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Elizabeth Kelly

Born in Houston, TX

Elizabeth Kelly is a photographic artist and art educator living and working in Philadelphia, PA. She seeks to explore the relationship between image and identity within herself and children living in the digital age. Focusing on addressing the importance of art education on early expression and sense of self in children who live in communities with limited access to the arts. Kelly creates environmental portraits, self portraits, and collaborative works with students using varying traditional photographic processes. 

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Education

2020 - Current

M.F.A. Candidate Moore College of Art and Design, Socially Engaged Art

2015 - 2017

M.Ed. University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Secondary Education, Art

2011 - 2015

B.A. Hendrix College, Photography Major/ History Minor

Teaching Experience

Current

Off Site Art Coordinator, St. Theresa Catholic School, Little Rock, AR

Instructor of Photography, SADI and YAW programs, Moore College of Art and Design

2018 - 2020

Pk-8 Art, St. Theresa Catholic School, Little Rock, AR

2017 -2018

Pk-8 Art, St. Edward Catholic School, Little Rock, AR

2015-2017

Lower elementary Art, Village Montessori School, Little Rock, AR

Grants

2020

CASA grant, Retraction of Identity

 

Exhibitions

2021

Privilege and Consequence, group exhibition, Colorado Photo Arts Center, Denver, CO

Inspired By Words, group exhibition, Millepiani Gallery, Rome Italy

Visualizing the Past, group exhibition, Mills Pond Gallery, St. James, NY

Big Day Film Collective, Collingswood, NJ

A Wave, Still Here, group exhibition, Cherry Street Pier, Philadelphia, PA 

2020

Catharsis, group exhibition, Play + Inspire Gallery, Los Angeles, California

Private exhibition St. Theresa Catholic School, Little Rock, Arkansas

2015

Elucidation group show, Hendrix College

Permanent Private Collections

St. Theresa Catholic School, Little Rock, AR