Tim Kennedy

 
Solo Exhibitions
2015       
Tim Kennedy / Paynetown  First Street Gallery  
New York, NY
2012       
Tim Kennedy / Appearances  First Street Gallery  
New York, NY
2011        
Perry Four: The Paintings of Tim Kennedy  Wilson Galleries / Anderson University  
Anderson, IN
2009        
Tim Kennedy / Perry Four  First Street Gallery  New York, NY
2008       
Tim Kennedy / Recent Works in Watercolor  Prima Gallery  Bloomington, IN
Tim Kennedy / Leelanau Journal  Center Gallery / Lake Street Studios  Glen Arbor, MI
2006       
Tim Kennedy / Inside / Outside  Indianapolis Art Center  Indianapolis, IN       
Tim Kennedy / Inside / Outside  First Street Gallery  New York, NY
2004        
Tim Kennedy / Paintings  Ruschman Gallery  Indianapolis, IN
2003       
Tim Kennedy / Domestic Edens  Art Museum of Greater Lafayette  Lafayette, IN
Tim Kennedy / Recent Paintings  First Street Gallery  New York, NY
2001       
Tim Kennedy / Recent Work  Art and Music Center Gallery / Aquinas College                   Grand Rapids, MI  
1999       
Tim Kennedy / Paintings  Richard Stockton College Art Gallery  Pomona, NJ
1996       
Tim Kennedy / Place Settings  First Street Gallery  New York, NY
1993       
Tim Kennedy / Camouflage Paintings  First Street Gallery  New York, NY
1992       
Tim Kennedy / Paintings  Beta Gallery / Suffolk Community College  Brentwood, NY  
1990       
Tim Kennedy / Paintings  Bethune Gallery / University at Buffalo S.U.N.Y.  Buffalo, NY  
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
2015       
A Lineage of American Perceptual Painters  Elizabeth Myers Mitchell Gallery /
St. John’s College  
Annapolis, MD
2014       
Observation and Invention: The Space of Desire  Pennsylvania Academy of the
Fine Arts  
Philadelphia, PA  Curated by Scott Noel
2013       
Continuity and Change / The Return to Figurative Painting: Linda Anderson,                   Rob Anderson, Brian Burt, Tim Kennedy, Eve Mansdorf, Emil Robinson, Aidan                 Schapera  Cincinnati Art Galleries  Cincinnati, OH  Curated by Daniel Brown
2013       
Small is Big / Painting on a Small Scale: Catherine Kehoe, Tim Kennedy, 
Ken Kewley, Eve Mansdorf, EM Saniga    Manifest Gallery   Cincinnati, OH   
2012        
Small is Big / Painting on a Small Scale: Catherine Kehoe, Tim Kennedy, Ken Kewley, Eve Mansdorf, EM Saniga  Grunwald Gallery / Indiana University  Bloomington, IN
2012
Tenses of Landscape: An invitational group exhibition curated by Sam King and               Christopher Lowrance  University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center Gallery                         / 
University of Arkansas Fayetteville  Fayetteville, AK
2012
Lois Dodd: My Students  The Firehouse Center Gallery / The Falcon Foundation   Damariscotta, ME
2008        
Tim Kennedy, Eve Mansdorf: Home Life  Wright Gallery  Northport, MI
2005       
Human Measures / 8 Contemporary Figurative Painters: Michael Ananian, John Dubrow, Ann Gale, Philip Geiger, Tim Kennedy, Eve Mansdorf, Scott Noel,  Katherine Schneider  School of Fine Arts Gallery / Indiana University  Bloomington, IN
2004       
Tim Kennedy, Eve Mansdorf: Paintings    Leeds Gallery, Runyan Center /  Earlham College  Richmond, IN                           
2004       
Contemporary Figurative Paintings: Tim Kennedy, Robert Kingsley, Eve Mansdorf,
Tina Newberry  
Eric Dean Gallery / Wabash College  Crawfordsville, IN
2003       
Terra Firma: Contemporary Indiana Artists Paint the Landscape  Peeler Art Gallery / DePauw University  Greencastle, IN                        
2002       
Tim Kennedy: Watercolors, Jeff and Tom Unzicker: Recent Work  The Gallery Bloomington, IN                                                              
Tim Kennedy, Tim Tozer: Paintings    School of Fine Arts Gallery / Indiana University   Bloomington, IN       
Watercolor: Joseph Byrne, Jil Evans, Phyllis Floyd, Tim Kennedy
Elizabeth Peak  George Billis Gallery  New York, NY
1999 
Water Works: Five Painters Work on Paper  Prince Street Gallery  New York, NY        
1998
Byron Temple, Eve Mansdorf, Tim Kennedy  The Gallery  Bloomington, IN       
Indiana Directions ’98  Indianapolis Art Center  Indianapolis, IN        
Contemporary Still Life: Tim Kennedy, Louise Hamlin  Central Connecticut State University Galleries  
New Britain, CT         
                                  
Traveling Group Exhibitions
Zeuxis / Beyond the Window
February – April 2015  Centre College / Norton Center for the Arts  Danville, KY    
July 2015   Bowery Gallery New York, NY    August - September 2015  University of Tulsa / Hogue Gallery  Tulsa, OK    October – December 2015  Taft School / Mark W. Potter Gallery  Watertown, CT 

Zeuxis / Still, Blue
April - May 2014  Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD    February - March 2014  First Street Gallery, New York, NY   October - November 2013  Wilson Galleries, Anderson University, Anderson, IN    July - August 2013   Schmidt Art Center, Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville, IL
 
Zeuxis / Reflections
March - April 2013  Pennsylvania College of Art and Design   Lancaster, PA    January 2013 The Painting Center  New York, NY    September - October 2012  Coe College / Sinclair Galleries  Cedar Rapids, IA    May - June 2012  Southeast Missouri State University /
Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum  Cape Girardeau, MO    February - March 2012  Lindenwood University / Boyle Family Gallery  Saint Charles, MO
 
Zeuxis / The Common Object
December, 2011 - March, 2012  Maryland Institute College of Art / Meyerhoff Gallery Baltimore, MD    October, 2010  Prince Street Gallery  New York, NY    April - July, 2010  Peninsula Fine Art Center  Newport News, VA    January - February, 2010  Lancaster Museum of Art  Lancaster, PA
 
Zeuxis / In / Out
January - February, 2009  Broome Street Gallery  New York, NY    October - November, 2008  Houghton House Gallery / Hobart and William Smith Colleges Geneva, NY

Zeuxis / Facets of Perception
January - March, 2006  Wiegand Gallery / Notre Dame de Namur University    
Belmont, CA    March - May, 2006  Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art / Snug Harbor Cultural Center  Staten Island, NY   September - October, 2006   Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center Auburn, NY    December 2006 - January 2007  Eleanor D. Wilson Museum / Hollins University  Roanoke, VA    August - September, 2007  Alexandre Hogue Gallery / University of Tulsa  Tulsa, OK
 
Zeuxis / Tabletop Arenas
March - June, 2004  Colby College Museum of Art / Colby College  Waterville, ME
June -  July, 2004  Lori Bookstein Fine Art  New York, NY    September - October, 2004   The Art Gallery / University of New Hampshire  Durham, NH    January -  February, 2005  Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery / Haverford College  Haverford, PA    July - September, 2005  Ohr - O’Keeffe Museum of Art  Biloxi, MS                        
 
Zeuxis / Serial Thinking
March - April, 2001  Wright State University   Dayton, OH    July - August, 2001  Kouros Gallery   New York, NY    October - November, 2001  Augustana College   Rockville, IL
February - March, 2002  Purdue University   West Lafayette, IN
 
Zeuxis / Still Life: The Human Presence
September - October, 1999  University Art Gallery / University of Wisconsin - La Crosse    La-Crosse, WI    November, 1999 - January, 2000  Peninsula Fine Arts Center  New port News, VA    February - March, 2000  Courtyard Gallery / The Washington Studio School  
Washington, DC    April - April, 2000  Erector Square Gallery   New Haven, CT
May - June, 2000  The Painting Center   New York, NY
 
