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Jessica McKelvin

Jessica McKelvin

Artist Work

Polynesian Slumber
February 12, 2009
Colored Pencil
11" x 7.5"
Pink Light
2016
Charcoal, Acyrlic
5x7"
The Triton
2017
Mixed Media, charcoal, acrylic, ink
Moment in Flowers
2017
Mixed Media, charcoal, acrylic

Artist Information

County
Baltimore County
Artistic Category

Visual Arts

Artist Statement

I use my art to feel more connected to people when my anxiety usually leaves me feeling isolated. I usually miss the details of faces in everyday interactions so I focus on the intimate details in my work. I try to bring out the personality of my subject and share the connection I feel with a wider audience.

Artist Bio

Jessica McKelvin is an emerging artist with passion for depicting the essence of people. Adept in a wide array of mediums, she captures her subject’s likeness expertly, infusing the work with honest emotions and personality. She expertly explores the effects of lighting, utilizing this technique deftly in her art. Jessica currently resides in the Baltimore area with her husband and daughter from whom she draws boundless inspiration.