Kelley Walker is an American post-conceptual artist who lives and works in New York City.
Walker, Kelley was born in 1969 in Columbus, Georgia, United States.
Walker graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Tennessee in 1995. Walker also graduated from The University of Arizona with an Master of Fine Arts in 1998.
He uses advertising and digital media to make "paintings" using screen printing and/or digital printing technologies. His art appropriates iconic cultural images, altering them to highlight underlying issues of American politics and consumerism. He produces work collaboratively with artist Wade Guyton under the moniker GuytonWalker.
Walker has been the subject of solo and two-person exhibitions at WIELS in Brussels, Belgium.
Le Magasin in Grenoble, France. Modern Art Oxford in Oxford, United Kingdom.
And Museum De Hallen, Haarlem in The Netherlands. His work was included in the 2005 Greater New York exhibition at Process Status 1 Contemporary Art Center in New York and United States of America Today at the Royal Academy in London.
He participated in the 7th Sharjah Biennial, the 2006 Whitney Biennial, and the 2007 Lyon Biennale.
Walker is represented by Paula Cooper Gallery, New New York Thomas Dane Gallery, London. Capitain Petzel Gallery, Berlin.
Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne.
Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan. And Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels.