Originally from Wisconsin, Kelsie currently lives and works in Bozeman, Montana. She received her BFA from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and her MFA from Montana State University. Since graduating in Spring 2018, Kelsie has traveled and taught workshops in central Australia, and worked for artist and designer Hun Chung Lee in Seoul, South Korea. She has participated in various short term residencies at the Red Lodge Clay Center, Anderson Ranch Art Center, and the Archie Bray Foundation. Her work focuses mainly on large scale utilitarian objects.