Education B.A. Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago IL, 2008 i Major: Fine Art:Drawing and Painting; Minors: Visual Communication, Anthropology Study Abroad: Auckland University, New Zealand
Experience 2004-present. Owner/Painter/Designer. Kelly E Fee. Interior/ decorative painting, and fine art commissions.
2013-2019. Owner Gypsy Mint Stencil Co. Lead surface and pattern designer.
2013. Decorative Painter. Subcontractor for O'Neil Studios/ Swatchoom, Silver Spring, MD. Commercial decorative painting for restaurant and office space; Including, but not limited to, surface finishing of interior surfaces as well as furniture.
2012-2021. Decorative / Interior Painter. Subcontractor for Interiors of Stillwater, Stillwater MN.Residential and commercial interior painting projects including decorative finishes, stenciling, murals, interior wall and surface painting, and anything else we can dream up.
2012. Decorative Painter. Lauer Enterprises. Oh Baby and Que Sera, Edina MN. Stenciling, surface painting, patina, Misc. crafting.
2011-2015. Decorative / Interior Painter. Subcontractor for LuLu Painting, Minneapolis MN. Residential and commercial interior painting projects including decorative finishes, stenciling, murals, interior wall and surface painting, and anything else we can dream up.
2005 and 2007. Senior Counselor, Instructor of Arts and Crafts, Ceramics, Drawing and Painting. Camp Kamaji for Girls, Cass Lake MN *Supervised junior counselors and 15-20 youth, ensuring engagement and involvement by creating and managing a schedule of activities and events, and issuing regular reports to parents and supervisors *Developed curriculum, created models/prototypes, and worked as a team with fellow counselors and instructors to teach basic arts and crafts, ceramics, and painting and drawing skills using a variety of media
2003. Painter. Rustic Redemption, Minocqua, WI *Designed and painted decorative elements on household items ranging from knicknacks to entire sets of tables and chairs.
Exhibitions, Publications, and Awards 2017 Superfierce, Blind Whino, Washington, DC 2010 Time and Space, Perficalsenses Studio, Evanston, IL 2008 The National Arts Program Exhibit at University of Chicago Medical Center, 3rd place professional 2008 Chicago Art Open, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, IL 2008 Loyola University Alumni Exhibition, Ralph Arnold Fine Arts Annex, Chicago, IL 2008 Tunnel Vision Technologies Inc, ‘Smart Home,’ advertisement for Chicago Magazine contest, 1st place, Chicago, IL 2008 Loyola University Senior Art Exhibition, Mellon Award 2nd place, Chicago, IL 2008 Beginnings, Beacon Street Gallery, Chicago, IL 2008 Loyola University of Chicago Student Competition, Juried, Chicago, IL 2007 Hunger Week, Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL 2007 Loyola University of Chicago Student Competition, Juried, Chicago, IL 2007 The Loyola Phoenix, work featured in Volume 38, Issue 22 2006 Dean’s List 2004 VAC State Art Competition 1st place Madison, WI 2003 Sixth Annual Holiday Enchantment Ice Sculpture Contest, 3rd place, WI 2002 Sax Arts and Craft Award, Madison, WI 2002 State Capital Exhibit, Youth Art Month, Best in Show, Madison, WI 2002 Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Contest, 1st place, WI 2001 Federal Junior Duck Stamp Conservation and Design Contest, Honorable Mention, WI