Kelly Nettles Henderson is an experienced photographer and graphic designer. She left her home state of Texas to attend the University of San Diego where she studied design, photography and visual communications obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in December of 2008. She continued studying graphic and web design at the University of California San Diego Extension. She graduated from the UC San Diego Extension Digital Arts Center in September of 2009 with a Digital Design for Professionals Certificate and a Web Design for Graphics Professionals Certificate. After her Certificate program she moved to Philadelphia to work with a web development team for Yell Adworks for approximately one year. In 2010, Kelly decided to move back to the west coast to continue studying in the arts. She was accepted at San Francisco Art Institute where she received a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in 2011 and completed her Masters in Fine Arts May of 2013. She now lives and works in San Francisco as a graphic and web designer.


Curriculum Vitae


2013   MFA Photography, San Francisco Art Institute
2011   Post Bachelorette Certificate, San Francisco Art Institute
2009   Digital Design Certificate, University of California San Diego Digital Arts Center
2009   Web Design for Graphic Professionals Certificate, University of California San Diego Digital Arts Center
2008   BFA Visual Arts, University of San Diego

Work Experience

2014   Artist talk University of San Diego
2014   Book Design for Bill Schwarzer's Potpourri, Available soon on Amazon
2013   Book Design for Linda Connor's Sacred & Profane Photography Class, SFAI
2013   Artist talk University of San Diego
2013   Assistant for PhotoAlliance, Artist Lecture at Pier 24, San Francisco
2012   Artist talk, Graduate Studios, SFAI
2012   Assistant for PhotoAlliance, Family Affair Workshop
2011   Teacher's assistant for Linda Connor, Sacred & Profane Photography Class, SFAI
2009   Commissioned photographs for Solomon Ward Attorneys, San Diego, CA

Solo Exhibitions

2013   And He Rode A Pale Horse, Paul Sack Still Lights Gallery, San Francisco
2012   Family Portraits, Docuphoto Lecture, San Francisco Art Institute
2008   Deep in The Heart, Robert and Karen Hoehn Family Galleries: Founders Hall, University of San Diego

Group Exhibitions

2013   Currency, MFA Graduate Exhibition, The Old Mint, San Francisco
2013   Snapshot Methodologies, Architrouve Gallery, Chicago, IL
2012   Then and Now: Photography at the San Francisco Art Institute 1945–2013, Diego Rivera Gallery
2011   Experiencing India: A Trip to Northern India, San Francisco Art Institute, Diego Rivera Gallery
2010   Family Portraits, Gulch Alley Artist Gathering at Gulch Alley Studio, San Francisco