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Camosun Creates...2014

A President's Fund event celebrating Camosun creativity

Kelly Eriksen

 

 

Kelly Eriksen, Purchasing/Receiving department

Biography:

Kelly Eriksen has enjoyed twenty-four years working at Camosun College, leading into work with the Receiving department.  He began painting in the mid seventies under the mentorship of his high school art teacher, Ron Smith, and his grandmother Phyllis Kennedy.  Following this, Kelly worked at Victoria’s Island Graphics creating logos and silk screen art for commercial use.  Currently, he enjoys painting a variety of subjects including Camosun’s landscapes.

Golden Boy

Elvis Presley, the King of rock n’ roll, at Maple Leaf Gardens in 1957.  Created in 1977 while working at Island Graphics here in Victoria, it was a limited edition print (1 of 25), produced using three colour ink processing, and silk screened onto gold vinyl paper.

Lansdowne Campus, Trolley station

Gouche painting on 260 lb.  Hot press Arches paper. Image size 22”x36” realist. The Richmond road streetcar shelter is the second of two remaining Victoria shelters built in the 1920’s.