Kelly Thompson is a community based artist who’s work is inspired by the people and situations around her. Thompson is deeply rooted in local as well as global culture. She is a true believer in “Art For The People” part of an established and growing local movement of artists and galleries who are dedicated to introducing and making art available for all. Kelly actively exhibits, as well as curates shows.
As a feminist and artist, women's rights and socially political issues are an ongoing strong influence in her work. Her paintings have been in galleries, museums, TV shows, feature films as well as in many private collections.
Kelly lives and works in Los Angeles and has been making art for Cactus Gallery since 2005.