Born in Calgary, Alberta in 1973, Canadian painter Kelly Palmer lives and works in Toronto, Canada. Educated at the Ontario College of Art and Design and graduated with a Diploma of Fine Arts in 1997. Since then she has exhibited in galleries and museums in Canada, notably the Katherine Mulherin Gallery Toronto, Pari Nadimi Gallery Toronto, The Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art, and The Albright-Knox Gallery in the United States. Kelly's work is not only in private collections but also in public and corporate collections including the Royal Bank of Canada and the Canada Council Art Bank. Currently she devotes many of her painting hours as the Resident Scenic Artist for The National Ballet of Canada.