Kelly Burgess (she/her) is a project-based conceptual photographer, curator, publisher, and arts administrator based in rural Vermont. Emotional narrative is the thematic thread running through her work, with much of her own photography and writing coming directly from personal experiences.
Kelly is a regular editorial contributor to several publications worldwide, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Kodak's Kodachrome Magazine, GROW Magazine, PDNEdu, and Art New England Magazine - where she was featured as one of their 30 Photographers Under 30. Her sold-out book/project, Sing Me Back Home, has been exhibited internationally, more recently at the Arctic Arts Festival in Norway, MassArt Museum, and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston.
In addition to her personal and editorial work, Kelly is the Executive Director for the Too Tired Project, a 501c3 non-profit photography initiative committed to helping those struggling with depression by offering a place for collective creative expression. She is also the Publisher for Too Tired Press, an independent photography book press located in Woodstock, VT that focuses on fostering collaborative and equitable relationships between artists and publishing. Additionally, Kelly has been the Gallery Coordinator for the Castleton University Art Galleries since January 2019.
She is available for photography or curatorial work worldwide.