Kelly McKernan is a fine artist and illustrator based in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a 2009 graduate of Kennesaw State University where she obtained her BFA with a concentration in drawing and painting. Her work is currently exhibited locally in Atlanta as well as with various galleries on the west coast, including Thinkspace Gallery, Gallery 1988, and Subtext Gallery. Kelly’s work has been printed in numerous publications, including Curvy and Semi-Permanent, and she also has illustrated three published children’s books to date. Kelly’s watercolor paintings are feminine and ethereal, drawing inspiration from her own experiences as a young woman with a penchant for idealism in pursuit of self-awareness.