Clarence Resident, Kelsey Merkle is an Emerging Artist in WNY who attends the Prestigious Illustration Program at Sheridan College in Ontario, Canada. She has competed with seasoned artists and won several notable awards including: First Place for Painting at the 2014 Allentown Art Festival, 2010 & 2012 Sheila Whalen Realism in Drawing Award among many others. Kelsey uses Watercolor to paint Expressive Eyes in her Glance Series. Eyes are the windows of the Soul and tell so much with just a Single Glance. She typically uses Mascara ads for Inspiration and uses a Watercolor masque for an Additional Fun Effect.