Kelli Scott Kelley

BORN
1961 Baton Rouge, LA
EDUCATION
1984 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, B.F.A.
1986 University of Massachusetts, Amherst, M.F.A.
TEACHING
2000-present Associate Professor, Painting, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
2008 Instructor, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN (summer workshop)
2006 Instructor, Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass, CO (summer workshop)
1993-97 Adjunct Professor, Houston Community College, Houston, TX
1990-94 Printmaker for James Surls, Splendora, TX
1987 Instructor (printmaking), Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2011 Fairytale, New Mixed-media Artworks, Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston
2010 Fairytale, New Mixed-media Artworks, Mesic Ve Dne Gallerie, Czeske Budejovice, Czech Republic
2009 The Woman and the Wolf: Paintings and Drawings by Kelli Scott Kelley, Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston, TX
2008 The Allies, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX
Mongrels, recent work, Riveroaks Art Center, Alexandria, LA
2007 Paintings, Mary Ogilvie Gallery, St. Ann's College, Oxford University, Oxford, England, Alison Denham, director
The Other - works on paper, Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston, TX
2005 Recent Drawings and Paintings, Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston, TX
Paintings and Drawings, Ameen Art Gallery, Nichols State University, Thibodeaux, LA
Paintings and Drawings, Eugenia Summer Gallery, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, MS
2004 Paintings and Drawings, Marguerite Oestricher Fine Arts, New Orleans, LA
2003 Recent Paintings, Cordell Taylor Gallery, Denver, CO
Animal Tales, College of the Mainland, Texas City, TX
Recent Work, Baton Rouge Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
Hybrids, Cordell Taylor Gallery, Denver, CO
2002 Recent Paintings, Mixture Contemporary Art, Houston
2001 Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
Recent Paintings, Cordell Taylor Gallery, Denver, CO
New Work, Baton Rouge Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
Recent Paintings, Cordell Taylor Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT
1998 Kelli Scott Kelley, Spotlight Gallery, arttexnet.com
1997 Kelli Scott Kelley & Beverly Penn, James Gallery, Houston
1995 Blue, Lanning Gallery, Houston
Recent Paintings, Himovitz Pavilions Gallery, Sacramento, CA
1994 Paintings and Installations: 1990-1994, Women and Their Work, Austin, TX
Recent Work, Martin/Rathburn Gallery, San Antonio, TX
1993 Full Circle, Lanning Gallery, Houston
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2008 Zoologica Fantastica, Cantor Gallery, curated by Cristi Rinklin. Holy Cross College, Worcester, MA
Louisiana Women Artists, curator Mark Tullos, River Oak Art Center, Alexandria, LA
LSU Past and Present, curated by Victoria Cook, LSU Museum of Art at the Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge
The Art of Politics, Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston
Prospect One Group Exhibition, curated by Bercier and Basetti, Taylor Bercier Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2007 Modern Physics and the Mystery of Reality, Alfred Glassell Jr. Exhibition Gallery, Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge, LA
Southeastern Juried Exhibition, Mobile Museum of Art
Small Works, Grand Contemporary, Lafayette, LA
31: Thirty-one artists. Thirty-one works., Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston
2006 Outside-In, Inside-Out, Center for the Living Arts, Mobile, AL
2005 Contemporary Allegories, Baton Rouge Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
Still-Life, Ann Connelly Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
Diptychs, Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston
2004 Louisiana Artworks Invitational, Grand Opening Exhibition, New Orleans, LA
Miniatures, Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston
2003 Kelli vs. Kelly, Cordell Taylor Gallery, Denver
Countless Perspectives, Louisiana Bicentennial Exhibition, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA
Invitational Exhibition, Bangalore University, Bangalore, India
2002 Gallery Artists, Cordell Taylor Gallery, Denver, CO
2001 Content, Ann Connelly Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA
New Work, Foster Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Louisiana Painters, Houston Community College Gallery, Houston
2000 Faculty Exhibition, Foster Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
1999 Baton Rouge Green(Invitational Exhibition), Old State Capitol, Baton Rouge, LA
Faculty Exhibition, Student Union Gallery, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
1998 Identities, University of Houston - Clear Lake, TX
Mother/Artist, Gallery One, Houston Community College, Houston
1997 Faculty Exhibition, Houston Community College, Houston
Odd Realities, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX
Flora Bella, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, TX
Texas Art '97, Assistance League of Houston, Cullen Center Gallery, Houston
Reunion, James Gallery, Houston
1996 Holiday Overview, James Gallery, Houston
Healing Hands, Moody Gallery, Houston
Animal Farm, Transco Tower Gallery, Houston
Reconfigured, Glassell School of Art, Museum of FIne Arts, Houston
1995 Civil Disobedience,Lanning Gallery, Houston
Redefining Legacies, WCA Juried Exhibition, San Antonio, TX
1994 Three Person Exhibition, Martin Rathburn Gallery, San Antonio, TX
Miniatures, Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston
1993 Texas/Between Two Worlds, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (traveled to Museum of Modern Art, Fort Worth, and Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi)
Garden of Eden, Lanning Gallery, Houston
Small Works, Sally Sprout Gallery, Houston
Location/Dislocation, Motherdog Museum of Art, Houston
Connections, Art League of Houston, Houston
GRANTS
2008 Rainmaker, LSU, 100 outstanding research and creative faculty selected to be honored for research excellence
Faculty Development Grant, LSU School of Art
2007 Faculty Research Grant, $10,000 grant for sabbatical research
2006 College of Art and Design Outstanding Teacher AwardLSU
Louisiana State University, Phi Kappa Phi Outstanding Teacher Award
2005 Louisiana Division of the Arts, Individual Artists Fellowship
2004 Louisiana Division of the Arts, Mini Grant
2003 Louisiana Division of the Arts, Mini Grant
2003 Louisiana Division of the Arts, Individual Artist Grant
2002 LSU School of Art Faculty Development Grant
2001 LSU School of Art Faculty Development Grant
Research Stipend, Louisiana State University
2000 LSU School of Art Faculty Development Grant
1997 Anthony Chee Teaching Excellence Award, Houston Community College System, Houston, TX
1996 Cultural Arts Council of Houston, Individual Artist Grant
1994 Southwest Alternative Media Project (National Endowment for the Arts, American Film Institute), Independent Production Grant
Lucious and Eve Eastman Fund Grant
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Allen, Erin. "Baton Rouge Painter Explores Self", In Register, August 2002, vol. 14, no. 2.

