A young British artist, painter, and feminist, Kelly-Anne Davitt was selected by the National Portrait Gallery to exhibit in the BP Portrait Awards, immediately after graduating from London Guildhall University with a degree in Fine Art.
Kelly has had solo shows: Beach Balls & Melons at Dadiani Fine Art, Cork Street and Feel Good at Blacks, Soho. She has also exhibited her work at Faggionato Fine Arts, Colony Room Club, Gallery 46, The Laurence Stern Trust, Art Car Boot Fair, Zoo Art Fair, Trolley Gallery, Outside World Gallery and Lights of Soho.
Through her oil paintings exploring the hyper-sexual images of women found online and within media, rendered realistically and with playful pop tones, Kelly achieves a contemporary approach and attitude to the time-honored female nude.
She also uses light text sculpture to re-enforce the ideas within her paintings. Taking text that amuses and outrages her from tabloids and magazines and re-appropriating them to illuminate the ridiculous, absurd and humorous.
These themes remain dominant in Kelly’s work. She currently lives and works in London.