Kelly Anna

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Powerful, silhouetted figures – THATS what Kelly Anna is known for.


As a child, Kelly danced and did gymnastics. That’s one of the reasons she incorporates this part of her into her work. Going on to study Fashion illustration and print design for apparel and footwear before taking the leap to go out on her own.


During her talk, she will be tackling her quite unique background and inspiration: Sport. Kelly grew up doing a lot of gymnastics and dancing, it is one of her passions. These ecstatics, poses and forms can be found in her work as well as her studies of fashion. How a background away from the creative world can not only be a cool hobby but an asset in becoming a creative force you will be able to hear in her talk.


Over the last few years Kelly has designed trainers, painted murals all around the globe. She curated exhibitions and even embellished popcorn packets as well.


Her success has been solidified by the collaborations she has worked on, from designing her own collection with Nike A.I.R, working with numerous clients such as BMW, Penguin and so many more. Also having some of her prints worn by Justin Timberlake and Beyonce.
Alongside her work Kelly has spoken at 15 of the biggest art and design festivals across the globe.


Kelly Anna will speak at the Forward Festival Vienna in October. Next to her, you will be able to hear Creatives like Kelli Anderson, Ada Sokol , StudioHey and many more.