Paula, 2019
Oil, acrylic & graphite on wood panel
48 x 36 inches

"Kiely, a painter, conjures women from art historical sources...She takes off from there to meditate on female identity, inventing portraits that are sometimes direct and sometimes elusive." Cate McQuaid,The Boston Globe, Critic's Pick in The Ticket, "Colleen Kiely: Women on the Verge", 9/1/19