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Biography

 

1935

born in St Catharines, Ontario, Canada

1960

OCAD Ontario College of Art, Canada

1963

BFA, University of Buffalo, USA

1965

MFA, Ohio University, USA

1967-1990

Präsident des Nova Scotia College of

 

Art and Design (NSCAD) Halifax,

 

KCanada

 

 

 Selected olo Exhibitions

 

2014

 The Big Five, Emerson Gallery Berlin

2013

 ARTISSIMA - Back to the Future, Kunstmesse

 

 Turin, Italy

 

 BC – PATTISON wall/text painting, OR Gallery,

 

 Vancouver, Canada

 

 MB – GOD!  (text in Window), Art Space 

 

 Building, Winnipeg, Canada

 

 MB –GNK: Photoworks, 1969 – 2011,

 

 Platform  Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada

2012

 ON – Quid Pro Quo and The Four Seasons,

 

 Diaz Contemporary, Toronto, Canada

 

 ON – PATTISON (an exterior wall painting), 

 

 G Gallery, Toronto, Canada

 

 NB – GNK: Photoworks, 1969-2011, Louise

 

 and Reuben Cohen Gallery, University of

 

 Moncton, Moncton, Canada

 

 

Selected Grop Exhibitions

 

2013

 BC – Blank Out, The Apartment, Vancouver,

 

 Canada

 

 Continental Drift (with Canadian Artist),

 

  in the Badischen Kunstverein

 

 Karlsruhe, Germany

2012

 Oh, Canada (with 60+ Canadian Artists),

 

 Mass MoCA, Museum o fContemporary

 

 Art, Massachusetts, USA


 

Awards and Grants

 

2014

 Artist- in-Residence, University of British

 

 Columbia

2011

 Doctor of Fine Arts, honoris causa, NSCAD 

 

 University

2009

 Distinguished Alumni Award, Ohio

 

 University, Athens, Ohio

2004

 The Governor General's Award in the Visual

 

 and Media Arts

2003

 Order of Canada, Member

2000

 The Portia White Prize - awarded by the

 

 Nova Scotia Arts Council

1993

 Honorary Fellowship, the Ontario College of

 

 Art and Design

 

 

Recent Bibliography

 

Stephen Horne, C Magazine, Pattison, Spring 2014, Review

Matthew Carver, Border Crossings, Isssue 126, 2013 Review, Visual Arts

Bryne McLaughlin, Don’t Take Kennedy for Granted, Canadian Art, Online, 2012

Daniel Baird, Kennedy Takes Stock of Phrases, Toronto Star, 2012

Peter Dykhuis, Boundary Breaker, Border Crossings, Summer, 2009

Chris Downs, Facts & Figures: Garry Neill Kennedy, Visual Arts News, Winter 2009

Roald Nasgaard, Abstract Painting in Canada, Douglas & McIntyre, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 2007

Carrie Moyer, Shit Happens/ "In Search of the Miraculous, Continued" The Brooklyn Rail, 2006

Sherri Irvin, Garry Neill Kennedy, catalogue essay – The Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts, 2004 

Sherri Irvin, No More Boring Art, Canadian Art, (spring, 2002) 

Garry Neill Kennedy: Work of Four Decades, catalogue essays, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the National Gallery of Canada, 2000 

 

 

Public Collectins


Acadia University, Wolfville, NS 

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB

Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB

Nova Scotia Art Bank, Halifax, NS

Dalhousie University Art Gallery, Halifax, NS

Museum of Modern Art, NYC, NY

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON

Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver,BC

        


Julia Brodauf
Cathy Busby
Steingrimur Eyfjörd
Thomas Gentner
Rolf Giegold
John Haney
Garry Kennedy
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Jaroslaw Kozlowski
Ae Hee Lee
Inge Mahn
Colette Murphy
Antje Neppach
Leonard Nimoy
Ann Noël
Benjamin Patterson
Mikolaj Polinski
Pawel Polus
Heike Ruschmeyer
Michael Struck
Frank Tornow
Emmett Williams

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