Brian Kelly Artist’s Talk
Brian Kelly serves as head of the printmaking program in the Department of Visual Arts and coordinator of Marais Press at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He holds the university’s Coca-Cola/BORSF Endowed Professorship and was recognized as a University Distinguished Professor in 2010 and Eminent Faculty for Leadership and Service in 2017.
Kelly has presented and conducted nearly 50 printmaking workshops and lectures on printmaking research in the United States, Mexico and Canada, and has held residences at the Tamarind Institute of Lithography and GLATT/YMAGOS Atelier in San Paulo, Brazil. His prints have been included in more than 400 exhibitions through out the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, England, Ireland, Japan, Poland, Scotland, Slovenia and South Korea. His prints also are a part of museum and university collections worldwide.
Kelly received a bachelor of fine arts in printmaking from Northern Illinois University, a certificate in waterless lithography from the Tamarind Institute of Lithography and a master of fine arts in printmaking from Louisiana State University.
Kelly will serve as an artist-in-residence in the Iowa State University Department of Art and Visual Culture from Feb. 24–28. He will give an artist’s talk from 11 a.m.–noon Wednesday, Feb. 26, in the printmaking studio, 0011 College of Design.