Kelly Inouye lives and works in San Francisco, California. Her work explores some of the more obscure aspects of popular culture.

In the Bay Area, Kelly has presented solo exhibitions at Interface Gallery in Oakland and and ‘state’ in San Francisco. Her studio work has been featured in group exhibitions nationwide at venues including Marrow Gallery in San Francisco and Morgan Lehman Gallery in New York. She’s been awarded public art projects by the San Francisco Arts Commission and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and her work has been featured in publications including The San Francisco Chronicle, New American Paintings, and Watercolor Magazine.

She is also the founder and director of Irving Street Projects, a studio residency and exhibition program in the Outer Sunset district of San Francisco.

Kelly is a graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute (MFA 2008) and the University of California at San Diego in La Jolla (BA 1998).



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