About - Brian Kelly Photography

An award winning and internationally published photographer, Brian started his career in New York City as a Creative Director, working at major advertising agencies.  He evolved the look of Estée Lauder world-wide, managed the creative vision of L’Oréal USA cosmetics and spearheaded re-branding Maybelline’s image in the US and abroad.  He has been responsible for preeminent campaigns appearing globally in television and print.

Throughout his career, Brian has worked with world renowned photographers, who inspire him today, as well as directors, super models and celebrities. Over the past several years, he has extended his creative vision to behind the camera as a photographer working in both digital and traditional black and white film.

In 2014, the photographs from the ‘golden series’ were featured in a group show at the Archangel Gallery, Palm Springs, CA.   In 2013, his work was selected out of hundreds of photographers to be shown at the WUHO Gallery in Los Angeles.  In 2012, he was awarded first place for his portfolio of 10 images, in a vetted exhibition at the LUXE Gallery, San Diego; additionally he won first and second place at the Del Mar Photo Exhibition.  In 2011, his work appeared in a group show at SDMC, San Diego. Brian exhibits throughout Southern California and his photographs are being acquired by collectors.

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