The overarching theme of Kelsey's work revolves around the key themes of mental health, personal transition, identity and the emotional aftermath of sexual assault. The majority of pieces reference methods employed by light and space artists and that look to evoke a distinct feeling and atmosphere for the viewer using light, whether that is through neon, direct spot lighting implicating shadow or through natural light. She continues her subject matter that deals with the unspoken statements and the difficulties that an individual can have following the trauma. Drawing the viewer into the pieces to question and contemplate the work. In her work she utilizes her strengths in digital applications including screen printing, working with bullseye powders, shifting color, Rhino 3-D modelling, Vinyl applications and water jet cutting.
Masters | University of Sunderland
B.F.A. | Alfred University