Anspon, Catherine. "A cohesive 'Reunion'", Public News, January 29, 1997.

Asoka, Shruti. "Cross Border Images", Sunday Vijay Times, 2003.

Brady, Matthew. "Museum acts to present controversial art carefully", Arlington Metro, June 12, 1997.

Bookhardt, Eric. "Women and Beasts", Gambit Weekley, (New Orleans), 2004.

Chadwick, Susan. "Science and the Spirit Collide," Houston Post, November 14, 1993.

Doroshenko, Peter, et al. Texas/Between Two Worlds (Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum, 1993), exhibition catalogue.

Frohman, Mark. "One House Up, One House Down...", Public News, March 23, 1994.
____ ., "Open House", Public News, September 29, 1993.
____ ., "Ugly Tales Behind Pretty Pictures," Public News, December 8, 1993.
____ ., "CAM's In-Between Days", Public News, December 16, 1993.

Gluckstern, Jay. "Show Takes Stock of Spirit World", The Daily Camera, Boulder, CO.

Goldman, Saundra. "Kitchen Tools as Tortureware", Austin American-Statesman, January 22, 1994.

Johnson, Patricia. "Days are Numbered at Alchemy House", Houston Chronicle, March 18, 1994.
____ ., "Challenging Worlds of Art", Houston Chronicle, November 19, 1993.
____ ., "Between Two Worlds", Houston Chronicle, November 23, 1993.

Kalil, Susie. "Gray Matter of Concern", Houston Press, December 16, 1993.
____ ., "Capitalist Realism", Houston Press, June 14, 1992.

Levy, Rebecca. "Face of the Artist", Austin Chronicle, February 4, 1994.

Price, Ann. "A Shared Approach to Their Art", The Advocate, 2005.

Price, Ann. "Tantalizing Trio", Magazine, March 23, 2003.

Rankin, Jennifer, "Museum to feature Texas artists in 'Odd Realities'", Arlington Morning News, June 12, 1997.

Tyson, Janet. "Texas artists portray different realms of reality," Arlington-Star Telegram, June 13-19, 1997.
____ ., "Oddities in Arlington: Real Stuff becomes art," Fort Worth Star-Telegram, July 22, 1997.
____ ., "A Change of Art", Fort Worth Star-Telegram, January 30, 1994.

Young, Sara. "Animal Instincts", 225, September 2006.
SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Carol and Kevin Babb, Baton Rouge, LA
Nona and Richard Barrett, Dallas, TX
Robbi and Kurt Bradford, Baton Rouge, LA
Anne Bohnn and Peter Brown, Houston, TX
Steve Buchanan, Houston, TX
Rick Cagney, Houston, TX
Janet and Richard Caldwell, Houston, TX
Barbara Carlson, Ph.D. and Gerald Johnson, Houston, TX
Ignacio Carrion and Bill O'Neal, Houston, TX
James Clark, Houston, TX
Deborah Collins, Houston, TX
Diane and Henry Cown, New York
Larry and Julie Cumbo, Washington, D.C.
Mark Diamond, Colorado
Celia Eberle, Longview, TX
Carol and Mark Entman, Houston, TX
Jennifer Farley, Houston, TX
Cynthia Freeland, Houston, TX
Aleice Goodson, Houston, TX
Sydney Greenblatt, Houston, TX
Gregg Greenwood, Houston, TX
Barbara and Dan Hart, Columbus, OH
Randy Holste, Houston, TX
Nancy Kienholz, Houston, TX
Periklis Ktonas, Houston, TX
Karey and Pepa Lazar, New York
Judy and Robert Mackey, Houston, TX
Burt Macy, Houston, TX
Victoria and Marshall Lightman, Houston, TX
Catherine Milby, Houston, TX
Doris and Jim Murdock, Houston, TX
Rick Nielsen, Houston, TX
McKay Otto, Galveston, TX
Christine and Phillipe Paravacini, San Francisco, CA
Cristi Rinklin, Boston, MA
Bob Sanford, Houston, TX
Mary Simoneau, Houston, TX
Ethna Sinisi, San Francisco, CA
Susan and Lester Smith, Houston, TX
Steve Snook, Houston, TX
Cordell Taylor, Salt Lake City, UT
Cindy and Mark Thomas, Houston, TX
Jean Vermeer, Houston, TX
David Waller and Kirk Baxter, Houston, TX
Kathy Wetmore, Houston, TX
Beverly Young, Houston, TX