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Kelly Parisi Castro

Lecturer in Art





Kelly Parisi Castro team-teaches Creative Process and Environmental and Public Art.

She works mainly in video and photography. She’s exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Minneapolis MN, Arlington VA, and throughout Maryland. She is a 2013 fellow at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Amherst, VA. 

Her work history includes museum exhibition, book design, and graphic design for numerous design studios, publishers and museums, including the Smithsonian Institution and HarperCollins. Castro was also a certified life coach, logging over 500 hours coaching writers, artists and entrepreneurs. 




B.F.A., Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) Drawing, 1981

M.F.A., Spalding University, Writing – Fiction, 2003