Kellie Riggs is a freelance curator, writer, lecturer and fine jeweler.
Currently the McDermott intern of Modern Jewelry at the Dallas Museum of Art
Curated Non-Stick Nostalgia, Museum of Arts and Design, NYC
Co-curated CULT exhibition
an Editor at Large Current Obsession Magazine
Founder of Greater Than or Equal To (no longer active)
Currently works and resides between Florence, Italy, New York, and Dallas, Texas.
b. 1986 USA
Kellie Riggs (b.1986, Washington State) is a writer and curator with a focus on Contemporary Jewelry. She received her BFA in Jewelry + Metalsmithing at the Rhode Island School of Design in 2011, and upon graduating received a Fulbright Grant to Italy, where she remained for almost ten years between Rome and Florence. She has been an external editor at Dutch platform and magazine, Current Obsession, with whom she also co-curated the exhibition CULT at the Design Museum den Bosch in 2016. Kellie experienced her solo-curatorial debut with the exhibition, Non-Stick Nostalgia: Y2K Retrofuturism in Contemporary Jewelry at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York City. In May 2020 she earned a Masters in Visual Art Administration at New York University.