Kay Kenny

Received a BFA from Syracuse University, MA from Rutgers University, and MFA from Syracuse University (all in Visual Arts).
Painter, photographer. Writes art criticism and articles on the visual arts for arts magazines. Photography teacher for over twenty years at New York University, and the International Center of Photography in New York City.
2016 Individual Artist Fellowship NJSCA, 2015 Legacy Award, Griffin Museum of Photography, 2009 Honorable Mention in FineArts Photography Lucie Awards. Three-time recipient of NJSCA fellowship award. Numerous one-person shows, most recently in Medellin, Columbia, Taipei,Taiwan, Lubbock, Texas and New York City. Curated several exhibits, including ”Memory & Loss”, a five-person photo-based exhibit at the Mary Anthony Gallery in New York City. Her work is in several notable corporate, museum and private collections. Recent publications about her work include Photography’s Antiquarian Avant-Garde, by Lyle Rexer, Abrams Publishing, Light & Lens,Photography in the Digital Age, & Photographic Possibilities by Robert Hirsch, Focal Press as well as several other photography books. Photo Insider Magazine featured an interview with her about her work in their June issue 2001.

Her co-curated exhibit (with Orville Robertson) “Manifestations: Photographs of Men”, opened at the Southeast Museum of photography in 2004.

Corporate and Public Collections include Pfizer Corporation, New York, NY
The Buhl Collection, New York, NY, Southern Alleghenies Museum, Loretto, PA, Colombo Centro Americano, Medellin,Colombia, Prudential Insurance Company,Newark,NJ, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, Bristol-Meyers Squibb, Lawrenceville, NJ. Taiwan Photo-Fest, Taipei, Taiwan, Nantong Museum, China, Brooklyn Museum Artist Books Collection, Newark Public Library Artist Books Collection,Philadelphia Free Public Library, PNC Corp., New Brunswick, NJ, Provident Bank,NJ

For more information please visit her website www.kaykenny.com

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