Awards

Some of his recent group and solo exhibitions include show such as: Painting Now and Forever Part I, The Face of Change, 45 portraits of President Barack Obama at Lydia Meerick Moore Gallery, Durham North Carolina

Behind the Brush, Los Angeles at The MD gallery ; Crossing the Line, Blue Museum of Art, Chicago James Stephens III

For Art shows and Tours contact: Eric Kelly III, erickelly45@gmail.com or 919-308-9090

The Brinkley private gallery, Atlanta Ga; and JCCEO From One man to the Other, Birmingham Alabama.

Solo exhibitions were held at the Blue Coffee Gallery, the Talk of the Town Gallery, Black Wall Street Gallery

Gold Gallery in NC. Published Books and DVDs and CD include: Art Anthology and Barack Obama the Face of Change. Three Poetry CDs and three other books, On a Hot, Hot Day, Twisting in the Rain and Affirmations and Thoughts for Life.

Museum Shows Timeline

  • Eric Kelly Museum

  • Private Exhibitions At The Eric Kelly III Museum, Kelly Gallery Art  and Collectors Exhibitions

  •  Eric Kelly THE THIRD Museum Exhibitions

  • (High School To College 1981)

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  • (Art Anthology 1982),

  •  

  •   (Women Of Color 1982) (WE 1983 )

  •  

  • ,(Black Wall street 1984),

  • 10 Year Museum Celebration 1992

  •  (Lines, Colors, Shapes 1999)

  • (An Artist In Perspective 1994),

  •  (The High School Years 1993),

  • (THE ART OF ART1993),

  •  (Sports Rage 1994)

  • , (Dance, Dance, Dance 1985)

  • (Wind Motions Dance 1996),

  •  (Black and White Pencil Edition 1996)

  •  (Kwanza 1997)

  •  (Eric Kelly THE THIRD Self Portrait 1997)

  • , 20 Year Museum Anniversary 2002

  •  ( Man In The Mirror 2005)

  • ,  (WHAT, WHAT, WHAT! 2003),

  •  (Metamorphosis Michael Jackson 2005)

  • , (Black Women History 2005)

  •  (Deltas Celebration 2006)

  •  (Black Men of History 2007)

  •  (Basketball Jones 2007),

  • ( Poet and Politicians 2008),

  •  30 Year Museum Anniversary 2012

  •  (FACES 2014),

  •  (Eric Kelly Pastel Abstract 2015),

  •  (Lady Sings 2019),

  • (Human Landscapes 2020)

  • (Wine & Pastels 2020)

  • , (Self-Portrait 2020),

  •  (We 2020),

  • (Retrospective 2020).

  • Art Exhibits

  • Hayti Heritage Center 10 Year Anniversary,

  •  Hayti Heritage Center 20 Year anniversary,

  • Hayti Heritage Center 30 Year Anniversary,

  • Hayti Heritage Center 40 Year Anniversary, 

  • Playground Gallery Durham (Human Landscapes 2015)

  • NCCU Museum (Paintings Now and Forever 2004),

  • WD Hill Gallery (The Face of Change 2001)

  • Mutual Community Bank (A Portrait of a President 1986),

  •   Lydia Merrick Moore  Gallery( Obama 2006),

  •  North Carolina Central University Art Museum(Then 2010)

  •  The Madame Dee Estate (Behind the Brush 2011) Los Angeles,

  • Brinkley Estate, Atlanta Ga(Crossing the Line 1988)

  • , Jefferson County Commission Gallery (Faces 1978) Birmingham Alabama,

  • North Carolina Central University (Black History Month 1982),

  •  The Know Book Store (Abstract Nation 1972)

  •  Coggins Pontiac Mazda Showroom (Abstract Madness 1984)

  •  Blue Coffee Gallery (Barack Obama 2009),

  •  The Talk of the Town Gallery (The Man in the Mirror, Michael Jackson 2011)

  • , Mechanics and Farmers Bank (Black Wall Street 1989)

  • Few Gardens Gallery(Family Matters 1997)

  • Durham Omni Hotel Gallery (History A Coming 1975)

  •  Sheraton Imperial Hotel ( Portraits Of A Man 2004)

  • Raleigh NC Civic Center (Barack, The Face Of Change 2013)

  • Hayti Heritage Center (Black History Month 2018)

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  • Places and Spaces 2019) (Dancing Winds) BN Duke

  • Books Art Anthology, Barack Obama, the Face of Change. Three Poetry CDs Other books, On a 2000 Hot, Hot Day,

  • 2015 Twisting in the Rain and Affirmations and Thoughts for Life.

