Kellie Grengs, M.F.A.
- Senior Lecturer/Costume Designer , Human Communication and Theatre
Kellie Grengs holds an M.F.A. in Costume Design from Tulane University, New Orleans, LA and a B.S. in Apparel Design and Manufacturing from the University of Wisconsin – STOUT. Originally, from the St. Paul, MN area, Kellie has taught theatrical design and public speaking in higher education for over twenty years. She was previously the Costume Director and Designer at Loyola University, New Orleans and has over eighty design credits in her portfolio on various stages in the New Orleans area.
Film work includes HGTV specials, personal costume assistant to Morgan Freeman on “God Project” as well as numerous small independent films. She had the honor of being the personal costume assistant to Joan Rivers for her touring shows in the New Orleans area.
Kellie managed New Orleans designer, author, and lecturer Beverly Reese Church for over twenty-five years where she marketed her books, contracted national lectures, maintained social media platforms, website, and managed all aspects of the company. In addition, she managed an architectural glass studio, which designed works for public and private spaces nationally and internationally.
Kellie is an avid photographer and her published work was in monthly publications of “New Orleans Homes and Lifestyles”, “St. Charles Avenue” and a curated selection in the annual “Southern Glossary”. She is the owner of Kellie Lynn Designs and sells photography wholesale online that directly benefits the causes she supports including animal welfare.
Kellie has worked on fundraisers for nonprofits for over twenty years and looks forward to engaging the San Antonio community to support the arts and animal welfare.