Kellogg is one of a number of artists engaged in the search for what can be called a contemporary realism. Like others, he has been deeply influenced by the work of American realists Edward Hopper and Fairfield Porter, and challenged by the impact of photography as an art form, as well as the innovations of the mid-twentieth-century Abstract Expressionists and their aftermath. “Realism has to find a new legitimacy, “ the artist says. “It demonstrates what only painting can do in helping people to see what is around them but with new techniques and innovative approaches.” Kellogg has exhibited in Washington DC, Richmond VA, and Maine, including Gallery 68 in Belfast, the O’Farrell Gallery in Brunswick, and the Nan Mulford Gallery in Rockland. He began working with the Caldbeck Gallery in 2007.  His work is represented in the permanent collections of the Farnsworth Museum and the Portland Museum of Art, MBNA Bank, laws and financial firms in Boston and Washington, and private collections throughout the country. Kellogg was a semi-finalist in the first national competition held by the National Portrait Gallery in 2005-06, joining one hundred finalists from among over four thousand entries. More of Kellogg’s work can be seen at

Kellogg’s work, Space, Spirit and Mood, including large-scale watercolors and oils, was exhibited at Caldbeck in the summer of 2021 – from July 17th through August 14th. Kellogg_2021_ecatalog

Kellogg is included in July 2023’s group exhibition WATERCOLOR Go with the Flow Watercolor Catalogue 2023