Kelley has been painting and creating since she was a little girl growing up in Winston Salem, NC. Kelley earned her degree in Philosophy and Religion, which she taught at high-school level until 2005, when she decided to pursue a career in the Arts full time. Kelley has also studied Studio Art with a concentration in painting and been a student or an artist in residence in programs throughout the world, including Bolivia, Argentina, Bali and Thailand. She currently resides in Holden Beach, NC, where she runs the Kd Morris Art Gallery & Wine Shop. Kelley is also a certified yoga teacher, and teaches both art and yoga from her gallery and in her new yoga studio, The Breathing Space.