Kelsey Keaton

artist books - curated collections - printed emphemera



Kelsey Keaton holds a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2011.

She's spent innumerable hours cataloging insect specimens, hand-setting metal type, binding books and arranging flowers - these pursuits all figure heavily in her work.

She is currently employed at the Field Museum of Natural History as a Grants Specialist and is working on an illustrated fairytale about a natural history museum. 


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All works copyright 2008-2017 Kelsey Keaton 

(portraits courtesy of Kyle LaMere & design help from Camilo Medina )