I seek to make the world a better place with my artwork. If we cross paths in the real world someday, we can make it a better place together. I want my artwork to make people happy and provide emotional support.
I started my art gallery Rossi Kelton Fine Art Gallery, to connect and help other creators tell their stories. I am pursuing a Master in Fine Arts at Savannah College of Art and Design and creating oil and acrylic paintings to donate a percentage of their sale to Cancer research.
My Story: Craftmanship, Original
My name is Rossana 'Rossi' Kelton, and my story is about craftsmanship. I was born in South America and immigrated to the United States in 1972.
I started taking an interest in art when I was a child. I was the only child in my family who was interested in art at that time. My parents loved art but did not want one of their children to be an artist. My uncles on my mother's side did doodling and caricatures but did not become artists. I became a scientist by trade and an artist at heart.
I am a disabled artist. I am disabled because I only have vision in my left eye. It does not keep me from creating art that is pleasing to the viewer. I currently live and work in the greater Atlanta area.
I use sustainable materials such as hemp and hemp oil. I am working on some oil paintings on hemp paper. I also want to experiment with stretched hemp canvas. I paint abstracts in oil and acrylic because I love the range of colors and the paints' flexibility. I prefer to paint in oils because the paint is vibrant and permanent.
I began painting geometric works and took a detour to landscapes in the impressionist style for a short time. I am excited to have returned to painting in an abstract geometric, optical art style. I might return and try abstract impressionist landscapes on hemp paper.
I have a Master's in Business Administration and began the graduate Master of Fine Arts in Painting at Savannah College of Art and Design. I like art because it is the only activity I am passionate about. I am an artistic innovator that wants to join the conversation.
My aesthetic philosophy is that beauty is subjective. It means that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I do the work I do because I love it. I like the industry. I like the people I meet. I want to talk shop. I embrace the artist. I like to make the world a better place with my artwork. We can someday make a better place together in the real world. I can help you, and you can reach me at the following social media links: