Kellie Talbot was born in Hawaii and as a daughter of a career Marine lived on both coasts growing up. Her first jobs, in a print shop and as a sign painter, developed her love of typography and design. Kellie moved to Seattle in 1989 and finished school at Seattle Central Community College. After graduation, she worked as the graphic designer for Cornish College of the Arts. Since 1993 Kellie has worked extensively as an illustrator and designer for the snowboard industry in addition to being the Art Director for Signal Snowboards since its inception in 2003. As a Usonian painter, Kellie Talbot’s work focuses on the landscape of American artifacts and craftsmanship. Currently she is represented by Bherd Studios.
She lives in Ballard with her husband and a duck.