Meet Kelly Berkey
Kelly Berkey is a painter, jewelry designer, and occasional instructor. Her many years as a florist in Oregon meld together with her creative life now in rual Missouri where she paints flowers, rolling country hills, fields of flowers, and old barns in her cottage studio.
Kelly is classically trained in oil portraiture and has studied by taking private lessons and/or workshops with artist Michelle Dunaway, Tina Garrett, and Romel de la Torre.
Kelly lives with her husband of 29 years in the beautiful countryside outside of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, where they both have art studios. Together they share in the creating and running of their online jewelry store Berkey Designs.
Kelly’s work has been collected throughout the U.S. and Internationally.
Join Alisa Burke, Jenny Doh, Kelly Berkey, Melody Ross, Ivy Newport and Jeanne Oliver as they explore 6 different master painters! Join us as we become the “apprentice”. Through discussion and technique videos, each artist will share their week with a “master”. You’ll learn who their “master” artist studied under, who influenced their work and what techniques and mediums they used.