Kelly Witmer

born in Lancaster, PA.

BFA from University of the Arts, Philadelphia

additional studies at Parsons School of Design in Paris, France, and Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC

owner/founder of retail stores:

Pull My Daisy, Silverlake/LA,CA

Revival, (co-owner) Lincoln Heights/LA, CA

Regeneration, Eagle Rock/LA, CA and Boston, MA

founder of Rancho Paradiso Joshua Tree artist's residency

public art commissions:

City of Santa Rosa, CA, installation of nine ceramic mosaics for "Downtown Connect", 2015

Hotel Figueroa, Los Angeles, CA, 2016

City of LA, bus stop mural on Echo Park Ave., 2001

City of LA, First 5 Union Station playground project, proposal finalist, 2003

Eagle Rock, tile mosaic on Eagle Rock Blvd., 2008

artists residencies:

Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna, FL. Studied with Yishai Jusidman, Graciela Iturbide, and Gabriel Kuri

Can Serrat, Barcelona, Spain


2017  Smart Objects, Los ANgeles, CA

2016  Fold Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

          Taylor Junction Gallery, Joshua Tree, CA

2015  JTAG, Joshua Tree, CA

          Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art, Rancho Cucamonga, CA

          Highway 62 Gallery, Joshua Tree, CA

          Taylor Junction Gallery, Joshua Tree, CA

          La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles, CA, coaster show

2014  Vibiana, Herradura exhibition, Los Angeles, CA

          Highway 62 Art Tours, Joshua Tree, CA

          Hi-Desert Nature Museum, Yucca Valley, CA

          High Desert Test Sites Sky Village show, Yucca Valley, CA

2004 Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Art Park, CA

2003 Echo Park open studio tour

2002 La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles, CA

           Arthouse, Los Angeles, CA

           Nature in the City, Echo Park firehall installation, Los Angeles, CA

2001 LA Luz De Jesus, Los Angeles, CA

2000 DADA, Los Angeles, CA