Upcoming Events

The year has many exciting opportunities in store, as I devote more time to my art and writing. Find out what’s happening on my creative journey, and join me for an upcoming event!

Creative Nonfiction

It’s time. I’m excited to share that I am relaunching my blog! This time, the writing will explore new topics, relate new adventures, and even offer creative advice. I’m eager to see where the creative expression will lead! Read the first new posts: Tireless with a Twist When the Water Rises Honoring Our Layers The…

“The power of imagination makes us infinite.”
— John Muir

“Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” — Gloria Steinem

Painting the Light

After submitting to a gallery, I’m excited to share that several of my paintings were selected for exhibition and publication!

“A painting is not about an experience, it is an experience.” — Mark Rothko

Vibrant Evening

Vibrant Evening Acrylic on canvas, 24 x 12 To learn more about my path to becoming an artist, visit my blog: mfkaelin.wordpress.com

Artist’s Statement

I am a self-taught artist who paints with mindful brush strokes, juxtaposing darkness and shadow with brilliant light. The resulting images depict the radiant colors that can be seen in a storm at twilight, if only we can find it in ourselves to see.