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Bio

 Kelly Micca (Pennsylvania, b.1998) lives and works in Philadelphia. She currently attends the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts with the Full Tuition Scholarship (Donald R. Caldwell) and continues her studies abroad in Italy during the summers. She received a Full Scholarship to the New York Academy of Fine Arts Summer Residency in 2017 and to the University of the Arts Summer Program in 2015. 


She participated in the Annual Student Exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in the prize section since she has attended the school. She has shown with the Cocktail and Collecting Event in Allentown and Cathedral Village in Philadelphia and has exhibited two solo shows at her alma mater in 2016 and 2017.


Kelly is a recipient of the Fine Arts Venture Fund for 2019 and has also been awarded the Lois and Charles X Carlson Landscape Residency in Lancaster for 2019. She received the Caldwell Landscape Memorial prize in 2018 along with the Charles Toppan and Arthur De Costa prize. In 2017, she placed first in the Susan McDowell painting competition held at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.  


Kelly contributes to world causes through her involvement with Engineers Without Borders, raising approximately $1,500 from her auctioned donations for the past three years.