Kelley Gaidos Estes, a native of Nashville, Tennessee, has spent her career as a professional artist working in oil and pastel, and as a sculptor casting her unique works in bronze using the lost wax process.  Interior Design, including custom art and furniture design, became a natural outgrowth of her artistic interests and creations.  Her work reflects a sense of purity of line and space, as she creates interiors using an “artist’s eye.” 

Fine Art Studies include:

  • Charles Cecil Studio, Florence, Italy
  • Formal training with the late William Schultz, nationally known Impressionist
    oil painter and master pastelist
  • Mentoring by Dr. William Doak in sculpture and the lost wax process of bronze casting
  • Acceptance to National Juried Exhibitions: Central South Art Exhibition
    The National Pastel Society
  • Masters in Fine Art program Corcoran Museum and School of Art, Washington, D.C.
  • BA Vanderbilt University
  • Work is represented in numerous private collections in several states including Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, California and Idaho
  • Workshops taught by the artist privately and also at Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Museum of Art in Nashville