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Portraits by Kelly Carmody

About the Artist

Kelly Carmody is dedicated to the art of portraiture and uses it to explore classical technique and design. She studied painting at Massachusetts College of Art where she worked from the figure. Led by her interest in the Old Masters, she investigated their techniques both independently and in workshops and classes. Introduced to the teachings of Numael Pulido, Kelly spent two years studying classical painting and design in his studio as well as spending two years at the Art Students League, where she received a scholarship. She is the recipient of a grant from the Ludwig Foundation as well as the Jean Gates Foundation and has received awards and recognition for her portrait work from the Guild of Boston Artists, Art Renewal Center, Studio Visit Magazine, Artist Magazine, Cambridge Arts association and the Art Students League. To see more examples of work by Kelly please visit