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Biographical Sketch
Born in Lincoln, Nebraska; March 15, 1925

Lived briefly in Texas, and grew up in East Central Nebraska

Currently resides in Tempe, Arizona .

 

Military Service
Served in the U.S. Marine Corps, 1943 - 1946 & 1950 - 1951

 

Education
Attended the University of Nebraska, 1946 - 1948

The Minneapolis School of Art, 1948 - 1950 & 1951 - 1952, BFA

Yale University, 1953 - 1955, MFA

The Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts, 1992

 

Teaching Experience
The Minneapolis School of Art, 1951 - 1952 & 1955 - 1964
established Printmaking and Graphic Design Departments

The Kansas City Art Institute, 1964 - 1974
established Graphic Design Department

Rochester Institute of Technology 1974 - 1975
Kern Institute Professor of Communications

University of Cincinnati, 1977

Carnegie Mellon University, 1977 - 1983

Arizona State University, 1983 - 1989 & 1998 - 2000
established Graphic Design Program

Western Michigan University, 1990 - 1992

Town Hall Art Colony; Grand Marais, Minnesota Summers from 1955 - 1964 & 1974
taught drawing, watercolor and printmaking

Vancouver School of Art; Vancouver, British Columbia
taught summer school

 

Educational Consultant
Western Michigan University, 1990 - 1991

Atlanta School of Art, 1987

Philadelphia College of Art, 1981

Rochester Institute of Technology, 1972 & 1974 - 1975

University of Cincinnati, 1972

University of Denver, 1971

Washburn College, 1965

University of Utah, 1965

Carleton College, 1963

 

Professional Design Experience
Staff Designer
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Walker Art Center
Gutherie Theater

Design Projects for
University of Minnesota Extension Division
Northrup University Gallery
Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation 1979 - 1983
(Honorary Staff Designer at present.)

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Rob Roy Kelly
Coming of Age Symposium, 1984
Rochester Institute of Technology
Photograph by Joe Watson

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