Joe Kelly is a Newfoundland born media artist working in Calgary. He studied film and video at the Quickdraw Animation Society and the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers. Joe was Artist in Residence at the Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers attended two thematic residencies at the Banff Centre for the Arts. Joe has made a number of films that have been screened and awarded internationally. He works primarily with film and video, and has completed and screened many films on super 8, 16 and 35mm formats. He has also created film and video-based installations that have been shown in art galleries around Canada. Joe has shown work all across North America from St.John’s to Victoria and all over the United States, Europe and Asia. Joe has shown film work at the Images Festival, the Black Maria, PS1 and Ann Arbor. Installations at Truck Gallery, The New Gallery, The Confederation Centre, The Banff Centre, The Dunlop, The Rooms, University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Neutral Ground, Harbourfront Centre. Media based performances at the High Performance Rodeo, Mountain Standard Time, GIRAF Animation Festival, Concordia University, Soundasaurus and The Cleveland Institute of Art.