Kelly Hider was raised in Rochester, NY. She received her BFA from SUNY Brockport in 2007, and an MFA from the University of Tennessee in 2011. She has had solo exhibitions at the University of Rochester, NY, The Ewing Gallery and the Central Collective in Knoxville, TN, and the Blackberry Farm Gallery at the Clayton Arts Center in Maryville, TN. Her work was recently featured on the cover of the art publication Number, Inc
After working for almost three years as the Gallery Manager at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Hider now holds the position of Development Associate at the Historic Tennessee Theatre Foundation, in Knoxville, TN. She is a founding member of the Vacuum Shop Studios, where her studio is located. Hider's forthcoming solo exhibition, Dear Andrea
, opens October 4 at Lincoln Memorial University.