Kelsey O’Brien is an experienced video and photo producer, specializing in creating fashion, beauty, lifestyle and travel content for editorial and advertorial brands and publications. 

Most recently she held the position of Director and Producer at Blink Beauty, where her content garnered over 1.4 million views and over $500,000 in profits. 

Previously she has worked for publications & brands including Marie Claire, Conde Nast Traveler, John Frieda, Sexy Hair, Ulta Beauty, Architectural Digest  & People magazine. 

Her personal work in film and photography turns personal experiences with oppression into subject matter that boldly challenges societal acceptance of gender, class and political abuses.

She holds an MFA in Photography, Video and Related Media at Parsons, The School for Design. O'Brien is currently based in New York City. 



2015 PUSH PULL. Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, Parsons MFA Photography Thesis Exhibition, New York

2015 Музей во/вне. State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

2015  Hyphen, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, PA

2015  Hidden in Public View, Museum of Art/ WSU

2014  Future Projections, Auckland Festival of Photography,                        Auckland, New Zealand

2013 Photoville 2013, Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York

2013 Beverly Arts 5th Annual Digital Photo Contest, Chicago IL

2013 4th Fridays, Starline Gallery, Harvard Illinois 


2015 Parsons The School for Design, MFA Photography and Related Media 

2011 Eastern Illinois University, BA in Journalism  


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