Kelly Richardson

Kelly Richardson was born in Burlington, Ontario, Canada and currently lives and works in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Studies include the Ontario College of Art & Design (AOCAD with honours, 1997) and the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (MFA – Media Arts, 2002 - present). Recent solo exhibitions include the Floating Gallery in Winnipeg, Manitoba (2001), Mercer Union, Toronto (2000) and The Tunnel Channel in Melbourne, Australia (2000). She has featured work in group exhibitions including Polyphonix 40 at the Pompidou Centre, Paris (2002), Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (2002-2003), Islip Art Museum in Long Island, New York (2002), Lusty Lady in San Francisco and Seattle for Peepshow28 (2001), Huashan Art District in Taipei, Taiwan (2001), Smack Mellon Studios, New York (2000), and Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center in Buffalo, New York (1999). Richardson is a multimedia artist. More info can be found on the artist's website at

Artist Code: 647


California Dreaming

2001, 03:19 minutes, colour

There's a lot There

2001, 02:15 minutes, colour


2001, 02:20 minutes, colour


2001, 03:57 minutes, colour

Jello (silent)

2001, 02:00 minutes, colour

Critical Writing

Outer Worlds
by Jesse Cumming. Canadian Art, May 23, 2019.
Kelly Richardson
by William V Ganis. Border Crossings, June 2013, v. 32, no. 2.
'New Romantics": St. John's The Rooms
by Katie Leamen. Canadian Art, Summer 2012.
The Last Frontier
by Laura Kenins. Canadian Art, Summer 2011, v. 28, no. 2.
The Radiant Real
by David Jager. Canadian Art, Fall 2009, v. 26, no. 3.
Video Primer: A Series of 5 Video Programs
by Michelle Jacques. Video Primer, 2001. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 2001.