Born in Bermuda, Kelly Lynn Hunt feels fortunate to have grown up on one of the most beautiful islands in the world. At age 14, Kelly began traveling back and forth to the U.S while she attended Marvelwood; a small boarding school located in Cornwall, Connecticut. She then attended The University of South Carolina where she studied Psychology and the performing arts. After three semesters at U.S.C, Kelly eagerly seized the opportunity to live and study in Costa Rica and then Venezuela.
After becoming a member of the Bermuda Society of Arts in 2005, Kelly first showcased a sample of her work in June of that year and has continued to submit her photographs & paintings since.
In the summer of 2008, her debut solo show ‘Alive’; featured a collection of flora and fauna themed, macro photographs. The following year, a show entitled ‘Staying Alive’ received rave reviews with a display of Bermuda’s native Gombey dancers as a commemoration to the island’s 400th anniversary. In 2010, Kelly was offered representation by Agora gallery located in Chelsea New York. In her latest exhibit ‘Orchids’, Kelly portrayed her love for the flower in both classic and abstract oil paintings alongside her signature large scale photographs.
Currently, Kelly works as the Executive Director of the Coalition for the Protection of Children. She is a certified addictions counsellor (McMaster University) and has two Post Graduate Degrees from the Justice Institute of British Columbia. One in Conflict Resolution and the other in Clinical Counselling.
Kelly and her husband Donte live in Bermuda with their two daughters.