Group Shows
2016        
Summer Landscape Exhibition   Harrison Center for the Arts   Indianapolis, IN
Curated by Nathan Foxton
Polyphony  Wright Gallery  Northport, MI
2015       
Push   Wright Gallery   Northport, MI
2014       
Art is Good   Wright Gallery   Northport, MI
Faculty Artists from IU’s Hope School of Fine Arts  Indiana University Art Museum   Bloomington, IN
2013       
Tapped 4   Manifest Gallery  
Cincinnati, OH
Fresh Paint   Manifest Gallery   Cincinnati, OH
Aquachrome   Manifest Gallery   Cincinnati, OH
The Only Show   Wright Gallery   Northport, MI
Drawing From Perception VII   Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries / Wright State University  Dayton, OH  Juried by Stanley Lewis
2012       
Selections of Gallery Artists   Concept Art Gallery   Pittsburgh, PA
The Watercolor Show   Wright Gallery   Northport, MI
2011       
Observed  Manifest Gallery  
Cincinnati, OH
NUDE 3  Manifest Gallery  Cincinnati, OH
Group Show: “Small Work”  Wright Gallery  Northport, MI
Art Chicago  George Billis Gallery  New York, NY
Contemporary Realism Biennial 2010   Fort Wayne Museum of Art  Fort Wayne, IN
2010       
Group Show: “What You See”   Wright Gallery  
Northport, MI
The Triennial 2010: Faculty Artists from IU’s Hope School of Fine Arts  
Indiana University Art Museum / Indiana University   
Bloomington, IN
2009        
December Exhibition / Gallery B   Soprafina Gallery   Boston, MA
Dreaming in Vivid Color: Arts Council of Indianapolis Creative Renewal Fellows
2007– 2008   
Indianapolis Art Center
   Indianapolis, IN
Group Exhibition / New Works by Gallery Artists   Wright Gallery   Northport, MI
Ways of Thinking / A Group Show by Gallery Artists   Ruschman Gallery  Indianapolis, IN
2008       
Outside the Box: Zeuxis Paints the Landscape   Delaware College of Art and Design   Wilmington, DE
2007       
On Board   Lori Bookstein Fine Art   New York, NY
Holiday Group Exhibition   Ruschman Gallery   Indianapolis, IN   Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts Biennial Faculty Exhibition     
Indiana University Art Museum / Indiana University   
Bloomington, IN
2006       
Watercurrents 2006: The Figure   Lori Bookstein Fine Art   New York, NY
Wildflowers   Prima Gallery   Bloomington, IN
2005       
Bloomington Biennial   Indiana University Art Museum / Indiana University    

Bloomington, IN 2004
2004       
Still Life   g Watson Gallery
   Stonington, ME
Spring Painting Invitational   Neptune Fine Art   New York, NY
George Nick Selects: Realist Painters   Concord Art Association   Concord, MA
2003       
Zeuxis: A Moveable Feast   Westbeth Gallery   New York, NY 
Uncommon Perspectives   Attleboro Museum Center for the Arts  Attleboro, MA 
Faculty Exhibition   Indiana University Art Museum / Indiana University   Bloomington, IN
2002       
Uncommon Perspectives   Hermitage Foundation Museum   Norfolk, VA
Drawing From Perception    Wright State University Art Galleries / Wright State University   Dayton, OH
2001       
Zeuxis / An Association of Still Life Painters   Rittenhouse Fine Art   Philadelphia, PA
Faculty Exhibition   Indiana University / Indiana University Art Museum   Bloomington, IN
2000       
Winter Presents . . .   La Fontsee Galleries   Grand Rapids, MI
Realist Abstraction   MCS Gallery   Easton, PA  
Parallel Lines   Stanley Picker Gallery / Kingston University   London, England 
1999       
fab.art   Stanley Picker Gallery / Kingston University   London, UK 
Object of My Affection   La Fontsee Galleries   Grand Rapids, MI
1998
Zeuxis / Small Works   Sherman Gallery / Boston University
   Boston, MA
Still-Lifes   Lyons Weir Gallery   Chicago, IL
Faculty Exhibition   Grand Valley State University   Allendale, MI
One Thing On Top of Another   Kerygma Gallery   Ridgewood, NJ
The Artist’s Window   Lee Hansley Gallery   Raleigh, NC
1997        
Faculty Exhibition   The Minneapolis College of Art and Design   Minneapolis, MN 
1996       
Out of Brooklyn   Kentler International Drawing Space   Brooklyn, NY
Still Life   Hackett Freedman Gallery   San Francisco, CA
Drawing From Perception   Wright State University Art Galleries   Dayton, OH
The 33rd Irene Leache Memorial Exhibition   The Chrysler Museum of Art   Norfolk, VA
1995       
Small Paintings   First Street Gallery   New York, NY
1994       
Artistas en Residencia, Otono 1994: Marcelo Ferder, Tim Kennedy, Mark Lineweaver, Melquiades RosarioPaul Santoleri, Monica Volonteri   La Galeri´a / Altos de Chavon  
La Romana, Dominican Republic
1993       
Drawing 1993   Brigham Young University   Provo, UT   Juror: Harvey Breverman
1992       
Still Life Today: Recapturing its Essence   Scott Alan Fine Arts, Inc.   New York, NY Curator: Antonio Alvarez
Through a Glass Darkly   First Street Gallery   New York, NY
JFK: Myth and Denial   B4A Gallery   New York, NY   Curators: Kevin Teare and
Renee Fotouhi
1991       
23rd Juried Show   Allentown Art Museum   Allentown, PA   Juror: Cheryl Brutvan            
Close Scrutiny   Art in General   New York, NY   Curators: Holly Block and Martin Weinstein
New Directions ‘91   Barrett House /  Dutchess County Art Association   Poughkeepsie, NY   Juror: Richard Armstrong   34th Chautauqua National Exhibition of American Art Chautauqua Art   Association Galleries / The Chautauqua Institution   Chautauqua, NY
Juror: Christopher Riopelle
Landscape, A Group Show   Cleaver Callahan Gallery   New York, NY
1990       
Plein  Air   Ammo Artists Exhibition Space   Brooklyn, NY  
1989
55 Mercer Invitational Show   55 Mercer Gallery
   New York, NY  
1988
Hudson River Open ’88   The Hudson River Museum
   Yonkers, NY   Jurors: Irving Sandler, Grace Glueck, Barbara Bloemink  
Real Democracy: Four Walls at White Columns   White Columns   New York, NY  
Curator: Adam Simon
1987       
East Village  ’87   Nite Gallery   New York, NY 
Expanding Views, Vanishing Points   Ammo Gallery   Brooklyn, NY
1986       
First Impressions: Recent Monotypes by 15 Artists   The Allan Frumkin Gallery   
New York, NY   Curator: George Adams
Works on Paper   The Salena Gallery / Long Island University   Brooklyn, NY  
Juror: Peter Frank
1985       
Good Things Come in Small Packages   Bowery Gallery   New York, NY 
Surplus: Today’s Art in an Over Populated City   Exit Art   New York, NY  
Curator: Jeanette Ingberman
 
