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Artists are some of the most passionate people you’ll ever meet. They are the people that want to make your community proud. Their work is deeply personal to them and they want to make sure it matters when it’s done.

Local artists matter because our community does better with them around. They matter because they care and they want to continue making things better in our area.

During these times we would like to support local artists who are also our friends.

 Without ART the EARTH is just "EH"

Bunny Bedi

 

FEATURED ARTIST  

 

Kellie Blaise 

Irish Writer/Actress Kellie Blaise started her career singing in many well- known and prestigious venues in Ireland. Her debut performance in The National Concert Hall at the age of fifteen going down so well that she was invited back the following two years. Her song "Sleep" was nominated for an Irish Meteor Award for best song. She was signed at 18 and moved to America to record her first penned album "No Prisoners" with world renowned producer Preston Glass, who worked with Whitney Houston, Natalie Cole, and Aretha Franklin to name a few. She also appeared on Preston Glass's album "Music is Medicine" and performing with him on many occasions including being called upon to sing his hit song "Miss you Like Crazy" at his album launch party. She also appeared in a Donny Hathaway tribute show alongside many artists including Grammy winners Kenny Latimore and Ali Woodson from "The Temptations". She trained under vocal coach "Seth Riggs” who has worked with everyone from Michael Jackson to Barbara Streisand. Kellie has performed at many notable venues from BB Kings to the House of Blues to name a few.

Kellie then went on to write and host for former American Vice President Al Gore's Current TV, in Los Angeles. This is where she cut her teeth in writing. Going on to mix music and TV, she starred in Ireland’s "The Voice” with Sharon Corr as her mentor. She starred in the horror movie "The Inside" and Neil Jordan’s "The Borgias". She played Saoirse Kelly in the Irish rom-com "The O'Brien's as well as writing music for the film. Two songs from the movie "Home" and "Capture" feature on an album she penned called "Bluebird”. Her latest acting roles to date have been for the BBC, playing diverse parts in “Doctors” and “Ill Behaviour”. She also stars in the Universal Movie “Deathrace 4” starring “Danny Trejo” and “Danny Glover”. Her most recent piece of work is the Irish film ”This Day”. She plays the lead female role of Lena, the movie deals heavily with the subject matter of mental illness, and it has been one of her favorite roles to date. “This Day” will premiere later in the year.

Kellie now resides in Los Angeles and for the last two years she has been writing her own episodic comedic TV Show called “Reckless”. Kellie has also recently finished her first Screenplay “11.11”.

As well as acting and writing Kellie is a passionate Artist, having sold works all over the world. In between shoots she always has a canvas and paints to hand. Her influences range from the Irish Artist Francis Bacon to the Mexican Artist Frida Khalo and of course Pablo Picasso, in particular his blue period. Her style and paintings have been described by many as more of a surrealism expression.

 

To purchase please email connect@mieusa.com 

 

"Lost In A Dream" 1 acrylic on canvas 21 x 27 inch $550

 

 

"Lost In A Dream" 2acrylic on canvas 21 x 27 inch $550

 

 

"Lost In A Dream" 3 acrylic on canvas 21 x 27 inch $550

  

 

"Lost In A Dream" Sequence $1350

 

 

"11 11" acrylic on canvas 27 x 39 inch $1111

 

 

"LADY HAS THE BLUES" acrylic on canvas 16 x 19 inch $700

 

To purchase please email connect@mieusa.com 

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