Stewart Kelly BA (Hons), MA, PGCE.
Stewart Kelly is an artist based at Bankley Studios & Gallery in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Stewart gained a BA (Hons) Fashion & Textiles Design from Liverpool John Moores University specialising in textile art and design.
During his studies, Stewart exhibited and sold fabric designs with Indigo Salon at Premiere Vision in Paris. His clients included Donna Karan, Ralph Lauren, Lauren Vidal, Sahco Hesslien and Ralph Lauren Home Collection.
Following this Stewart received an Arts & Humanities Research Board Postgraduate Award to study for an MA Textiles at Manchester Metropolitan University specialising in fine art textiles.
To date, Stewart has participated in numerous exhibitions in the United Kingdom, Europe, USA, Canada and South America. His recent exhibitions include Scythia 11: International Biennial of Contemporary Textile Art in Kherson, Ukraine and Fantastic Fibers 2017 in Paducah, USA.
Stewart’s work has featured in several publications including Inspirational, Inspirational Plus, Inspirations, Textile View and Workbox Magazine. He has also completed online interviews with Textile Artist, Textile Curator and Mr X Stitch.
In addition, Stewart is a member of the European Textile Network, Surface Design Association and TAFA (Textile and Fiber Art List).