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Art, Architecture + Art History

Bill Kelly, MFA

Distinguished Lecturer, Visual Arts

Bill Kelly is a painter, printmaker, and sculptor as well as co-director of Brighton Press, an internationally known fine press artists’ book publisher, which he founded in 1980. Brighton Press books are housed in more than one hundred museum and library collections. His personal work is housed in numerous public and private collections in the United States, including the Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts in San Francisco, the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, the Walker Art Museum in Minneapolis, the Toledo Art Museum in Ohio. Kelly was awarded a Pollack Krasner Foundation Grant in 2002 and continues making art and books in Vermont and California.

Education

MFA, Johnson State College, Vermont; Studio Arts

 

Teaching Interests

Kelly teaches drawing and printmaking at the University San Diego, as well as letterpress printing at San Diego State University.