society of America...
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2010s American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Oil, Panel

The Black Chair
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
An impressionist still life painting. The seat and back of an antique wooden chair are centered in the composition. On the colorful seat of the chair is balanced a glass vase holdin...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

Dancing
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A bright painting of dancers in a large ballroom. The colors used are bright, joyful and opulent, but a bit unsettling, a commentary on the loss of spontaneous gathering in our curre...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

Kale Flowers
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
An impressionist still life painting. Two tables, one larger, painted in creams and ochers, in the background and one smaller, covered in a black and white patterned cloth, in the fo...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

The Room is Dark, Muse, But I Am in!
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A Still life painting of a dining table, in the home and studio of the artist, Kelly Carmody. A glass vase of roses stands tall alongside place settings, and a silver kettle. The tab...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

Still Life with Blue
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A still life painting of flowers on a table. On a white table, a blue and white pitcher holds white blooms. Around the pitcher on the table are a speckled napkin with a knife laying ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

3 Ladies
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A painting showing three women around a coffee table. The painting is done primarily in neutral tones, cream, ocher, and dusty brick reds, with heavy black lines. Right in the center...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Oil, Linen

At the Bar
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A moody impressionist painting showing a man sitting at a dimly lit bar. The man takes up most of the right side of the composition, siting at a round table. On the table are a glass...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

Green Evening
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
An impressionist painting of people gathered around a table. The painting is done in shades of green. Lines from the table and dark drapes in the background pull the viewers eye to t...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

May's Blossoms
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A Still life painting of lilac blossoms in a clear glass vase. The vase sits on a pale pink table cloth that mirrors the highlights in the flowers. To the left of the vase of flowers...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

Blue Dancers
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A bright painting of dancers in a large ballroom. The colors used are bright, joyful and opulent, but a bit unsettling, as if the overwhelming fervor of the gathering is getting sli...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Oil, Linen

Bolt of Blue
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A painting showing two women in a blue interior scene. The room the women stand in has two windows, a lamp and a mirror. The woman in the striped white and yellow dress is helping th...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

After the Party
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A painting showing a table by the window in a dark room. the table glows a light peach color, light by the brighter green natural light coming in through the open window. Across the ...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

With Shadows Blue
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A Still life painting of a potted plant, situated atop a blue patterned tablecloth. Carmody uses a palette knife to create texture via gobs of colorful oil paints. The plants wrappin...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

Undulating Rivers of Rain
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A Still life painting of a dining table, in the home and studio of the artist, Kelly Carmody. A single rose stands tall and central as the subject on the table, cloaked in a pink lin...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Oil, Linen

Lie Round Eye in the Still Below
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A Still life painting of white anemones in a slim glass vessel, situated on the corner of a wooden table. Framed in a natural brown wood floating frame. Framed dimensions: 21 x 21...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

While I Sigh
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A Still life painting of single white lily in a small vase. Painted with a palette knife, paint is laid on thick and swept across the linen canvas to create forms. Framed in a whit...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

Robe of Red
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A still life oil-painting of a three red tulips in a small glass vase, atop a backdrop of bright blues and greens. Framed in a white wood frame with a gold leaf lip. Framed dimensi...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

Bluer is the Sky Above
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A Still life painting of white tulips in a small glass vase. Painted with a palette knife, paint is laid on thick and swept across the linen canvas to create forms. Framed in a whi...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

Shining We Would Go
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A Still life painting of a grouping of spring daffodils, situated in a clear vase, atop a scalloped-edged linen cloth. Carmody uses a palette knife to create texture via gobs of colo...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

We Sit We Two
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A Still life painting of white roses on a table. Neutral colors give off a rustic sensibility. Framed in a neutral wood floating frame. Framed dimensions: 12.5 x 10.5 inches Paint...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

Friday Night at the American Hotel
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
An oil painting of figures inside The American Hotel, in Sag Harbor, on a busy Friday Night. Kelly Carmody stood outside on the front porch of the Hotel, and painted the indoor scene...
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2010s American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Oil, Panel

Loved by the Sun
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A Still life painting of white calla lilies in a small square glass vase. Painted with a palette knife, paint is laid on thick and swept across the linen canvas to create forms. Fr...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Kelly Carmody Art

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Linen, Oil

Father and Sons
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Painted from life in a Boston home, a family rests a their dining table. A father sits on a prominent wooden chair. His two sons sit on the opposite side of the table, reaching into ...
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2010s American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Canvas, Oil

Main Street, Sag Harbor
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
"Main Street, Sag Harbor" is an oil painting, painted en plein air, from direct observation. A typical lazy summer afternoon, here on Main Street in Sag Harbor, NY. Carmody expertly...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Realist Kelly Carmody Art

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Canvas, Oil

Havens Beach
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
"Havens Beach" is an oil on panel landscape painting. It was painted en plein air by American artist, Kelly Carmody (b. 1977), during the Summer of 2019, in Sag Harbor, New York. A...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

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Panel, Oil

Getting Ready
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
Kelly Carmody has exhibited at venues including the Portrait Society of America and the Art Students League. Most recently, she was selected for the 2015 BP Portrait Award Show at th...
Category

2010s American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

Materials

Oil, Panel

Dancing for Days
By Kelly Carmody
Located in Sag Harbor, NY
A painting of dancers in a large ballroom. The pallet of this painting is subdued, painted in shades of blue grey, mauve, and ocher. Heavy dark drapes surrounding dark windows in the...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Impressionist Kelly Carmody Art

Materials

Linen, Oil

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