Raised in Westchester, New York, Marianne Kelley’s career has crossed the country working in New York, California and Massachusetts for architecture and exhibit firms, universities, botanical gardens and even zoos. Ms. Kelley has a B.F.A in graphic design and photography and an M.F.A in elementary education including teaching certifications in art for Pre K - 12.
Marianne’s design & photography is influenced by art, architecture and nature which influences her to choose projects that support cultural and environmental organizations. Her first job on Nantucket can be traced back to The AAN where she has taught a variety of courses to children and adults: Digital Photography, Photoshop, Drawing & Painting, Comic Book Creations…
Marianne is extremely grateful to be a year-round Nantucket resident. She is continuously inspired by the allure of the island and her photography often reveals the beauty in details that others often overlook.
Marianne Kelley owns two businesses on the island: The Design Cove and Nantucket Tutor.