(1896 - 1991)
Kelly Haygood Stevens was active/lived in Texas. Kelly Stevens is known for naive landscape painting.
Biography Kelly Stevens
Stevens, Kelly Haygood, 1896-1991. Mexia, Austin painter, teacher, writer, cabinetmaker.
"Stevens was born in Mexia, Texas. After scarlet fever left him deaf at five, his parents enrolled him in the Texas School for the Deaf, Austin, where he was a student of Nannie Huddle. After graduating about 1914, Stevens enrolled in Gallaudet College, Washington, D.C., studying concurrently at the Corcoran School of Art, where his instructors included Richard Norris Brooke and Edmund Clarence Messer. Gallaudet granted Stevens a bachelor of arts (1920) and later an honorary doctorate of humane letters (1971).
In 1920 Stevens began to teach at the New Jersey School for the Deaf, Trenton, and for a time received in
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