Kelly Knopp is primarily an illustrator who has built a successful career as a graphic designer. His work has been published locally and internationally in various forms; everything from beer labels and snowboards to children’s books, illustrations, and apps. Armed with a keen imagination and creative skill, Knopp developed his own style through nontraditional ways and means, guided by trial and error. Primarily working in pen and ink and digital graphic design, Knopp enjoys experimenting with wood, and other medias. His work is often strange and unexpected, inspired by the narrative of everyday life happenings and personal experiences.
The illustrator insists he owes his successes to the talented individuals that he continues to surround himself with. He is always looking forward to the next challenging project to conquer.
Awards & Recognition
– MAC Award (Marketing and Communications) on behalf of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Ada County
– Boise Weekly’s Readers Choice Awards for “Best Visual Artist” – 2016, 2017