CV

Solo Exhibitions
2017
Vanishing Point. Oriel Davies Gallery. Newtown
2016
All Walls are Interrupted. Plymouth Arts Centre. Plymouth
2015
Sunder. g39. Cardiff
Velum. Eastside Projects. Birmingham
2014
Between 590 and 610. Oriel Davies. Newtown
Out Lines. Chapter. Cardiff
Group Exhibitions
2018
Y Lle Celf. National Eistedfodd of Wales. Senedd, Cardiff
BEEP Painting Prize. 
Swansea College of Art. Swansea
Plymouth Contemporary Showcase.
(Serial Composition – collaboration with Brendan Lancaster). Peninsula Arts. Plymouth
Jerwood Drawing Prize. 
The Edge, Bath University then touring to Sidney Cooper Gallery, Canterbury Christchurch University and Vane Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
2017
Jerwood Drawing Prize. East Gallery. Norwich
Jerwood Drawing Prize. Jerwood Space. London
Syson Gallery Summer Auction. Syson Gallery. Nottingham
Drawing Biennial 2017. Drawing Room. London
2016
December Mostra. British School at Rome. Rome
Y Lle Celf. National Eisteddfod of Wales. Abergavenny
2015
Exeter Phoenix Open. Exeter Phoenix. Exeter
Exercise x. Gallery footings, Bute Park. Cardiff
Drawing. Oriel Myrddin. Carmarthen
Jerwood Encounters: 3-Phase (Joint show with Georgie Grace) Jerwood Space. London
2014
From Here and There. Elysium Gallery. Swansea
From Here and There. Clara Hatton Gallery. Colorado
Oriel Davies Open. Oriel Davies. Newtown
Everything else is just the weather (Joint show – Mark Houghton) Mark Devereux Projects. Manchester
Everything else is just the weather. (Joint show – Mark Houghton) Arcadecardiff. Cardiff
Unit(e). g39. Cardiff
2013
Y Lle Celf. National Eisteddfod of Wales, Denbigh
2012
John Moores Painting Prize. Walker Art Gallery. Liverpool
2011
Salt. State Hall. Hastings
Residencies & Awards
2018
A-N Mentoring Bursary 2018
2017
Zabludowicz MasterClass
2016
British School at Rome – Creative Wales Fellowship
Arts Council Wales Large Production Grant – Vanishing Point, Oriel Davies Gallery
Do Without – Residency with Georgie Grace. Low Parkamoor, Cumbria – Jerwood Charitable Foundation
Arts Council of Wales Research and Development Grant
2014
Arts Council of Wales Research and Development Grant
Mark Devereux Projects Residency (with Mark Houghton), Manchester
2011
Salt. Coastal Currents Residency, Hastings
2006
Socrates Erasmus Scholarship, Universidad de Vigo, Spain
Public Commissions
2015/6
Grids. Ocean View Residential Development, Ogmore-by-Sea. Pathway / Floorspace with EMP
Publications & Text
2017
A pencil line through space. Exhibition text. Oliver Basciano
http://www.orieldavies.org/sites/default/files/Basciano_Kelly%20Best_0.pdf
Vanishing Point Review. CCQ Online. Trevor H. Smith
http://www.culturecolony.com/review/kelly-best-oriel-davies-gallery-newtown
2016
In Composition. Jerwood Encounters: 3-Phase. Eleanor Clayton
Plymouth Round-Up. Art Monthly. Issue 397. Kathryn Lloyd
2015
Third Phase. CCQ Magazine. Issue 8. Rhiannon Lowe.
Diary – writing the membrane. Jerwood blog. Alice Butler
http://www.jerwoodvisualarts.org/writing-and-media/diary-writing-the-membrane/
Jerwood 3-Phase. This is Tomorrow. Joseph Constable
http://thisistomorrow.info/articles/jerwood-encounters-3-phase
A Monumental Opportunity. CCQ Magazine. Issue 6
2012
John Moores Painting Prize 2012. Catalogue. Liverpool.