Education

•August 2007 – May 2010
Syracuse University Syracuse, New York
Master in Fine Arts, Transmedia, Fine Art Photography

•November 2004 - December 2004
Next Level Language Institute Prague, Czech Republic
TEFL

•August 1998 - May 2003
Towson University Towson, Maryland
Bachelor of Science, 
Major in Visual Communication, Fine Art Photography

Fellowships/ Awards

•August 2016
Top 175
Critical Mass
Photolucida
Portland, Oregon


•October 2009
Top 175
Critical Mass
Photolucida
Portland, Oregon

•June – July 2009
Constance Saltonstall Foundation
Artist Fellowship
Ithaca, New York

Curating Experience

•September 2016
Portraiture: Photography Now
Black Box Gallery
Portland, OR

• August 2015
Portraiture: Pictures in Photography
Black Box Gallery
Portland, OR


• September 2009 - December 2009
Luminous Construction - The Works of Howard Bond
Special Collections Research Center - Bird Library, 
Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York

Selected Exhibitions
•May 2013
Short Stories
Black Box Gallery
Portland, OR

•July 2012
We Are All A Part
North Bank Gallery
Vancouver, WA

•May - September 2011
Portland Community College
Faculty and Staff Exhibition
Cascade Gallery
Portland, Oregon

•March 8 - 13 2010
MFA Show
Spark Contemporary Art Space
Syracuse, New York

•January 2010
Emerging Artist’s Auction
Daniel Cooney Fine Art
New York, New York

•January 2010
CONVERGE
School of Photographic Arts and Sciences Gallery
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, New York

•January 2010
The Photographic Bush
TransMedia Photo Annual
Light Work
Syracuse, New York

•October 2009
Artist At Work
Light Work
Syracuse, New York

•February 2009
Matrilineage Show
Spark Gallery
Syracuse, New York

•December 2008
Transmedia Annual
LightWork
Syracuse, New York

•May 2007
Mississippi May
North Mississippi Warehouse
Portland, Oregon

•June 2006
Breathing Free Air
Rake Gallery
Portland, Oregon

Press
•June 24, 2013
Show Me Pictures
http://showmepictures.co.uk/post/53780080407/c-kelli-pennington-intimacy-2008-website


•April 18, 2013
In The New Frontier
http://inthenewfrontier.tumblr.com/post/48325226182/kelli-pennington-photography-portland

•November 23, 2012
Global Yodel
http://globalyodel.com/yodel/city-escape/


•November 15, 2012
Booooooom
http://www.booooooom.com/2012/11/15/photographer-kelli-pennington/

•October 2012
Quick Brown Fox
http://quickbrown-fox.tumblr.com/post/33222960719/kellipennington

•October 21, 2011
Flak Photo
http://www.flakphoto.com/archives/6333_1646490288/356662

•February 25, 2010
Nymphoto - Conversations
http://nymphoto.blogspot.com/2010/02/conversation-with-kelli-pennington.html

•December 11, 2009
Feature Shoot
http://www.featureshoot.com/2009/12/theme-friday-christmas-tree/

•August 13, 2009
ARTmostfierce
http://artmostfierce.blogspot.com/2009/08/artmostfierces-photolucida-critical_124.html

•July 2, 2009
Booooooom - Photo!
http://www.booooooom.com/2009/07/02/kelli-pennington-photography/

•June 26, 2009
Feature Shoot
http://www.featureshoot.com/2009/06/bird-photography/

•May 7, 2009
Hey Hot Shot - Contender
http://www.heyhotshot.com/blog/2009/05/07/hey-hot-shot-contender-kelli-l-pennington/