Therese Kelly, AIA


Summer 2018
Therese was invited by The Swedish Arts Grants Committee's International Program for Visual and Applied Artists to a prestigious studio residency in Stockholm.

Public Outreach Award

March 2018
The Pop up Water Bar & Happy Hour Therese produced with LAUR won 2018's public outreach project award from the American Society for Environmental History.


April 6-September 30, 2018

Therese's work with the Los Angeles Urban Rangers is on view at  Museum of Art and Design in Miami through September. 

Professional Directions

November 2017
As a featured speaker, Therese shared her experiences, work, and thoughts on the future of Landscape Architecture with students at Cal Poly Pomona’s Masters in Landscape Architecture program.

Therese in New York

February 15-18, 2017
Therese headlined the "Art as Action" panel in New York for the annual College Art Association conference.


September 30, 2016 - February 2017
To celebrate the opening of "By the People: Designing a Better America" at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York, a new exhibit featuring Therese's work with the Los Angeles Urban Rangers


November 10-13, 2016
Therese spoke at National Humanities Conference "Humanities Partnerships – Meeting Local and Global Challenges" in Salt Lake City. 

LA Public ARt Biennial

Summer 2016

Therese was selected for L.A’s 2016 inaugural Public Art Biennial, “Current LA: Water,” as a featured public programming artist. Therese created, designed, and produced Pop Up Water Bar & Happy Hour with the Los Angeles Urban Rangers. 

Westside urban forum prize

June 2016
Therese's work on "Backyard BI(h)OME" with UCLA and Kevin Daly was honored with a Policy Merit Award by the Westside Urban Forum.


September 24-25, 2015

Therese was a featured speaker at Brown University's "The New Tour: Innovations in Place-based Storytelling"