Keelan McMorrow is an internationally collected visual artist based in Chicago, Illinois. With unmistakable style and an integrity owed to tradition, Keelan’s paintings meld a dexterous attention to detail, while utilizing innovative techniques and expressive abstraction. Often commissioned for his introspective portrait work, Keelan has completed paintings for private collections across the country and in Canada, and for institutions such as the progressive Holy Paraclete in Providence, Rhode Island. Contracted by Leo Burnett for ComEd’s 2012 Metamorfridges project, Keelan transformed a discarded refrigerator into a striking piece of interactive art, subsequently displayed along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. His work has earned him noteworthy and monetary awards, and features in such publications as Bluecanvas and Greenbeard magazines. An active figure in Chicago’s underground music scene, Keelan fronts the post-punk group Population, with releases available on Chicago’s Hozac and BLVD Records, and Mass Media out of Orange County, California.
Image: "We Bury, We Build", acrylic and graphite on board, 30 x 40, $4,200