Kevin Kelly studied in Canada, at the University of Lethbridge, Alberta (1979) and at the University of Victoria, British Columbia. He also completed his Bachelor of Visual Arts in 1987 in Holland at the Jan Van Eyck Akademie in Maastricht. In 1996, he received a Master's degree in Visual Art at Rutgers University in New Jersey, U.S.A. He has taught video at Rutgers and at the University of Regina, and has mounted many video installations. He has worked as an editor and cameraman and has participated in over 50 exhibitions.