1 August 2014

EDUCATION

 

2010

MFA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

 

2006 – 08

Städelschule, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt, Germany

 

2005

BFA, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH

 

2004

New York Studio Program, New York, NY

 

2003

Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy

 

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2015

successpool, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

2013

Mixed Messages, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Art Los Angeles Contemporary, solo presentation, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2012

Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2009

Jancar Jones Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2007

Tschoperl, Frankfurt, Germany

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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

Bloom, co-curated with Orion Martin, Bel Ami, Los Angeles, CA

Dragon Polishes the Pearl, Arturo Bandini, Los Angeles, CA

 

2016

LOW, organized by Michael DeLucia and Ethan Greenbaum, Lyles & King, New York, NY

 

2015

Sylvia Bataille, organized by Adam Marnie and Rebecca Matalon, JOAN, Los Angeles, CA

The Slick & The Sticky, co-curated with Vanessa Place, Various Small Fires, Los Angeles, CA

Mending Wall, curated by Alexis Rose, The Pit, Glendale, CA

 

2014

24/7, curated by Alex Bacon and Harrison Tenzer, Rail Curatorial Projects, Miami Beach, FL

National Gallery, curated by Chewdays, Grand Century, New York, NY

Another Cats Show, 356 Mission Road, Los Angeles, CA

Cogwheels Carved in Wood, curated by Jonathan Griffin, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2013

Surface Area, Favorite Goods, curated by Lauren Christiansen, Los Angeles, CA


Still Life Picture Plane, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

PAINT THINGS: Beyond the Stretcher, deCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

Stand-In, Albert Baronian, Brussels, Belgium

Beyond the Object, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy

Territory, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2012

Sean Kennedy / Chadwick Rantanen, UNTITLED, New York, NY

Mathew Cerletty, Sean Kennedy, Mateo Tannatt, Mary Mary, Glasgow, UK

Pure Smoke Culture, Anthony Greaney, Boston, MA

Needles in the Camel’s Eye, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

The Thing Itself, Chapman University, Orange, CA

 

2011

Negotiation of Objects, Actual Size LA, Los Angeles, CA

TBD/TCB, Paredon Blanco, Los Angeles, CA

Beige and Plastic, Khastoo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2009

Group Show, Sister Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2008

Einen Roland für einen Oliver, Kunstverein Wilhelmshöhe Ettlingen, Ettlingen, Germany

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CURATORIAL

2016 – present

Co-founder/partner, POTTS, Alhambra, CA

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RESIDENCIES

 

2007

Lademoen Kunstnerverksteder Artist in Residence, Trondheim, Norway

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SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2018

Varichon, Mona, “Critics’ Picks: Bloom,” Artforum, September, 2018. http://artforum.com

 

2016

Downey, Walker, “Exhibition Spotlight: LOW at Lyles & King,” ArtBinder, February 26, 2016. http://artbinder.com

 

2015

D’Angelo, Madelaine, “Shows Not to Miss,” Huffington Post, October 21, 2015. 12:26 pm. http://huffingtonpost.com/arts

Indrisek, Scott, “5 Must-See Shows in New York,” Blouin Artinfo, October 22, 2015. http://blouinartinfo.com

Schlenker, Kenneth, “New Sean Kennedy & Samara Golden shows: ArtList’s 3 must-see shows,” Whitewall, October 16, 2015. http://whitewallmag.com

Halle, Howard, “The top five New York art shows this week,” TimeOut, October 12, 2015. http://timeout.com

Herbert, Martin, “Martin Herbert picks ten October 2015 shows you don’t want to miss,” ArtReview, October 2015, 37.

Steadman, Ryan, “Weekend Edition: 10 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before September 13,” New York Observer, September 10, 2015. 4:37 pm. http://observer.com/art/

Horst, Aaron, “The Slick & the Sticky at Various Small Fires,” Contemporary Art Review LA, June 30, 2015. http://contemporaryartreview.la

 

2014

Brown, Laura, “ The Mediating Screen as Subject,” Eye Contact, June 3, 2014. http://eyecontactsite.com

Diehl, Travis, “Fast, Flat and Out of Control, Review: Sean Kennedy: Mixed Messages,” X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly, Summer 2014, 20-27.

Ochi, Pauli, “Conversation | Jonathan Griffin,” Art Blitz Los Angeles (blog). April 18, 2014. http://artblitzla.com

 

2013

Hudson, Suzanne, “Sean Kennedy,” Artforum, December, 2013. 271.

Griffin, Jonathan, “Sean Kennedy,” Frieze, November-December, 2013. 194.

Diner, Eli, “Critics’ Picks: Sean Kennedy,” Artforum, 30 September, 2013. http://artforum.com

Lorent, Claude, “Les Belles Illusions,” Arts Libre, 28 June – 4 July, 2013. 12-15.

Carmichael, Elisa, “25 Artists to Watch in 2013,” Complex Magazine, January 2, 2013. http://www.complex.com

McQuaid, Cate, “What’s up in Local Art Galleries,” Boston Globe, January 1, 2013. 42.

Solway, Diane, “Fair Enough,” W Magazine, December 11, 2013. http://www.wmagazine.com

Bloch, Sam, “A Benefit Auction for the Emerging Artists of Los Angeles,” Artsy, January, 2014. https://artsy.net

Parkos Arnall, January, “There’s no there there… or is there? Art Los Angeles Contemporary at the Barker Hanger,” LA Art Theory (blog). January 30, 2013. http://la-art-theory.com

Finwall Ryan, Jenna, “In Case of Emergency, Break Glass,” ArtSlant Street, March 27, 2013. http://www.artslantstreet.com

“SFAQ Pick: “MIXED MESSAGES” solo exhibition by Sean Kennedy at Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles,” San Francisco Arts Quarterly, September, 2013. http://www.sfaqonline.com

Steverlynck, Sam, “Stand-In: inflations ou ellipses visuelles,” Agenda Magazine (blog). May 30, 2013. 3:54 pm. http://www.agendamagazine.be

Dubois, Colette, “Stand-in,” HART Magazine, June 6, 2013. 25.

 

2012

Russeth, Andrew, “Sean Kennedy’s Hanging Platform at Untitled,” New York Observer. July 13, 2012. 5:00 pm. http://observer.com/art/

Haber, John, “An Everyday Minimalism,” HaberArts (blog). July, 2012. http://www.haberarts.com

Tuck, Geoff, “Sean Kennedy at Thomas Duncan,” Notes on Looking (blog). June 5, 2012. http://notesonlooking.com

“Agenda: Sean Kennedy,” Mousse Magazine, June, 2012. 68.

Davis, Michael, “Mathew Cerletty, Sean Kennedy, Mateo Tannatt,” The List, December 17, 2012. http://www.list.co.uk

 

2009

Baker, Kenneth, “Sean Kennedy at Jancar Jones Gallery,” San Francisco Chronicle, November 21, 2009. E-3.