Kelsey Dillow was born in Huntington, West Virginia. She received her Bachelors of Fine Art in Photography & Integrated Media from Ohio University in 2016, and minors in Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies and Museum Studies.
Utilizing traditional and alternative photographic processes, Dillow's work explores connecting and dividing lines between religion, the occult and Appalachian narratives. Her work has been exhibited throughout the Appalachian region.
Currently the Gallery Manager at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Dillow oversees regional and national exhibitions, as well as Arrowmont's Permanent Collection.