While I enjoy my RAW canvas paintings, I wanted a little more inspiration and structure in my art. I looked to my past inspirations of wood and geometric abstracts and found that there is a loud voice in this arena and the creative ideas began to come at a non-stop rate.

The first series is in gray, white, red and either light teal or light green using a homemade stain of an acrylic medium and high pigment acrylic paint on Baltic birch. The method I use creates brilliant colors and still allows the wood grain to be visible to a certain extent. Additionally, the edges are stained, but all attempts were made to keep the layers of the Baltic birch visible and as much a part of the art as the wood grain itself. Naturally, because of the methods I use, slight variations in color between sculptures as well as artifacts of the process exist. Both variations and artifacts are part of the art.

This particular sculpture is the first in the series and has an interesting optical illusion when photographed, it looks curved from the front view. This, however, is not the case when viewed live.

My signature and the title are on the back with the date and my full name. Hanging hardware and care instructions are provided.

If you are interested in purchasing, please contact me using my contact page or kjkilanski@kelleykilanski.com.

  • Title: Abstract Wood Sculpture 2.17-1
  • Colors: Red, Light Teal, Gray, White
  • Size: 14.5" x 18.75" x 2.25"
  • Price: $450 +shipping
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