Kelly Stevenson is a fourth generation Montanan, born and raised in Livingston Montana. She received her BFA from Montana State University in Bozeman, MT in 2009 and completed a year as a post-baccalaureate student at the University of Montana in Missoula, MT in 2011. Also in 2011, Kelly completed two, short-term Artist Residencies at the Clay studio of Missoula and The Medalta International Artist Residency in Medicine Hat, Canada. In 2015, Kelly received her Master's of Fine Arts degree at the Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA, where she was the recipient of the Ernest G. Welch School of Art and Design Fellowship. Upon receiving her MFA in 2015, Stevenson accepted a position as Visiting Assistant Professor at Berry College in Rome, GA where she instructed Ceramics, Mixed Media Art, and Community Outreach Art Courses until 2018. Kelly is currently the Quigley-Hitltner Fellow, Resident Artist, at the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts.