Kellee Mitchell is a versatile artist in both style and mediums. Her inspiration comes from her love of horses, ranch life, and the western heritage she grew up with in Northwest South Dakota and still encounters today at her home in Canyon Texas. While her primary focus is Western Art, she uses her God-given talent to turn a blank canvas into a memorable piece of art that tells a story to be enjoyed by many generations. Kellee is an active member of Cowgirl Artists of America, Women Equine Artists, Amarillo Art Institute, Amarillo Museum of Art, The Dumas Art Center, and Texas Women Artists. She has won various awards and honors throughout her career and is a regularly featured artist at Lile Art Gallery in Amarillo TX and has a residency gallery in Studio E at the Arts in the Sunset Center, Amarillo, TX. Her art enhances private collections throughout the United States as well as internationally. Kellee is continually learning and strives to improve her art. She has had the pleasure of learning from and painting with renowned artists across the country.
Current Exhibitions and Art Shows
Bosque Art Show, Clifton, TX
Western Heritage Art Show, Dodge City, KS
The Fall Art Show 2023 – Granbury, TX
Best of the Southwest – Amarillo, TX
Faith in Action – Amarillo, TX
Solo Exhibition – Carnegie Center For The Arts, Dodge City, KS
Studio Gallery Recipient – Amarillo Art Institute, Amarillo TX
3rd Place Oil Category and 3rd Place Drawing Category, Best of the Southwest Art Show, Amarillo, TX.
2nd Place Oil Category – Cowboy True Art Show, Wichita Falls, TX
RC Trotter Award and 2nd Place Painting Category – Western Heritage Art Show, Dodge City, KS
2nd Place Peoples Choice Award – Faith in Action, Amarillo TX
1st Place Viewers Choice Award – Dumas Art Center, Dumas, TX
Special Recognition Award – Western Heritage Art Show Carnegie Center For The Arts, Dodge City, KS
Amarillo Art Institute, Amarillo Museum of Art, American Women Artist, American
Quarter Horse Association, Art of The Cowgirl, Cowgirl Artist of America, Dumas
Art Center, Friends of Agriculture, IPAC – International Podette Art Consortium,
Texas Women Artist, Women Equine Artist, Working Ranch Cowboys Association.
Education / Workshops
South Dakota State University – B.S. – Animal Science / Rodeo Scholarship
Workshops: Steve Boaldin – Art of the Cowboy, Jack Sorenson – Cowboy Artist, Tom Browning -Tucson Art Academy and Cowboy Artist, Jill Soukup – Oil Painting, Marsha Clements – Oil Painting, Jennifer Brandon – Renowned Pet Artist, Barbara May Meadows – Woman Artist of the West, Jack Sorenson – Cowboy Artist.