Award winning artist. ‘Kelly Hood,  has had a lifelong passion for the subjects she paints and her paintings are prized by her collectors for their mood and atmosphere combined with a technical accuracy that has come from the sensitive attention to detail in her work'.
The Irish Examiner

The Gallery

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View a selection of portraits and studies in my gallery of paintings, to show you the intricate and life-like style of painting, with enlargements to view the attention to detail.

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About the Artist

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Kelly Hood...painter of the natural world, is a full-time artist who works in oils and mixed media.

She has developed her own unique style of photo-realism and pays extreme attention to detail.

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Client Testimonials

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“Kelly was pleased with the outcome. I, however, was ecstatic. She had captured my calf’s personality, my land, and above all that je ne sais quoi that all brilliant artists aspire to achieve. She has it!” Tom Farrell, The Horse & Jockey, Co. Tipperary

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What the critics say

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“Vivid Images that depict the wonder and beauty of West Kerry, artist Kelly Hood’s paintings are in demand. An invitation received only this week from Art selectors in the US has the artist's head in a spin. World wide interest in the artist's work came to a high earlier this year when the she was informed that she was selected in a global search by Seattle’s Irish Heritage Club”. The Dingle News

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Art Collectors

  • RTE
  • The Cranberries
  • Perth Racecourse Scotland
  • US Embassy
  • Newstalk
  • Tommy Tiernan
  • Jason Byrne
  • The Blue Moon Stud
  • Richard Bruton
  • Eamonn O'Reilly | One Pico (Group)
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How to commission
a painting

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There are 2 options for producing a painting.You can supply your own photographs for me to use as reference, or I can visit in person, to make my own studies of the commission in question.
You don't need to know exactly what you want before enquiring - I am always to discuss ideas and options. Email me or call +00 353 (0) 87 2249 200

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