— ABOUT —

 

Brian Kelley lives in Alexandria, VA.  He has an MFA in Painting from Indiana University and a BA from the College of William and Mary.  He has exhibited nationally and lectured at several schools, including George Washington University, the College of William and Mary, George Mason University, Anne Arundel Community College, Prince George’s Community College, Northern Virginia Community College, and the Washington Studio School.  Recent exhibition venues include Bowery Gallery (NYC), First Street Gallery (NYC), Muscarelle Museum of Art (VA), Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center (VA), Manassas Center for the Arts (VA), Linda Matney Gallery (VA),Del Ray Artisans (VA), Brentwood Arts Exchange (MD), Capitol Arts Network (MD), and HUB-BUB Showroom Gallery (SC).  His portfolio includes painting, drawing, printmaking, and digital work.   He was briefly a member of ASTM and has made his own paints and inks for both himself and other artists.  Brian Kelley also has been a radio DJ for WCWM (VA) and WIUX (IN).

 

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Degrees

 

2009

 

Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

 

2007

 

Bachelor of Arts, College of William and Mary (Magna Cum Laude), Williamsburg, Virginia.  Major: Studio Art, emphasis painting.

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2017

 

Brian Kelley at WSS, Washington Studio School School Gallery, Washington, D. C.

 

2015

 

Tower:  Brian Kelley, Manassas Center for the Arts, Manassas, Virginia.

 

The Memory of Light, Williamsburg Contemporary Art Center, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 

2013

 

Brian Kelley at the Andrews Gallery, Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 

Williamsburg Nocturnes, Prince Georges Art and Frame, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 

2011

 

Brian Kelley at the Lee Center, Lee Center, Alexandria, Virginia.

 

2009

 

MFA Thesis Exhibition, SoFA Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

 

2005

 

Familiar Faces, Meridian Coffeehouse, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 

2004

 

Petrify, Meridian Coffeehouse, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2016

 

Sip and Paint Van Gogh's "The Starry Night," curated by Thomas Drymon, DCAC Gallery, Washington, D. C.

 

Let’s Keep In Touch, Howard County Arts Council Gallery II, Ellicott City, Maryland.

 

AACC Printmaking Club Group Show, Chaney Gallery, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, Maryland.

 

2016 Annual Faculty Show, Washington Study School Gallery, Washington, D. C.,

 

Objectified:  AACC Visual Arts Faculty Show, Cade Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland.

 

Prince George's Community College Annual Faculty Show, Marlboro Gallery, Prince George's Community College, Largo, Maryland.

 

2015

 

24th Annual Juried Competition, Juror:  Stephen Westfall, Bowery Gallery, New York, New York.

 

Skeletons:  Exploring Under the Surface, Del Ray Artisans, Alexandria, Virginia.

 

Questioning Beauty:  Art vs Imitation – Anne Arundel Community College Visual Arts Faculty Show, Cade Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland.

 

Prince George’s Community College Annual Faculty Show, Marlboro Gallery, Prince George’s Community College, Largo, Maryland.

 

Washington Studio School Annual Faculty Show, Washington Studio School, Washington, D. C.

 

Diversity:  Celebrating the Talents of the Arts Faculty, Colgan Hall Gallery, Northern Virginia Community College, Manassas, Virginia.

 

2014

 

2014 National Juried Exhibition, Juror:  Jed Perl, First Street Gallery, New York, New York.

 

All-Screened Video Fest, Brentwood Arts Exchange, Riverdale, Maryland.

 

Tokens and Sentiments Juried Exhibition, Capitol Arts Network, Rockville, Maryland.

 

To Thine Own Self(ie) Be True, HUB-BUB Showroom Gallery, Spartanburg, South Carolina.

 

Annex Gallery Exhibit, Linda Matney Gallery, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 

Washington Studio School Faculty Show, Washington Studio School, Washington, D. C.

 

Anne Arundel Community College Printmaking Club, Willow Gallery, Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis, Maryland.

 

Objectified:  AACC Visual Arts Faculty Show, Cade Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland.

 

Masquerade, Colgan Hall, Northern Virginia Community College, Manassas Campus, Manassas, Virginia.

 

2013

 

Artists Who Teach Juried Exhibition 2013, Charles H. Taylor Art Center, Hampton, Virginia.

 

Linda Matney Annex Gallery:  Grand Opening Group Show, Linda Matney Gallery, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 

Art House on City Square, Linda Matney Gallery at the Stryker Building, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 

Fifty-Fifth Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, Marlboro Gallery, Prince George’s Community College, Largo, Maryland.

 

2012

 

Twelfth W&M Faculty Show, Muscarelle Museum of Art, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 

37 Years of Painting at William and Mary:  An Invitational Alumni Exhibition, Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 

1460 Wall Mountables, DCAC Gallery, Washington, D. C.

 

19 Ways of Looking at a Painting, Porch Projects, Washington, D. C.

 

2011

 

Taking On Tradition:  Six Emerging Virginia Painters and Printmakers, Williams School Gallery, Washington & Lee University, Lexington, Virginia.

 

Paint Mix:  Five DC/VA Painters, DCAC Gallery, Washington, D. C.

 

Third Annual Art of Women Juried Exhibit, Pascal Gallery, Anne Arundel, Community College, Arnold, Maryland.

 

March Madness, Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory, Alexandria, Virginia.

 

Making Art Work, SoFA Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

 

2010

 

52nd Annual Faculty Exhibition, Marlboro Gallery, Prince George’s Community College, Largo, Maryland.

 

AACC Visual Arts Faculty Show, Cade Gallery, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland.

 

2009

 

51st Annual Faculty Exhibition, Marlboro Gallery, Prince George’s Community College, Largo, Maryland.

 

University of New Hampshire Invitational, University Museum, Durham, New Hampshire.

 

National Society of Arts and Letters Visual Arts Competition, Gallery North, Bloomington, Indiana.

 

MFA Painting, Graphic Design Area Show, Ceramics Area Show, SoFA Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

 

2008

 

National Society of Arts and Letters Visual Arts Competition, Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, Indiana.

 

MFA Painting, Graphic Design Area Show, Ceramics Area Show, SoFA Gallery, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

 

2007

 

Senior Show, Andrews Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 

Genesis 2007 College Student Juried Exhibition, Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Newport News, Virginia.

 

2006

 

September:  Brian Kelley and Devin Mawdsley, Tangelo Gallery, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 

Anything Goes, William & Mary University Center, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 

Public Collections

 

President's Collection, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.

 

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.