Visiting Artist: Kelli Scott Kelly

The School of Design is happy to welcome Kelli Scott Kelly for a Visiting Artist Talk, scheduled for Wednesday, 6 April at 4:30 in the FJ Taylor Visual Arts Center // Room 103


Kelli Scott Kelley’s work is comprised of mixed -media narrative paintings, drawings and objects. She received an MFA from University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Her work as been exhibited both nationally and internationally at museums and galleries, including solo exhibitions at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Bradbury Art Museum, The Masur Museum of Art, Micholson Museum of Art, and the LSU Museum of Art. Kelley authored a book featuring her narrative artwork entitled Accalia and the Swamp Monster in 2014, published by LSU Press. She received an ATLAS (Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars) grant for the project. Kelley’s work is featured in the permanent collections of the Hall Art Foundation, LSU Museum of Art, Tyler Museum of Art, the Louisiana Arts and Science Museum, the East Baton Rouge Parish Library Special Collections, and the Eugenia Summer Gallery. Kelley’s work is represented in New Orleans by Spillman Blackwell Fine Art, and she is a long-time artist member at Baton Rouge Gallery Center for Contemporary Art. Kelley is a Professor of Painting in the School of Art at LSU.