Donald Kelley

Received a BA from the University of Tulsa with an emphasis in sculpture and an MFA in printmaking from the Claremont Graduate School. He has taught at Santa Ana College, CA; California State University at Fullerton, CA; and the Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA. In 1966 he was awarded a printer fellowship to the Tamarind Lithography Workshop, Los Angeles, CA. He is on the faculty of the University of Cincinnati's School of Art.

Selected group exhibitions include: Cincinnati Art Museum, OH; Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH; Flatfile Gallery, Chicago, IL; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA; The18th Korean International Contemporary Print Exhibition, Seoul and Ansan City, Korea. One and two person exhibitions include: Antioch College, OH; Cincinnati Art Museum; Massillon Museum of Art, OH; Miami University, OH; Not in New York Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio; Louisville School of Art, KY; and the University of Tulsa. He is listed in Who's Who in American Art and his prints are included in the permanent collections of the Cincinnati Art Museum, the National Gallery of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Norton Simon Museum of Art, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Public Library of Cincinnati and the College of DAAP’s Artist Book Collection.

His 1998-99 lithography project Avatar examines the flooded Ohio River in a panoramic sequence of computer-manipulated images 16 feet long. Avatar was supported with funding from the Ohio Arts Council and the University of Cincinnati Research Council.
He was curator and catalog author of Pushing Boundaries: Lithographs from 9 American Fine Art Presses
exhibited in DAAP's Reed Gallery in 1998.


Donald Kelley exhibition of Prints and Sculpture at Clay Street Press
Avatar I-New Richmond
Avatar-Folded and boxed portfolio prints-Box is 10" x 13"
Avatar II-View from Eden
Avatar III-Palestine Moon
Avatar, 1999
Color lithograph in four panels, each 8" x 48"
Printed on handmade Twinrocker paper
An edition of 19
(Includes flat & folded and boxed portfolio prints)
Avatar IV-Ten Mile at 52

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