Kelly Brooks teaches in the Department of Visual Arts at Snow College, where she is the head of time-based media. Brooks is the co-founder and former co-director of Granary Arts in Ephraim, and she directed the Museum School at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno. In her own work, her interests span several media but focus most on drawing, painting, video art, and animation. Selected exhibitions include the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Rio Gallery, Finch Lane Gallery, Springville Art Museum, Bountiful Davis Art Center, Utah Cultural Celebration Center, Writ & Vision, Alice Gallery, Kimball Visual Arts Center, CUAC, and SMartspace. Brooks grew up in the Salt Lake Valley near the Cottonwood Canyons. She received a BFA from Brigham Young University, a certificate in Art Teaching from Weber State University, and a Master's of Arts Teaching—Fine Arts from the University of Utah. She lives and works in central Utah with her husband and three children, where she collaborates on creative projects with her local and larger communities.