Kelli Janson

ARTIST STATEMENT

My paintings are all inspired by movement and dynamic colour – in bright flowers, Nova Scotian sunsets, local landscapes and the Atlantic Ocean.

Down The Shore, © Kelli Janson, 18” x 24” x 1.5″, Acrylic on canvas / Painted black edges, $850
Take the Backroad / 2022, ©Kelli Janson ,24” x 24” x 1.5″, Acrylic on canvas / Painted black edges, $850
Inverness Bound / 2022 © Kelli Janson, 36” x 36” x 1.5″, Acrylic on canvas / Painted black edges, $650

By using vibrant colours and bold strokes, my work reflects an exaggerated, painterly style – one that conveys what I am both seeing and feeling. 

Kelli Janson
Happily Lost I – IV / 2022, © Kelli Janson, 4 canvases – 6” x 6” x 1.5″ each Acrylic on canvas / Painted black edges
$150 each / All 4 – $500
Nothing But Sky, © Kelli Janson, 2022 24″ x 36″ x 1.5″, Acrylic on Canvas, Unframed – Painted black edges $975

BIOGRAPHY

Kelli (Randall) Janson grew up in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. She graduated from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Diploma in Graphic Design in 1993.

Upon graduation, Kelli worked as a graphic designer for The Chronicle Herald and Dalhousie Medical School in Halifax, before moving with her family to Digby, Nova Scotia, in 1999.

Coastal Drive, © Kelli Janson, 2022, 24″ x 36″ x 1.5″, Acrylic on Canvas, Unframed – Painted black edges $975
Story I and Story II © Kelli Janson, 2022 12″x 12″ x 1.5″, Acrylic on Canvas, $375 each / $725 for set
June Sunset, © Kelli Janson, 2022, 36″ x 36″ x 1.5″, Acrylic on Canvas, Unframed – Painted black edges $1500
In All of Us, © Kelli Janson, (Draco Constellation / Eglise Sainte-Marie Catholic Church, Church Point, NS: Power. Magic. Faith), 36″ x 36″ x 1.5″, Acrylic on Canvas, $1500
Waiting For Your Return, © Kelli Janson, (Constellation Scorpius / Coastal home with Widow’s Peak: Sustainer. Hard worker. Determined,) 48″ x 30″ x 1.5″, Acrylic on canvas, $1625

Kelli has since worked as a visual artist from her home studio, focusing primarily on acrylic paintings and pencil drawings. She is a member of the Annapolis Royal Community Arts Council (ARCAC) and a past board member and current member of Visual Arts Nova Scotia (VANS). Kelli’s paintings and drawings can be found in private collections throughout North America.

Follow Kelli’s works in progress on Instagram.

Sunset on the 101 / 2022 Kelli Janson 12” x 48” x 1.5″ Acrylic on canvas / Painted black edges $650
Around The Corner © Kelli Janson / 2022, 12″ x 48″ x 1.5″, Acrylic on Canvas Unframed – Painted black edges $650

All displayed artwork is for sale where available. Shipping costs are extra or, gallery pick-up can be arranged. For inquiries, please contact the artist via our gallery email: bearriverartworks@gmail.com.