Kyllan Maney

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Kyllan Maney works with aspects of nature that remind her of the feelings of tranquility, discovery, spirituality and awe that exist when looking at plants and objects closely.  Her most recent work is about community and radiate light.

Maney currently exhibits her work at  Art One Gallery and Mesa Arts Center Cooperative Gallery. She has also shown her work at Phoenix Art Museum, GreenHAUS, {9} The Gallery, Mesa Public Library, Starbucks, Alwun House and the Post Office on Mill Ave. She has been a part of numerous mural projects including MonOrchid, The Dhaba India Plaza, Mesa Public Library, Mesa Urban Garden, New School for the Arts and Academics, and at Canvas on Roosevelt Row. Kyllan collaborates  on art projects for Mesa Arts Center during various festivals.

Along with her professional artist career, Kyllan has been teaching painting and mixed media for over twelve years at New School for the Arts and Academics.  She feels that teaching is an ever-evolving process which inspires her artwork. Her education includes an internship at the National Museum of Natural History along with a BFA with a specialization in Painting from Arizona State University.

 

Artist Statement

My work is a place to charge your soul and  feel radiate light energy.

Description of Work for She Tempe

Kyllan Maney’s She Tempe piece is a portrait of Arizona muralist Rose Johnson. Johnson was an active muralist in the Phoenix and Tempe area while Maney was attending college. This inspired Maney to become a mural artist. Rose Johnson unfortunately passed away a few years ago on a trip to Bali.