Martha Kelly is an painter, printmaker, and illustrator from Memphis, Tennessee, who has been exhibiting work in galleries around the Southeast since 1999. She has had gallery shows in Tennessee, Florida, North Carolina, and Alabama. She has done illustrations for Chalk Line Books, Memphis Magazine and Memphis Parent, Call to Worship magazine, and Concierge magazine, plus posters, brochures, and web illustrations for Cape Resorts. Her first book illustrations were for the study guide to Revelation published by the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A.
Martha is the Varnell Artist-in-Residence at Memphis Theological Seminary for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school years.
Her big current project is illustrating a new Book of Common Worship for the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A., due out in 2018.