Born and raised in New York, Tim Kelly is a Queens-based contemporary artist. Tim received his Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Fordham University in 2017. While minoring in Visual Arts, Tim earned the Nemetscheker Award for promise and excellence in architectural design. Currently, Tim serves as a freelance graphic designer and the director of technology at a private dental practice on Long Island.
In April of 2018, Tim began a 6-month residency at AlterWork Studios located at 30-09 35th Ave, Astoria, NY 11106. The residency concluded with a solo exhibition in the studio's gallery space. Entitled "Halves & Holes", the show featured a 12' x 12' crocheted installation piece along with several black and white geometric abstractions.
In January of 2019, Tim was awarded a New Work Grant through the Queens Council on the Arts. The grant will fund an exhibition entitled "Life Patterns"; a community inspired visual arts exhibition inspired by members of the fiber community. The exhibition will open on November 1, 2019 at AlterWork Studios at 7 p.m.