Keliy Anderson-Staley

Artist and Educator

Keliy Anderson-Staley is nationally known for her photographic work in wet-plate collodion. Her work has been exhibited at the Akron Art Museum, Bronx Museum of Art, California Museum of Photography, Morris Museum of Art, National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian and Ogden Museum, and her work is in the collections of Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Library of Congress, Museum of Fine Arts-Houston, and the Portland Museum of Art (Maine). She was a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow, and her projects have been funded by grants from the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, Houston Arts Alliance, Sustainable Arts Foundation, George and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation and Puffin Foundation. Her book of tintype portraits, On a Wet Bough, was published in 2014 by Waltz Books. She lives in Houston, TX, where she is an assistant professor of photography and digital media at the University of Houston and where she is developing a major public art portrait project called Shelter in Place. She is represented by Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago.


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