Artist Minute – Chris Kelly, Photographer

February 23, 2022

The Who’s on the Move, UpstateBizSC, Artist Minute is a quick, two-minute interview in support of the undeniable impact that the arts and local artists have on our communities. One of the main drivers of a strong local economy as well as attracting talent to a region is the critical role the arts has in our community. Please enjoy watching, listening and supporting our artists in this series. We welcome you to share these videos with your business contacts and friends through social media.

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Chris Kelly, Photographer

Chris Kelly was born in Spartanburg, SC. His love for photography started in 2014, and was inspired by his passion for making people smile and creating lasting memories. Chris started his professional career as a family photographer and over the years he transitioned into corporate, fashion, and main stream professional photography.

Chris always aims to showcase creativity through his imagery of branding, lifestyle, beauty, art, diversity and by storytelling through his work.

He has worked with Fortune 500 companies such as Denny’s, Bronner Brothers, BET Network and TV One. He has also worked with celebrity clients.

Chris is a social media influencer, motivational speaker, educator and brand ambassador who enjoys staying connected to his roots. Chris currently operates a photography studio at the Mayfair Art Studios in Spartanburg. He is the owner of KB Photography.