Kelly Money is a Bucks County artist working primarily in oil that has lived and painted in California, Santa Fe, and New York. She holds a BFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University as well as continuing studies in Graphic Design and Illustration at UCLA. Her more recent studies have included painting and drawing with Dot Bunn, John Murdoch, Robert Beck Studios and at the Barnstone Studios in the Pennsylvania area. She has worked in set design, freelance graphic design, and had her own line of handpainted clothing called Red Sands Studios. Her work is in private collections across the US and Europe. Kelly is on the board of the New Hope Art League and a member of Artsbridge in the New Hope and Lambertville area.
Kelly loves travel, big skies, and color, and her subject matter encompasses all three. Her style combines influences from the environments and regional artists of the places she has lived; the New Mexico landscape painters, Hudson River valley artists of New York, and California Impressionist painters. Active in yoga and meditation; her paintings are quiet, reflective, and peaceful, while expressing a dreamlike quality.
A resident of Carversville, Kelly knew it was the place for her when she looked out to a backyard that had a perfect view of the clouds.
She lives with her husband, son, two dogs, and a cat.