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Ramon Kelley

 (born 1939)
Ramon Kelley is active/lives in Colorado, Wyoming.  Ramon Kelley is known for figure-nude, portrait, genre, views.

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Ramon Kelley


Earning recognition as a young artist and continuing to grow professionally, Ramon Kelley, credits Russian artist Nicolai Fechin as a major influence on his strong figural painting.  Kelley says "there is no more beautiful landscape in the world than that of the female figure" (Southwest Art 5/98).

He spent four years in the Navy and then got a scholarship to the Colorado Institute of Art in Denver to train as an illustrator.  But his favorite class was the life-drawing class taught by Charlie Dye, one of the founders of the Cowboy Artists of America.  After the birth of his first child, he went to work as a catalog illustrator but continued painting at night.  A gallery in Taos began carrying his work, and  ...  Displaying 750 of 2878 characters.



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Ramon Kelley




About  Ramon Kelley

Born:  1939 - Cheyenne, Wyoming
Known for:  figure-nude, portrait, genre, views