Kelley Holmes, AIA

Kelley Holmes, AIA

Kelley brings a unique set of skills to the building industry. With an undergraduate degree in architecture and an MFA in Design and Visual Communications from VCU’s graphic design program, Kelley’s well-rounded background gives her a perspective on project details and design. Having worked as both an Exhibit Designer and Architect, she has a strong understanding of how to organize a client’s heritage, culture, and history in a visual way as well as in physical form. In addition to giving back to the local Richmond community through a magnitude of volunteer work, Kelley spends one weekend each summer as an instructor at Virginia Commonwealth University, helping high school students from around the country build graphic design skills in an effort to boost their art and design portfolios for college applications. Kelley loves how BCWH is involved with our community and shares some of our volunteer experiences in the video below.

Affiliations and Education

  • Alice Lehman Sunday Prize Honor Award Recipient, AIA Richmond Chapter
  • Greater Virginia Green Building Council Connect the Dots: Green Schools Challenge Mentor
  • Green Apple Day of Service Volunteer
  • Communities in Schools Volunteer with Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School
  • CANstruction Volunteer
  • ACE Mentor
  • Storefront for Community Design Volunteer
  • Herman Miller We Care Children's Holiday Event Volunteer
  • VCU Arts Summer Intensive Instructor of Graphic Design
  • Richmond Women in Design Steering Committee Member
  • Bachelor of Architecture, Virginia Tech
  • Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • 7 years Architectural Experience
  • 2 years Exhibit Design Experience