Kelly Hider is a studio artist and arts administrator who lives in Knoxville, Tennessee. She received her BFA from SUNY Brockport in 2007, and an MFA from the University of Tennessee in 2011. Her work has been exhibited regionally and nationally, including solo exhibitions at the University of Rochester, the Clayton Arts Center in Maryville, TN, and at Lincoln Memorial University. Her work was featured on the cover of the art publication Number, Inc
in 2016. She is a founding member and resident artist at the Vacuum Shop Studios. Previously the Gallery Manager at Arrowmont, Hider now works in development at the Tennessee Theatre, an historic movie palace and community treasure in Knoxville.