Shannon Kennedy

New York, NY, USA

Shannon Kennedy was born in 1967 in St. Paul, Minnesota, and has worked as an artist since the early 1990s. Kennedy’s photographs and videos have been shown in the United States in solo exhibitions at Thomson Gallery, Minneapolis (1996), Montgomery Glasoe Fine Art, Minneapolis (1997), the St. Louis Art Museum (1997), the New York Hall of Science, Queens (1999), Dee/Glasoe, New York (2000), and in group exhibitions at Metronom Foundation for Contemporary Art, Barcelona (1993), The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (1996), the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts (1997), The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis (1998), and Dee/Glasoe, New York (2000).

In addition, Kennedy has received numerous fellowships and awards including grants from the Jerome Foundation (1991, 1993, 2000) and McKnight Foundation (1991, 1996), the Minnesota State Arts Board (1994, 2000), and The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Award (1999). Kennedy’s Creative Capital project was presented at Consolidated Works (Seattle) in 2001 and at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco) in 2002.