Wm. Kelly Bailey
About the artist: Wm. Kelly Bailey is an award winning artist based in Meadows Place, Texas--just outside of Houston. He has had paintings accepted into juried National and International shows consistently since 2001. (He was awarded acceptance into over two dozen shows in 2005 alone.)
He has qualified for Signature Status in the following professional artist societies: Mississippi Watercolor Society, Texas Watercolor Society, Philadelphia Watercolor Society, Watercolor Art Society-Houston, The Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, Missouri Watercolor Society, and the New Mexico Watercolor Society. He is also an artist member of The Art League of Houston.
He has had four solo shows since 2001, the first being an invitational show in the Mohave County Museum in Kingman, Arizona, June 2001.
His second solo show was also by invitation and it was exhibited in The Upstairs Gallery at the Glassell School of Art, (MFA-Houston) in the spring of 2003. His third and fourth solo shows have been at The Cloister Gallery in downtown Houston (1117 Texas Avenue) Dec., 2004 and Nov., 2006. His next scheduled solo show will be in Morton Street Gallery in Richmond, Texas in March/April of 2008.
He has also been in numerous group shows at galleries in the Houston area including: The Glassell, The Cloister Gallery, Blossom Street Gallery, Hooks Epstein Galleries, The Morton Steet Gallery (Richmond) and the OliverCharles Gallery. He is currently represented by the Morton Street Gallery in Richmond, Texas.
He has paintings in collections across the country (in 15 states from California to Massachusets) and also in Canada, Denmark and Bulgaria.