Kelly Hussey-Smith is a female artist born in Australia, currently working in Australia.
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Kelly Hussey-Smith is a Documentary Practitioner mainly working in photography and video. She lives and works in Brisbane, Australia. Kelly currently works as an Associate Lecturer in Photography at the Queensland College of Art, Brisbane and is working on a long-term project investigating how we use animals as entertainment and decoration in our everyday lives.

Kelly holds a bachelor of Photography with Honours (First Class) from the Queensland College of Art, Griffith University. During her studies she received a Commonwealth government equity scholarship and academic achievement awards in 2007 and 2008. In July 2010 Kelly won the Churchie National Emerging Art Award and was selected as one of four emerging artists for the Institute of Modern Art’s Fresh Cut show.

In 2009 Kelly was selected for a Tom Burns Scholarship that allowed her to undertake a research trip to Beijing, China for two months. Kelly volunteers with Operation Smile as a photographer and has traveled with the medical teams to India, East Timor and Papua New Guinea.

In 2007-08 Kelly was the Editor of the Australian PhotoJournalist Magazine and has been involved in launching the Centre for Documentary Practice www.cdp.edu.au

The CDP aims to facilitate a global dialogue between documentary practitioners in Australia and abroad through the use of video conferencing technologies.