Kelsey Dillow is from Huntington, West Virginia. She received her Bachelors of Fine Art in Photography & Integrated Media from Ohio University in 2016, as well as minors in Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies and Museum Studies.

Utilizing traditional and alternative photographic processes, Dillow's studio practice explores connecting and dividing lines between religion, the occult and Appalachian narratives. Her work has been exhibited throughout the Appalachian region. 


Kelsey is a co-founder of Whistlepig Farms, a collective of makers raising plants, pets and making art in the hollers of East Tennessee. She has a darkroom there where she makes silver gelatin prints and tintypes. For commissions, events, hires or purchases, email

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