  •  TV Show credits:  Approach The Bench,

  • The Man on The Spot and

  •  Games People Play sports Show.

  • The Black Business EXPO show

  • Eric Kelly Museum

  • Private Exhibitions At The Eric Kelly III Museum, Kelly Gallery Art  and Collectors Exhibitions

  •  Eric Kelly THE THIRD Museum Exhibitions

  • (High School To College 1981)

  •  

  • (Art Anthology 1982),

  •  

  •   (Women Of Color 1982) (WE 1983 )

  •  

  • ,(Black Wall street 1984),

  • (10 Year Museum Celebration 1992),

  •  (Lines , Colors Shapes 1999)

  • (An Artist In Perspective 1994),

  •  (The High School Years 1993),

  • (THE ART OF ART1993),

  •  (Sports Rage 1994)

  • , (Dance, Dance, Dance 1985)

  • (Wind Motions Dance 1996),

  •  (Black and White Pencil Edition 1996)

  •  (Kwanza 1997)

  •  (Eric Kelly THE THIRD Self Portrait 1997)

  • , (20 Year Museum Anniversary 2002),

  •  ( Man In The Mirror 2005)

  • ,  (WHAT, WHAT, WHAT! 2003),

  •  (Metamorphosis Michael Jackson 2005)

  • , (Black Women History 2005)

  •  (Deltas Celebration 2006)

  •  (Black Men of History 2007)

  •  (Basketball Jones 2007),

  • ( Poet and Politicians 2008),

  •  (30 Year Museum Anniversary 2012),

  •  (FACES 2014),

  •  (Eric Kelly Pastel Abstract 2015),

  •  (Lady Sings 2019),

  • (Human Landscapes 2020)

  • (Wine & Pastels 2020)

  • , (Self-Portrait 2020),

  •  (We 2020),

  • (Retrospective 2020).

  • Art Exhibits

  • Hayti Heritage Center 10 Year Anniversary,

  •  Hayti Heritage Center 20 Year anniversary,

  • Hayti Heritage Center 30 Year Anniversary,

  • Hayti Heritage Center 40 Year Anniversary, 

  • Playground Gallery Durham (Human Landscapes 2015)

  • NCCU Museum (Paintings Now and Forever 2004),

  • WD Hill Gallery (The Face of Change 2001)

  • Mutual Community Bank (A Portrait of a President 1986),

  •   Lydia Meerick Moore  Gallery( Obama 2006),

  •  North Carolina Central University Art Museum(Then 2010)

  •  The Madame Dee Estate (Behind the Brush 2011) Los Angeles,

  • Brinkley Estate, Atlanta Ga(Crossing the Line 1988)

  • , Jefferson County Commission Gallery (Faces 1978) Birmingham Alabama,

  • North Carolina Central University (Black History Month 1982),

  •  The Know Book Store (Abstract Nation 1972)

  • , Coggins Pontiac Mazda Showroom (Abstract Madness 1984)

  •  Blue Coffee Gallery (Barack Obama 2009),

  •  The Talk of the Town Gallery (The Man in the Mirror, Michael Jackson 2011)

  • , Mechanics and Farmers Bank (Black Wall Street 1989)

  • Few Gardens Gallery(Family Matters 1997)

  • Durham Omni Hotel Gallery (History A Coming 1975)

  •  Sheraton Imperial Hotel ( Portraits Of A Man 2004)

  • Raleigh NC Civic Center (Barack, The Face Of Change 2013)

  • Hayti Heritage Center (Black History Month 2018) (

  • Places and Spaces 2019) (Dancing Winds) BN Duke

  • Books Art Anthology, Barack Obama, the Face of Change. Three Poetry CDs Other books, On a 2000 Hot, Hot Day,

40 Year Museum Anniversary 2022

  • 2022 Comming soon!

  • 2015 Twisting in the Rain and Affirmations and Thoughts for Life.

  •  TV Show credits:  Approach The Bench,

  • The Man on The Spot and

  •  Games People Play sports Show.

  • The Black Business EXPO show