Kelly Doley is an artist living and working in Sydney, Australia. Her cross-disciplinary practice works in the fields of expanded painting, performance and publication projects. These mediums are often deployed interactively to create forms of collaboration that foster direct communication, conversation and other social and symbolic systems of exchange. She also is a founding member of the all-female art collective Brown Council (Kelly Doley, Diana Smith, Frances Barrett and Kate Blackmore). She has served on the board of Firstdraft Gallery Sydney (2008-2009) and was the co-founder of Cosmic Battle For Your Heart (2009-2011) with Mitch Cairns and Agatha Gothe Snape. She is the founder of JANIS, a curatorial project dedicated to promoting female practice in the arts through self-initiated exhibition and publication projects.
Image: Danny Aarons 2012