Blogs
2012       
Interview with Tim Kennedy   Painting Perceptions http://paintingperceptions.com/2012/03   Interview conducted by Larry Groff 
Small is Big   Powers of Observation
http://www.powersofobservation.com/2012/01/small-is-big.html
Paintings from the exhibition and Tim Kennedy essay published.      
2003       
Working From Life / An Interview with Tim Kennedy   Studio Matters / Notes                   and Commentary   http://www.maureenmullarkey.com/essays/kennedy.html
Interview conducted by Maureen Mullarkey

Selected Reviews, Articles and Publications
2015       
Story of a Portrait   
The Artist’s Magazine   Cincinnati, OH   by Tim Kennedy  
March 2016 issue
2014       
Idylls and Pleasures: 
The Paintings of Tim Kennedy   The Artist’s Magazine
Cincinnati, OH   by John A. Parks   June 2014 issue
Observation and Invention: The Space of Desire   Pennsylvania Academy of
the Fine Arts  
Philadelphia, PA   catalog essay by Scott Noel                  
2013       
Gazes and Shadows: Continuity and Change: The Return to Figurative Painting  
Aeqai  
by Jonathan Kamholtz   May 22, 2013   Cincinnati, OH
Little Paintings, Big Ideas at Manifest   Cincinnati Enquirer   by Jackie Demaline  
March 7, 2013   Cincinnati, OH
2012       
Small is Big   Grunwald Gallery of Art / Indiana University   by Tom Rhea   October 2012   Bloomington, IN
Small is Big   Artworks / WFIU   with Yael Ksander   November 13, 2012
International Painting Annual 2   Manifest Creative Research Center and
Drawing Gallery   
Cincinnati, OH
Lois Dodd and Her Students / A Selection of Artists Who Studied With Lois Dodd   
The Firehouse Center for the Falcon Foundation   
by Emily Dewey         
2011       
Observed / Consumption   Manifest V58 (catalog) September 2011
Manifest Creative Research Center and Drawing Gallery
NUDE 3 / Go Ahead … Touch Me!   Manifest V56 (catalog) August 2011
Manifest Creative Research Center and Drawing Gallery
2010       
Domestic Scenes   Fine Art Connoisseur   Collector Savvy   by David Masello   
May / June 2010
2009        
Interview with Tim Kennedy   Artworks / WFIU   with Yael Ksander   March 10, 2009
2008       
Tim Kennedy at Prima Gallery   The Hoosier Times   by Tom Rhea   August 17, 2008
2007       
On Board / Lori Bookstein Fine Art   The New York Sun  by Maureen Mullarkey
July 19, 2007
2006       
Making Connections to Other Artists, Past and Present   American Artist Magazine   
by M. Stephen Doherty   September Issue
Finding Beauty in the Mundane   The New York Sun   by Maureen Mullarkey
March 16, 2006
2003       
Artist Looks to Everyday Life for Inspiration   Lafayette Journal and Courier 
by Tim Bourk   Sunday September 7, 2003
Painting Shapes, Not Illusions   Watercolor Magazine   by M. Stephen Doherty   
Summer 2003
The Paintings of Tim Kennedy   First Street Gallery   by Scott Noel
Interview with Tim Kennedy   Studiomatters  with Maureen Mullarkey          
2002       
Safe as Houses   Hoosier Times by Lydia Finkelstein   November 24, 2002
2001        
21 Reasons to View Still Lifes   The New York Observer  by Mario Naves  August 13, 2001
A Gentle Presence: Exhibit Illustrates Kennedy’s Tender Touch   The Paper
by Jane C. Knol   January 25 - 31, 2001
2000       
Currently Hanging   The New York Observer by Mario Naves    June 19, 2000
1998       
Viewpoints Onto Eternity: Mansdorf and Kennedy at the Gallery
Bloomington Independent
by Tom Rhea   November 19 - 25, 1998 
1998 
Art Center’s Rich Potpourri  Includes Five Judged State’s Best   The Indianapolis Star by Steve Mannheimer   Sunday, November 1, 1998          
1996       
Exhibition Essay   First Street Gallery   by Robert Berlind          
1992       
Still Life Today: Recapturing its Essence   Scott Alan Fine Arts, Inc.  
Exhibition Essay by Antonio Alvarez          
23rd Juried Show at Allentown Art Museum   Art Matters   by Peter Schore  Thru March 1
1987        
Group Show, Nite, March 7 - 28   108, An East Village   Review by Marcy Edelstein

