Kelly Medford


About the Artist:

Kelly Medford was born 1977 in Washington, D.C. and moved to Italy on a scholarship to study classical drawing at The Florence Academy of Art in 2004 after having studied painting, drawing and printmaking at Antioch College and then The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
After finishing her studies she began taking her easel outdoors to explore and learn about Italy through painting in both oils and watercolors. The current organizer of the Rome Urban Sketchers and founder of Sketching Rome Tours, she dedicates herself to working and teaching primarily en plein air in Rome and throughout Italy.
She has taught the School of Visual Arts studio program in Rome since 2016 and her work is in private collections throughout the United States, Europe and internationally.