Kelly Thompson is one of New Zealand's most Internationally recognised illustrators and creative directors, but has also gained a reputation as a popular public speaker and educator. With a creative mind and attention to detail that ensures her vision is realised without compromise, her distinctive seductive illustrations and penchant for beautiful girls have caught the eye of the art and fashion community, and have found her working for a variety of well known clients and brands around the world.
Kelly’s clients include Escada Paris, Maybelline NY, Penguin Books, Covergirl, Nike, Mimco, and The Sunday Times (London). Kelly is regularly invited to speak at creative events and has spoken at Fashion Palette Sydney and the Semi-Permanent conferences in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and New Zealand, along with hosting Masterclasses for Nintendo and speaking at various universities and schools. Kelly has tutored illustration at Massey University in Wellington NZ and RMIT Melbourne.
Young & Lost
Young & Lost is an ongoing monthly series of talks to inspire those that might be feeling a little lost in your career.