Kelly Connole

Kelly Connole received her BFA from the University of Montana in Missoula and her MFA from San Francisco State University. Connole addresses relationships within environments: natural and constructed, human and animal, by combining the tactile nature of clay with memories and emotions. In addition to her participation in solo and group exhibitions across the country, Connole has been named the recipient of numerous grants and awards by organizations including the Jerome Foundation, the Minnesota State Arts Board, and previously by the McKnight Foundation as a Resident Artist. Additionally, she has authored numerous articles, essays, and reviews for publication, and has taught at an array of art centers and universities including her current position as professor of art at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.