Name

Devin K. Kenny

About

Examples of my sound-based and concept-based projects are available at:

http://soundcloud.com/devin-kkenny

http://studioworkout.tumblr.com

http://www.daddybydaddy.com

http://www.youtube.com/devinkk

@devinkkenny on twitter

http://www.daddybydaddy.com

EDUCATION | RESIDENCIES

2011-
UCLA
Master of Fine Arts

2009-2009

Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

2009-2005

Cooper Union for the Adv. Of Science and Art
Bachelor of Fine Arts

2008

Gerrit Rietveld Academie (Voorheen Audiovisuel Program)

TEXTS

text for The Hand Presents: Public Sculpture edited by Maren Miller August 2011
text for Swag the Fuck out edited by Keith R. Knittel September 2011
"'Cause I look like a cloud" July 2011 http://pooool.info/ edited by Louis Doulas

PERFORMANCES/LECTURES
2011 Devin KKenny at Freak City (part of Swag The Fuck Out, curated by K. Knittel), Hollywood, CA
2011 Devin Kenny at Poetry Foundation, Chicago IL
2011 Devin KKenny at Recess, curated by Simone Leigh and Madeleine Hunt-Ehrlich
2011 Devin KKenny at the New School of Design for Photofeast
2011 Studio Workout at The Cove, Brooklyn NY
2010 Devin KKenny at Beauty Bar, Chicago IL
2010 Photo Feast! at ISCP,Brooklyn NY
2010 Devin KKenny at Like The Spice Gallery, Brooklyn NY
2010 Devin KKenny at Swarthmore College PA
2010 Devin KKenny at Don Pedro's, Brooklyn NY
2010 A fissure at Santo's Party House NYC
2010 Sunday Brunch Concert Series at 1439 Myrtle Ave. Brooklyn, NY
2010 Belle of the Ball at Plaza Hotel curated by Jacob Gossett NYC
2010 Sculpture Storage at La Mama Galleria NYC
2010 The Cave 255 Mckibbin st. Brooklyn NYC
2010 One-Night Stands at Bronx Art Space curated by Melissa Calderon Bronx, NY
2009 Performa 09 Art History with Benefits with the BHQF
2009 Prelude 09 Art History with Benefits with the BHQF
2009 Lil Wayne and Walter Benjamin (WWWD?), performed at Bushwick Star Brooklyn, NY curated by Audrey Berman and Pete Deevakul
2009 Chances are... performed at Club Love, Madison, ME
2009 Blame it on the DJ performed at Day-Blake, Madison, ME
2009 Annual Reports performed at Cake Shop, NY, NY
2008 Devin KKenny performed at OCCII, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2008 Devin KKenny performed at Het Roode Bioscoop, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
2008 Annual Reports performed at Cake Shop, NY, NY
2008 Annual Reports performed at Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY
2008 Where art goes to die, Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo, the Netherlands
2008 Where art goes to die, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
2007 Arguments against the production of anything, as part of the Lecture Series curated by Emily Grenader. Home of David Feinstein NYC
2007 Where art goes to die, Metropolitan Museum of Art. NY,NY
2007 Where art goes to die, Museum of Modern Art. NY,NY
2007 Where art goes to die, Hirshhorn Museum. Washington, D.C.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2011 at The Loom (as part of the DADDY collective) curated by Nyssa Frank 1087 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn

2010 Art Is... at Dash Gallery (as part of the DADDY collective) curated by Nyssa Frank
172 Duane St. NYC

2010
Topless , 43.35 10th St. LIC Queens,NY curated by Kevin Gallagher

2010
I know what you did last summer. St. Cecilia's Convent Brooklyn NY

2010
Brucennial: Miseducation curated by BHQF and Vito Schnabel
350 West Broadway NYC

2010
QVNOXW
curated by Scott Keightley at 86 Forsyth NYC

2009
Mayflowers, curated by Scott Keightley. New York, NY

2009
New Deal, Art Production Fund curated by Kyle Thurman and Matt Moravec. New York,

2009
The Antepenultimate Jubilee, Houghton Gallery Cooper Union co-curated with Eric Mack with asst. by Eleanor Swordy. New York, NY

2008
You Are Invited, Service Garage curated by Bernd Trasberger, Amsterdam, NL

2007
For All We Know , 2nd Floor Lobby Cooper Union curated by Eric Mack. New York, NY

2007
The Lavender Show, Houghton Gallery Cooper Union curated by Ben Seltzer.
New York,NY

2006
Lo-fine, Great Hall Gallery Cooper Union curated by Devin Kenny and Alana Fitzgerald.

2006
Version Festival: Urban Gardening/Exterior Decorating, Iron Works Studios curated by Elisa Harkins and Ed Marszewski. Chicago, IL

2005
Pale Student of the Unhallowed Arts Acme Artworks, curated by Bert Stabler. Chicago,IL

2004
collaboration with God Bless Graffiti Coalition: The Interventionists, MassMOCA curated by Josh MacPhee. Northadams, MA

FELLOWSHIPS | AWARDS

2009

  Alex Katz Fellowship for Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

2008

  O’Brien Travel Scholarship

2005-2009

   George M. Pullman Foundation Fellowship, Walter Payton Memorial Scholarship,

Irma Giustino-Weiss Fellowship

Selected PRESS:

http://www.whybluematters.com/?p=1788/
http://slowcontent.tumblr.com/post/3509959194/friday-interview-with-devin-kenny/
http://bushwickbk.com/2009/08/25/contemporary-art-lilwayne-magic/

Skills

  • Adobe Creative suite
  • Microsoft office
  • Artbase
  • Filemaker Pro
  • Typing 98 wpm
  • photo-retouching
  • photography
  • lighting
  • film and slide scanning
  • Camera RAW
  • Art Handling
  • Light Carpentry
  • ProTools
  • FinalCut Pro
  • Human Resources
  • Writing (copy-editing