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Kelli Scates

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KELLI SCATES IS A PHOTOGRAPHER/CREATIVE DIRECTOR FROM INGLEWOOD, CA.

HER STYLE SPANS DOCUMENTARY, FASHION, MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT - FROM FASHION SHOOTS IN SOUTH AFRICA, TO R&B MUSIC VIDEOS, TO EXHIBITION WORK EXPLORING THE TRAUMA OF BLACK GIRLHOOD.

HER WORK IS OFTEN DESCRIBED AS COLORFUL, RHYTHMIC, AND DELIBERATE.

KELLI DRAWS INSPIRATION FROM DREAMS, FILM, R&B MUSIC, HER GRANDMOTHERS SENSE OF STYLE, CULTURE, SPIRIT AND TRAVEL.

SHE HAS BEEN PUBLISHED/FEATURED BY BLACK ENTERPRISE MAGAZINE, HANNAH MAGAZINE, HIP HOP DX, 21 NINETY, PULSE FILMS AND MORE.

COMMITTED TO HIGHLIGHTING BLACK CULTURE, ESPECIALLY BLACK WOMEN, KELLI RE-IMAGINES COMMERCIAL, EDITORIAL, AND EXHIBITION WORK THAT EDIFIES US, FOR US AND BY US.

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