Year in Review 2014 | Contemporary Artist Kristye Addison Dudley

“The Journey” © Kristye Addison Dudley  This painting was commissioned by a collector and good friend of mine, Chris Draft. He also uses the artwork for the logo for his foundation. Chris Draft Family Foundation   He also heads up Team Draft after the death of his wife, my close friend Keasha, to lung cancer. He[…]

Day 3 – Because I’m Happy – Handpainted Foam Prints

Day 3 – Happiness: Triptych  each 3″ x 4″ on paper © Kristye Addison Dudley Day 3 – Happiness Prints As a part of my 30 Paintings in 30 Days Challenge. I am going to experiment with new processes and just have some good old fashion fun in the studio without worrying about the outcome![…]

Brilliant Blossom – Day 2 30 x 30 Challenge

Day 2 – “Brilliant Blossom” © Kristye Addison Dudley 8″ x 8″ Acrylic on Canvas; Purchase Original or Prints Day 2 of the challenge and I have some great news.  I have been accepted in to the juried CFAI group. I am honored and humbled to work with the other members. This is such motivation[…]

Where do I begin?

Love is in the air! February 2013, MJ (6 months old) and KJ (2 yrs old)  at dinner. I  can’t believe my last post was February of 2013! Ok, I am going to try and catch you up! In March 2013 I started to get the hang of my husband being deployed. I knew who[…]

Pizza or Sandwiches?

Reflections © Kristye Addison Dudleypurchase prints This painting is called Reflections. I painted it years ago during a time when I was just pondering what my life would be like. Would I get married? Would I have kids? Those questions have been answered, but there are so many more like… Which do you prefer pizza[…]

Laugh out loud

Soul Stirring © Kristye Addison Dudley Have you ever been in a situation where you had to decide weather to laugh or cry? This month has been full of them. Highs and lows, tears and laughter have filled our home. The most important event that happened this month was Mark’s deployment was cancelled. Of course[…]

A Working Mother’s Revelation

Revelations I © Kristye Addison Dudley Purchase Prints or Cards On the news today, I heard a really sad comment. It was about the divide between working mothers and stay at home mothers. I have to admit, there have been days when I have been working and felt so guilty about KJ being in daycare[…]

Waiting

“The Earth Has Weight” © Kristye Addison Dudley Purchase Prints and Cards online Hello, it’s been a while since I have blogged. I have been busy with life! Well, busy growing one. I am 17 weeks pregnant with our second child and it’s a little boy. I was really sick and exhausted for the first[…]

Winds of Change

Winds of Change, Acrylic on Canvas © Kristye Addison Dudley It’s been a great holiday week so far. I am getting tons of rest and working towards a new year full of personal goals. One of which is running my first 1/2 marathon. So far I have only gotten new shoes, but you have to[…]

Back in Business

Well after 5 years, I am going to be in my first show! This photo is of me setting up. The show is in a unique place here in Shreveport called mainspace @ artspace. It’s an exhibition space for local, regional and national artists. This juried show includes 17 artists and is an introduction of[…]