Keliy Anderson-Staley: Visiting Artist Lecture
JOIN US TONIGHT!!
Tuesday, March 21
6:30 PM in the VAC complex auditorium 1B20
Keliy Anderson-Staley (she/her) was raised off-the-grid in Maine and currently lives and works in Houston, Texas. She is nationally recognized for her portrait work in wet-plate collodion tintype, her experiments in a range of photographic processes, her artist’s books and her long-term project, Raw Materials in Peace and War. She is a 2022 Guggenheim Fellow, a 2008 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow and a 2013 George and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellow. She has received additional project support from the Sustainable Arts Foundation, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, Houston Center for Photography, Puffin Foundation, and Houston Arts Alliance. She has been an artist-in-residence at Light Work in Syracuse, Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester and Aurora Photo Center in Indianapolis. Collections holding her work include the Library of Congress, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston and Portland Museum of Art. Her work has been exhibited widely, including at Akron Art Museum; Bronx Museum of the Arts; Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery; Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA; Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, GA amongst others. On a Wet Bough, a monograph of her tintype portraits was published by Waltz Books in 2014. Documents & Dwellings, a catalog for a solo exhibition at the Art Museum of Southeast Texas was published in 2022. She is an Associate Professor of Photography and Digital Media at the School of Art, University of Houston.