Stewart Kelly MA, BA (Hons), PGCE.
Stewart Kelly is an internationally recognised artist based in Manchester, United Kingdom.
For over twenty years, Stewart has shown his work in exhibitions in the United Kingdom, Europe, USA, Canada and China.
Stewart gained a BA (Hons) in 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 in Textiles at Manchester Metropolitan University specialising in fine art textiles.
Stewart’s recent exhibitions include; From Lausanne to Beijing, 10th International Fiber Art Biennale, Beijing, China; World of Threads Festival in Ontario, Canada and the 5th Textile Art of Today Triennial touring Europe.
Stewart’s work has featured in several publications including Inspirational, Inspirational Plus, Inspirations, Textile View and Cover Magazine. He has also published online interviews with Textile Artist, Textile Curator, Mr X Stitch and ArteMorbida.
In addition, Stewart is a member of the European Textile Network and the Surface Design Association.