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Robert James Kelly

 (born 1958)
Robert James Kelly is active/lives in Minnesota, Montana.  Robert Kelly is known for multi-media sculpture, beadwork and painting.

Biography  
Robert James Kelly


The following, submitted December 2005, is from the artist.


Robert Kelly was born on June 26th 1958 in Billings Montana.  He was named after his father's brother who died in France during WWII.  A small portrait of a horse that his uncle had done only days before he died became an icon of inspiration for him.

As a small child he moved with his parents to St. Paul, Minnesota, where he grew up and went to Harding High School.  During his junior year, Chuck Hencier, one of the first artists in residence came to his school.  Kelly became one of a handful of students that were allowed to work with Hencier, painter and illustrator.

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About  Robert James Kelly

Born:  1958 - Billings, Montana
Known for:  multi-media sculpture, beadwork and painting