Recognition of Retirements
During the summer of 2018 Professor Brian Kelly had a solo exhibition of prints at the Baton Rouge Gallery in Baton Rouge Louisiana and he also taught study abroad courses in London through the University’s Study Abroad Program.
“Flash Gordon and the Jackaloup Fly By #5”
This fall Professor Kelly will have a solo exhibition of his prints at the LSMSA Art Gallery on the campus of Northwestern State University. The exhibition will consist of 30 prints produced between the years of 2004-2017. Professor Kelly will also have work included in “SWEET, Golden and Delicious” a national invitational exhibition of studio and design alumni artists from Northern Illinois University. The exhibition presents recent work by sixty artists from five decades. This exhibition is part of a larger School of Art and Design celebration of alumni as guest artists, scholars and educators. Additionally, Professor Kelly will have his lithographs “Flash Gordon and the Jackaloup Fly By #5” and “Drain the Swamp” included in two national exhibitions at the University of Wyoming. These exhibitions will also be part of the 2018 Bi-Annual Mid America Print Council Conference being hosted by the University of Wyoming in October. Also, in September Professor Kelly will be a visiting artist at both Rockford University and the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts. Professor Kelly will be producing a woodcut edition at each school. Finally, Professor Kelly has been invited to participate in “Jackalope” a national printmaking portfolio project organized by Bradley University and “cov·et ˈkəvət” a national printmaking portfolio organized by the University of Colorado.