NICK KENNEDY - CV

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Studio Address: Studio 3, Cobalt Studios, 10-12 Boyd Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE2 1AP

Solo exhibitions

2016 We Are All Measured Together, Platform A, Middlesbrough, UK
2015 Some Possible Truths, Customs House, South Shields, UK
2013 Timecasting, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
2011 Degrees of Freedom, DLI Museum and Durham City Art Gallery, Durham, UK
2011 Fautlines (7 Days), Gateshead Council Shop Art programme, Gateshead Town Centre, UK
2010 Waiting for an Accident to Happen, Foundry Lane Studios, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK


Selected group exhibitions

2019 8 Lines, curated by Saturation Point, Platform A, Middlesbrough, UK
2019 Marked Transitions, The Auxiliary, Middlesbrough, UK
2018 Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize, Touring exhibition, UK
2018 Latest Edition, curated by Navigator North, Touring exhibition, UK
2017 Moving on up, Moving on out, Newbridge Project, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
2015 A Foreign Encounter, Galerie Foe, Munich, Germany
2015 I'm Ten, IMT Gallery, London, UK
2015 North Contemporary, curated by Platform A, Warrington, UK
2015 Stable, Platform A, Middlesbrough, UK
2014 Chance Finds Us, mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, UK
2014 The Art Lending Library, Touring exhibition, UK
2013 Tip of the Iceberg: Art from Up North, Contemporary Art Society, London, UK
2013 Orders of Scale, Northern Print, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
2013 What Is Drawing, Customs House, South Shields, UK
2012 A Private Affair, Harris Museum and Gallery, Preston, UK
2012 At Play 4, South Hill Park, Bracknell and OVADA, Oxford, UK
2012 Powerhouse, Smiths Row, Bury St Edmunds, UK
2011 Neon+Vinyl, Plusartsprojects, Londonewcastle Project Space, London, UK
2010 We All Own the Mona Lisa, Newbridge Space, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
2010 Instructions for Initial Conditions, Drift Station/ Parallax, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
2010 Newcastle Gateshead Art Fair (Emerging artist nominated by ACA), Sage, Gateshead, UK
2010 Preparing the Ground, ACAdovetail, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
2010 Brick By Brick: small scale wall works by 24 artists, Foundry Lane Studios, Newcastle upon Tyne
2009 Anonymous Drawings No.10, Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
2009 Fourdayslong, Centre for Recent Drawing, London, UK
2009 Newcastle Gateshead Art Fair (Emerging artist nominated by Globe Gallery), Sage, Gateshead
2009 The Mechanics of Drawing, Jagged Art, London, UK
2009 Setting the Fell on Fire, ACAdovetail, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
2008 Most at Home, Spectacles and Carpets, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
2008 Draw a Line, Follow It, ACAshop, Allenheads , UK
2008 More Today than Yesterday, Globe Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
2008 Open Shop 2, ACAshop, Allenheads, Northumberland, UK
2007 Open Shop 1, ACAshop, Allenheads, Northumberland, UK
2007 Newcastle University Degree Show 07, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Commissions

2012 Faultlines (Anthropometric Variations), Smiths Row, Bury St Edmunds (Temporary participatory work commissioned for the exhibition Powerhouse)
2010 Fautlines (7 Days), Gateshead Council Empty Shop Programme, Gateshead Town Centre (Temporary public commission, November/ December 2010)

Residencies / Awards

2015 Arts Council Grants for the Arts Award
2014 Arts Council Grants for the Arts Award
2010 Turning Point North East Critical Dialogue Bursary
2009/10 4 month Creative Residency, xsite Architecture, Foundry Lane Studios Newcastle upon Tyne
2007-08 12 month Residency, Allenheads Contemporary Art, Allenheads, Northumberland

Curatorial

2014 Chance Finds Us, mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (Co-curated with Anne Vibeke Mou)
2010 Preparing the Ground, ACAdovetail, Newcastle upon Tyne (Co-curated with Allenheads Contemporary Art)
2010 '9', ACAdovetail, Newcastle upon Tyne (Co-curated with Allenheads Contemporary Art)
2010 Brick By Brick: small scale wall works by 24 artists, Foundry Lane Studios, Newcastle upon Tyne
2008 Draw a Line, Follow It, ACAshop, Allenheads

Publications

2021 Vitamin D3 – New Perspectives in Drawing. Phaidon, London, UK (forthcoming)
2014 Chance Finds Us, mima, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art. Published by mima, Middlesbrough
2013 Nick Kennedy, Rachael Clewlow, Alex Charrington. Published by Northern Print, Newcastle.
2012 Drawing Paper 5, Artist publication.
2010 Brick by Brick: small scale wall works by 24 artists. Self published at Blurb.com.
2008 Draw a Line, Follow it. Limited edition, handmade book of lithographs, produced by Hole Editions. Published by Allenheads Contemporary Arts.

Education

2003 – 2007 Newcastle University, BA (hons) Fine Art (1st)
2002 – 2003 Cleveland College of Art and Design, Foundation (Distinction)

Reviews

http://www.saturationpoint.org.uk/8%20Lines%20review.html
http://www.corridor8.co.uk/online/review-chance-finds-us-middlesbrough-institute-of-modern-art-middlesbrough/
http://thisistomorrow.info/articles/chance-finds-us
http://www.corridor8.co.uk/online/review-nick-kennedy-laing-art-gallery-newcastle-upon-tyne/
http://thisistomorrow.info/articles/nick-kennedy-timecasting
http://www.cvan.org.uk/news/2014/10/11/spotlight-interview-chance-finds-us

Profile Film
https://vimeo.com/113591546 (Commissioned by Contemporary Visual Arts Network in 2014)

 

 

 
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