Kelly Reemtsen

Walking into Kelly Reemtsen’s show felt like walking into a glamorous boutique… only to realize, it sells nothing in your size. Buoyant images of charmingly attired female bodies cropped at the torso hang on the De Buck Gallery’s spartan white walls. Each woman is elevated. They climb ladders and stand on office chairs wielding industrial tools with the ease of fashion accessories. Other paintings are … Continue reading Kelly Reemtsen

Material Choices

Recently I have given a lot of thought to how material choices factor into the conceptual aspects of my studio practice. As an MFA student I am constantly challenged to defend or at least examine every formal choice I make. Some might say I have a materials obsession, others might call it a diversion, one critic accused me of having a “materials fetish.” Through the … Continue reading Material Choices