Visiting Artist Residency
Visiting Artist Residency Recipient
Kelly Walters is an artist, designer and founder of the multidisciplinary design studio, Bright Polka Dot. Her ongoing design research interrogates the complexities of identity formation, systems of value, and shared vernacular in and around Black visual culture. Kelly was a 2021 Graham Foundation award recipient for her curated exhibition With a Cast of Colored Stars. She has previously held artist residencies at Trinity Square Video, Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum and Otis College of Art + Design. Kelly is currently an Assistant Professor of Communication Design at Parsons School of Design at The New School in New York.