Kelli Janson

Kelli (Randall) Janson grew up in Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. She graduated from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Diploma in Graphic Design in 1993. Upon graduation, Kelli worked as a graphic designer for the Chronicle Herald and Dalhousie Medical School in Halifax, before moving with her family to Digby, Nova Scotia, in 1999. Kelli now works as a visual artist from her home studio, focusing primarily on acrylic paintings and pencil drawings. She is a member of the Annapolis Royal Community Arts Council (ARCAC) and a past board member and current member of Visual Arts Nova Scotia (VANS). Kelli's paintings and drawings can be found in private collections throughout North America.


2020 - ARCAC 2020 Members' Show - ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, NS

2019 - BECOMING THE OCEAN - Oakdene Centre, Bear River, NS

2018 - WEE ART -  Round Hill Studio, Annapolis Royal, NS 

2018 - ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM - Elephant Grass Print Collective Group Show, Bear River, NS

2016 - RESIDENT: Solo Exhibit - Sissiboo Coffee Roaster Coffee Bar + Gallery, Bear River, NS

2016 - LILLIPUTIAN - Bear River Artworks Gallery, Bear River, NS

2015 - LIGHT & LAND: Solo Exhibit - The Dart Gallery, Dartmouth, NS

2015 - CASSIOPEIA (CONSTELLATION) - The Mill: Arts Letters & Numbers, Averill Park, New York

2014 - SPRUNG: Solo Exhibit- The Dart Gallery, Dartmouth, NS

2014 - IMITATION - ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, NS

2014 - FIRE SALE -  ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, NS

2014 - BLACK DOG - ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, NS
2013 - Groundworks Earth Art - French Basin Trail, Annapolis Royal, NS

2013 - Inspired by Magnolias - Chapel Gallery, ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, NS 

2012 - Scallop Palette Gallery - DGH, Digby, NS

2011 - NEW WORKS: Solo Exhibit - Westside Studio & Gallery, Annapolis Royal, NS
2011 - IMPRESSIONS: VANS Members Show - Galerie Père Léger, Université Sainte-Anne, NS
2010 - IDENTITY: (VANS) Members Show - ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, NS
2010 - Scallop Palette Gallery: Seasonal Show - Digby General Hospital (DGH), Digby, NS
2010 - FEATURE ARTIST: Solo Exhibit - Scallop Palette Gallery, Digby, NS

2009 - FRESH: Solo Exhibit - Mym Gallery, ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, NS
2008 - ARCAC Members Show - ARTsPLACE, Annapolis Royal, NS
2007 - Annapolis Royal Community Arts Council Members Show - ARTsPLACE, NS
2007 - North Range Art Group Members Show - Digby Library, Digby NS
2006 - Digby Artists Group Show - Heritage Centre, Digby, NS


October 2015 - ARTS LETTERS & NUMBERS / Averill Park, New York



The Chronicle Herald: May 15, 2014 - Elissa Barnard /  "VISUAL VIEWPOINTS: Janson's lively graphic style enlivens vivid work of Sprung"


The Flight of Fancy1869 Clementsvale Road, Bear River, Nova Scotia B0V 1B0