Armor Keller

My intuitive abstract paintings are based on imaginary landscapes, seascapes, and cosmic space. I use ambiguous space, and luminescence to heighten the implicit spirituality of the paintings.


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A Distant Place
Dancing Forms
Foundations of Gold
Mist on the Mountain

      Award winning artist, Armor Keller, was born in Montgomery, Alabama.  After having lived in different parts of the United States and overseas, her home is now Doylestown, Pennsylvania.


     Her artwork has been presented in many solo exhibitions, including; Huntsville Museum of Art, Kentucky Museum, Wiregrass Museum, Mercedes-Benz Museum, all in Alabama. She has also had solo exhibitions at the following: Meridian Museum of Art, Mississippi, Monroe Museum of Art, Louisiana.  Armor’s work has also been included in many group exhibitions. She has had several commissions including designing and gold leafing six wooden doors for Temple Beth El of Birmingham, AL, and 33 paintings for Broadway Crowne Plaza Hotel of New York.


      One of Armor's more ambitious projects has been the Magic City Golden Transit, a car that she gold leafed and jeweled inside and out.  It has been featured in a film, books, a calendar, several magazines including Smithsonian Magazine, Car and Driver, Spiegel of Germany, the Japan Esquire and newspapers, including the New York Times. Her art car is now permanently located at The Art Car World Museum, in Arizona.


      In 1993, Armor began making one of a kind artist's books.  Her books have been exhibited, not only in the USA, but Canada, Mexico, and Germany.


      She received her art degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, after having spent many years studying at the Universities of Guam and Huntingdon College.


      She has been greatly influenced by Japanese art and has been an official guest of Japan. Armor served on the Birmingham Sister City Commission and on the Board of Directors of the Japan America Society of Alabama.


      She received an Individual Residential Fellowship, Escape to Create, Seaside, Florida.


      Armor is an art advocate, lecturer and teacher. Other art related activities, past or present, include:  President, Watercolor Society of Alabama; President, Birmingham Art Association; President, Montgomery Art Guild; President, Space One Eleven Art Center, Birmingham, AL; member of Board of Directors, Bluff Park Art Association; member of National League of American Pen Women; member of American Association of University Women; listed in Who's Who in America, of the South and Southwest, and American Women.   Her works are in numerous public and private collections.