Holly Kelly earned her M.F.A. from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville in 2019 and her B.F.A. from Massachusetts College of Art in 2013. She is the Studio Manager for the Sculpture Shops and teaches at Montserrat College of Art. Kelly has worked multiple creative jobs, including bronze foundry, artist studio assistant, artist office assistant, studio manager, fabricator, and art installer. All of it has influenced her studio practice and research. Her artwork explores ordinary and mundane objects and space. She transforms, documents, and presents these everyday things from a different or altered perspective. Kelly has shown work across the United States and received recognition from the International Sculpture Center and Mid-South Sculpture Alliance.