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Picturing Life: An Interview with Fort Wayne Painter Tom Kelly

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Award-winning Fort Wayne artist Tom Kelly has been cultivating his unique painting style over the course of a lifetime.

Kelly is a familiar name in town, not only for his art, but also as the CEO of Kelly Box and Packaging

Still, he often prefers to fly under the radar. But he's about to step into the limelight with a show at Artworks: The Galleria of Fine Art that begins this weekend.

WBOI's Julia Meek met with Kelly earlier this week to learn more about the perspectives at play in the artist's work and lifestyle.

Event Information:

The Works of Tom Kelly
@Artworks The Galleria of Fine Art, Fort Wayne
Exhibit: Friday, June 26th through Sunday, August 23rd, 2015
Artist's Reception: Friday, June 26th
6:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m.

For more information you can visit the Artworks Facebook event page.

A Fort Wayne native, Julia is a radio host, graphic artist, and community volunteer, who has contributed to NIPR both on- and off-air for forty years. Besides being WBOI's arts & culture reporter, she currently co-produces and hosts Folktales and Meet the Music.
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