| ProfessionalWhy did you make this work:
I started to paint the quiet moments that I was surrounded by each day during quarantine, things I used to see everyday before the pandemic. I started to notice and appreciate these spaces once everything else was locked down and the only safe place was inside my apartment or looking out a window. I wanted to record this moment of time in a very specific way, of the stillness it had created.
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How did you make this work:
These are all paintings on paper, using acryla-gouache and sometimes colored pencil.
Maryland Institute College of Art
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Kelly Lasserre is originally from Mississippi, grew up in Massachusetts, studied Illustration at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, lived many years in New York City and in New Orleans before landing in Philadelphia on the brink of the pandemic. Kelly uses traditional media to make her works on paper. She illustrates for books, magazines, design studios and commissioned artwork.