KELLY SALIH
Interview with the English artist

Kelly Salih tells us about her artistic background in an exclusive interview.

When I decided to post some news about Jeremyville and Buff Monster last exhibition in NYC, I met (well virtually) Kelly Salih.
Next thing I did is to google the girl name (come on that’s not stalking 😉 ), and found out that she was a cool artist too.
She answered a couple of questions for us straight away.
So internet can be a useful tool, and not only for creepy stalkers like me.

Artwork by the English artist Kelly Salih

Artwork by the English artist Kelly Salih

PLEASE INTRODUCE YOURSELF
Hello! I’m Kelly, British missy on American shores. I grew up in Florida during teendom and still dream of sunsets, water and alligators. Recently I returned from a long affair with my lova, London town. My new adventure is on the “evil island”, let the mischief commence.

Kelly Salih produces nice and girly graphic designs artworks

Kelly Salih produces nice and girly graphic designs artworks

HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR WORK?
Dreamscapes. I like incorporating textural elements, colour and sampling my own images to create an atmosphere. I draw inspiration from all that is audio, visual. sensory.

PLEASE SHARE WITH US YOUR WORKING PROCESS
Play time. Music. Colour. Magic.

Another illustration by Kelly

Another illustration by Kelly

HOW DOES YOUR ENVIRONMENT INFLUENCE YOUR ART
My smiles are inspired by beauty in nature, love and creativity. Its important that my eyes are constantly collecting and capturing life. Its my soul food.

WHO ARE YOUR INFLUENCES?

  • Rob Ryan
  • Kate Moss
  • Andy Warhol
  • Paul Smith
  • Tim Walker
  • Banksy
  • ROA
  • Roald Dahl
  • Miss Van
Kelly Salih produces drawings with nice pastel colors

Kelly Salih produces drawings with nice pastel colors

ANY LAST WORD?
“You can find inspiration in everything. If you can’t you’re not looking properly” ~ Paul Smith

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