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Friday, 1 October, 2010
October 2010 marked a career milestone for Canadian Artist Kelly Dodge. A solo exhibition of paintings inspired by Kelly's Artists for Conservation Flag Expedition to Galapagos in the fall of 2009, was unveiled for the first time, in it's entirety, at The Lindsay Gallery, the only public gallery in the City of Kawartha Lakes. This celebration marked the one year anniversary of Kelly's 'forty days and forty nights' on the extraordinary islands.  Visitors were the first to have the opportunity to see this major exhibition of over 20 originals inspired by Kelly's AFC...
Tuesday, 1 June, 2010
In the middle of Algonquin Provincial Park, Canadian artists are responding to the upcoming G8 summit by displaying works based on one of the summit's central issues: environmental change.  From logging in Algonquin Park to the melting Polar icecaps, these artists are exploring a number of different themes related to environmental change as it effects not only natural habitats, but people themselves.  Their works are being displayed at the Algonquin Art Centre, located in Algonquin Park—a gallery with ties to the Group of Seven, whose Algonquin paintings established the...
Tuesday, 1 June, 2010
 Dodge has been invited to participate in Change: An Artist's Perspective, hosted by the Algonquin Art Centre, Canada's leading wildlife and wilderness gallery.  Artists in Algonquin Park represent an invaluable part of Canada's cultural heritage. From Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven to Robert Bateman and Michael Dumas, artists of all types have ventured into the region to explore its colourful and diverse landscape through their art. In doing so they have established one of the most celebrated legacies in the Canadian arts.  Each year, the Algonquin Art Centre...
Wednesday, 2 September, 2009
Canadian, Kelly Dodge will be one of two featured artists for an exhibition celebrating the International Year of Astronomy. The Peterborough Astronomical Association is pleased to present Astroartography: Astronomy through art and photography. This art exhibition debuting September 17, 2009 and running to October 8, 2009 will present a number of works by professional artists and members of the Peterborough Astronomical Association. Artists Kelly Dodge and David Beaucage-Johnson will be featured in a display of astronomy-themed artwork as well as astronomical photographs taken by various...
Friday, 3 July, 2009
A solo feature exhibition and sale of paintings by internationally recognized artist - Kelly Dodge, My Backyard and Beyond opened Friday, July 3rd in Buckhorn, Ontario.  Attendees flocked to be the first to view the unveiling of Dodge's new work at the opening reception preview.   All previous attendance records were broken with more than 200 attending the event.  Dodge introduced  new original pastel paintings  inspired by expeditions to the Himalayas of Northern India, Kenya, Galapagos and her own backyard here at home in the Kawarthas.  Dodge has had the...
Tuesday, 2 September, 2008
Dodge is honoured to be one of the members of Artists for Conservation who's art has been selected by independent jury to exhibit in  the first ever annual "The Art of Conservation - An International Exhibition of Nature in Art".  Dodge will have two pastel paintings on display this September at the Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum in New Jersey, one of the world's leading museums for nature and wildlife art.  "On Solid Rock We Stand" is a painting of seven Himalayan  Snow Pigeons inspired by her recent trip to the Himalayas of Northern India. Dodge...
Monday, 3 September, 2007
Dodge's original pastel starscape, "The Northern Cross" is the honoured recipient of the 2007 People's Choice Award for the Lindsay Public Gallery's Annual Juried Art Show. Dodge's painting depicts the constellation Cygnus (the Swan) which more closely resembling the Christian Cross than a swan, is also known as The Northern Cross. This celestial bird flies down the Milky Way, its wings outstretched and its neck pointing south. In Dodge's piece,  The Northern Cross is shown in the northeast as it appears in June and July between 10:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m....
Monday, 4 June, 2007
Dodge's pastel painting "Blessed Revelry" has been selected for inclusion in Art of the Animal Kingdom XII at the Bennington Center for the Arts. The Bennington Center for the Arts is located in beautiful Bennington, Vermont. Since 1994 the Bennington Center for the Arts continues to expand the scope and depth of their exhibits.  Their hope is that each Art of the Animal Kingdom exhibit will increase the public's awareness of the importance of animals to the quality of human life while sharing passion and joy for the art of all living things. This will be the 5th...
Saturday, 1 April, 2006
Solo exhibition by Canadian Artist Kelly Dodge at the Lindsay Public gallery integrates "Art Appreciation" Seminars and Workshops for Elementary and Secondary school students.  The Lindsay Gallery, through the assistance of the Ontario Arts Council, has developed a program of visual arts education opportunities for secondary and elementary school students that will take place outside the classroom, but within the regular school day, and following the guidelines of the Ontario curriculum.  The purpose of this art education program is to provide and encourage access to a...