About Mae Eli Kellert
Mae Eli Kellert is a visual artist and writer based at the Jersey Shore, USA, and Reykjavík, Iceland.
Their fine art photography often focuses upon the relationships found within the natural landscape. Professionally, Mae Eli works as a sports photojournalist and has run a college darkroom in New Jersey, as well as held positions in arts museums and galleries around New Jersey and New York City. For photography, Mae Eli has been awarded the Al Gold Memorial Photography Award, and they gained their BFA in photography with minor concentrations in writing, art history, and French from Stockton University. Mae Eli has also studied art history and painting at the Institut d’Etudes Supérieures des Arts in Paris, France.
As a creative writer, Mae Eli has received the Jennifer Cakert Award in Creative Nonfiction, has published creative memoir work in Or Does It Explode magazine, and their travel journalism has been published for Travelade: Iceland. They also work for the New Jersey production company PCK Media, which produces the arts documentary show State of the Arts. Their creative fiction often deals with themes of gender, mental health, and self-identity.
See portfolios for photo, sculpture, and painting portfolios, and the Experience page for a list of past exhibitions and honors.