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Professor Brian Kelly Exhibits Prints, Presents Workshops, Has Print Included in the Library of Congress Permanent Print Collection

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In February, Professor Brian Kelly will mount 2 solo exhibitions of his prints. “Brian Kelly Prints From 2005–2021” will be exhibited at Nicholls State University and “Gouged, Cut & Band-Aids” will be an exhibition of recent prints created in 2021 at the Baton Rouge Gallery in Baton Rouge. Kelly will also be a visiting artist at the University of Notre Dame. Kelly will be presenting his personal research as well as giving demonstrations in lithographic techniques.

Frogs: a silkscreen print by Brian Kelly

Image information
Title: “Frogs”
Medium: Silkscreen
Year: 2021
Size: 11”x14”

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Also, Professor Kelly’s lithograph entitled “Sticks and Stones May Beak Our Backs” was included in the “Machine Stops Here” exhibition showcasing prints from the permanent print collection at the University of Arizona Museum of Art. Kelly’s lithograph “The Nightmare of 45 and His Confederacy of the KKK” was also included in national exhibitions at the University of Missouri in Saint Louis, the Ventura County Arts Council in Ventura California, and at the University of Tennessee.

Additionally, Professor Kelly’s lithograph “The Nightmare of 45 and His Confederacy of the KKK” has been acquired and included in the following collections: The Prints & Photographs Division, at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, the Janet Turner Print Museum at California State University Chico, Chico, CA., and the Artist Printmaker/Photographer Research Collection at Texas Tech University Museum in Lubbock, TX. Kelly also had prints acquired and included in the St. Lawrence University’s Special Collections, in Canton, NY and the University of Colorado Special Collections in Boulder, CO.