About

ABOUT THE ARTIST

As a professional fine artist, Kelleen Sullivan interlaces classic and contemporary techniques into extraordinary forms with her dynamic imagery and concepts.

Reflecting both her thought process and classic art training, Kelleen’s work delivers a strong sense of composition and unbiased use of the positive and negative space to achieve harmony and balance. From this framework emerges an aesthetic that appeals for its raw zeal.

Kelleen studied art at the International Academy of Art in Nice, France, and at the Brera Art Academy in Milan, Italy. She completed her formal studies at the University of CA Davis, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts.

Private Fellowships include color and light relationships with Wayne Thiebaud in Sacramento, CA and Machiavellian style painting with Bob Kulicke in NY, NY.

Kelleen has shown her work in California, USA, Rio de Janeiro – Brazil, Rome – Italy, and Oslo -Norway, and Hong Kong – China. She comes from a family of winemakers and maintains residence and her studio at her family’s winery in Napa Valley. Throughout her career Kelleen has spent periods abroad studying master works in Europe, as well as working on her own paintings in Rome, Italy during in 1999. More recently she expanded her portfolio while working for six months in Bali, Indonesia.

Her artwork is sought by large corporations and private collectors worldwide, including well-known collectors such as Michael Jordan.