Articles Published
2015        
Story of a Portrait   The Artist’s Magazine
   March 2016   Cincinnati, OH
Paynetown   First Street Gallery   Exhibition Essay
Slow Hand   Grunwald Gallery   Essay for the Exhibition
2013        
What is Contemporary?   Aeqai   
September 2013 
My Favorite Martian   Aeqai   July/ August 2013
Review of Marcel Duchamp in Munich Lenbachhaus Galerie Munich, Germany
2012      
Small is Big   Grunwald Gallery   
Essay for the Exhibition
Appearances   First Street Gallery   Exhibition Essay
2009        
Perry Four   First Street Gallery
   Exhibition Essay
2006        
Inside / Outside   
First Street Gallery  
Exhibition Essay
2005        
Human Measures   SoFA Gallery   
Exhibition Essay
1992        
Through a Glass Darkly   First Street Gallery   
Exhibition Essay
1989        
Ned Small   First Street Gallery
   Exhibition Essay
1985        
Michele Owings at R.C. Erpf   Arts Magazine   
Summer Issue

Grants and Awards
2014        
Individual Artist Grant   The Clark Hulings Fund

2008        
Individual Artist Grant   Indiana Arts Commission

2007        
Artist in Residence   Glen Arbor Art Association   
Glen Arbor, MI       
Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship   Arts Council of Indianapolis

2005        
Individual Artist Grant   Indiana Arts Commission

2002        
Individual Artist Grant   Indiana Arts Commission

1997        
Individual Artist Grant   
The Pollock Krasner Foundation

1994        
Individual Artist Grant   The Pollock Krasner Foundation

1994        
Artist in Residence   Altos de Chavon   
La Romana, Dominican Republic
1991        
Chautauqua Art Association Galleries Purchase Award    Chautauqua Art Association 

1990        
Individual Artist Grant   Artists Space   
New York, NY

Teaching and Work Experience
2000 –      
Indiana University / Bloomington
  Bloomington, IN   Senior Lecturer / Painting 
1998/00   
Grand Valley State University   
Allendale, MI   Assistant Professor
1997        
Minneapolis College of Art and Design   
Minneapolis, MN   Visiting Artist 
1994        
Altos de Chavon   
La Romana, Dominican Republic   Visiting Artist

Education
1984      
Brooklyn College C.U.N.Y.   
Brooklyn, NY   MFA
1980      
The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture   
Skowhegan, ME
1979      
The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture   
Skowhegan, ME
1977      
Carnegie-Mellon University   
Pittsburgh, PA  BFA
 

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