Award Winning Artist
Kylie Farrelly is an Artist and Secondary art Teacher located in Brisbane. For the past 16 years she has made Art her career by establishing her Art Business where she paints, exhibited and conducts Art classes for students of all ages.
Kylie works mainly in acrylic, with which she incorporates a variety of media to enhance the textural outcome of her work. She uses a bold colourful palette to capture the energy she draws from her subject. The images are not always meant to be realistic but are easily recognisable. The paint is applied in layers of pure colour often using colours that have little resemblance to the real structure. Her paintings are sometimes referred to as possessing a Naïve quality with a mature approach to mark making.
Kylie’s cityscape collection of works feature iconic places and views. Fun, quirky and yet strangely familiar, the paintings take you on a visual journey in, under and above Brisbane and surrounds. . She has also had the privilege of working with a talented aerial photographer to capture the city from above and this is where she draws inspiration for her Aerial perspectives. Kylie is well known for challenging the viewer’s point of reference, especially with her aerial cityscapes. In the past few years Kylie has expanded her repertoire of styles and images
and has created a few new art collections; Abstraction, Mini Masters, Pet Pawtraits and Tiny Planets; just to name a few. Her ability to adapt her style to create any image is why her work is in high demand. Versatility is the key.
The past couple of years has also seen Kylie as a guest on television shows such as” The Great South East”, “Connected TV”, and “Colour in your Life”. In 2015 she was contacted by Luciano Benetton to be part of the “Imago Mundi: Looking down under” Book and international exhibition. Other publications she has featured in are Amazing Australian Artists (2014 & 2015) and Artist Palette Magazine (2014) and R&B Home Magazine (2005)
Kylie works and teaches in her home studio on the Northside of Brisbane.
And finally, Kylie is a huge supporter of Charities such as Ronald McDonald House, Butterfly Babies, Queensland Eye Institute and Felicity’s Wish and Royal Women’s Hospital and helped to raise well over $33000 through donation of her artworks.
Kylie is represented by Blue Chip Investment Art Galleries at Mooloolaba.
Her work is highly sought after and represented in many private, public corporate collections all over Australia, United Kingdom, USA, Spain and Germany