Kelly O is a Seattle-based photographer, storyteller, and former Stranger staff member. She has a knack for capturing exuberance on the street, in bars, art shows, and much more. She has covered events like the Womxn’s March, the #NODAPL protests, and much more.
“My photographs have appeared online in The New York Times, Huffington Post, ABC News, XLR8R, and VICE. In print, I’ve been published in SPIN, Interview, UNCUT, Mojo, BUST, Seattle’s City Arts Magazine and The Stranger. Previously showing work in Seattle art galleries Vermillion, Vignettes, Ghost Gallery, the Hard L, and Greg Kucera Gallery—most recently, three of my photographs (of musician Tendai Maraire) were featured in a show at the Seattle Art Museum. I've lived in Seattle, Washington since 1998, relocating from Detroit, Michigan—a city which still holds a little piece of my heart”.