A selection of drawings by meelia kelly

It is easy to be drawn to a piece by Meelia Kelly. Graphic, colorful, exaggerated and beautiful her work fill our gallery with light and joy.

We are grateful to have this small selection of drawings to share with you.



The Artist

Meelia Kelly

(1940 – 2006 Cape Dorset)

Encouraged by her older sister, Sheojuk Etidlooie to draw, Meelia Kelly’s work has been featured in the Cape Dorset Annual Collection from 2001-2006.

Active for only 6 years at the Kinngait Studios, Kelly’s graphic, colorful pieces continue to inspire new generations of artists, including her grandson, Moe Kelly.