CV

Alexandra Kennedy (NZ) is a practising artist, exhibiting nationally and internationally. She teaches at the Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand, where she is the Postgraduate Coordinator and a Principal Lecturer.

2017
Open Systems. Curation of group show, Antwerp Art Weekend, 19-21 May 2017, Antwerp, BE., with Egbert Aerts (NL/BE), Stefan Annerel (BE), Kristien Dirkx (BE), Peter Hulsmans (BE), Noel Ivanoff (NZ), Michael Laird (US/BE), Fred Michiels (BE) and Ruth van Haren Noman (BE).

Asymmetries. Solo show at Abstract Project, Paris, FR., 5-13 July 2017.
http://www.abstract-project.com/

Anything Could Happen. Group show, Yu Gallery, Shanghai, China, 8th May – 9th June 2017.

Random Systems. Solo show at Factory 49, Sydney, AU., 5th – 14th October 2017.

“The Fondation Louis Vuitton” in Art and Design: History, Theory, Practice. Edited by Peter Stupples and Jane Venis. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017: 129-143.

A privileged space for a contemporary ritual. Group show curated by Fred Michels (BE), Tamines, BE., 18 May 2017.

2016
Contrapoint, exhibition of paintings with Michelle Le Dain (AU), Factory 49 Paris Pop Up, 23 June - 16 July 2016, Paris, FR.

Factory 49 Annual Group Show, 4-13 August 2016, Sydney, AU.

2015
Group Show, Factory 49 Annual Group Show, Sydney, AU., 615th August 2015.
Group show, State of Princes Gallery, Dunedin, NZ., 2-16th October 2015.

2014
Group Show, Factor 44, Antwerp, Belguim, 2-25 April 2014.
Solo Show, Sydney Non-Objective Contemporary Art Projects, 4 May–2 June 2014.
Group Show, Factory 49 Annual Group Show, Sydney, AU.,6-16th Aug 2014.
Group Show, Forrester Gallery Oamaru & Aigantighe Gallery Timaru, NZ., July– Oct 2014.

2013
Primary Structures, Solo Show, Factory 49, Sydney, AU., November 2013.
Factory 4, Annual Group Show, Factory 49, Marrickville, Sydney, AU., 24 July-3 Aug 2013.
Precise Operations. Group Show, Factor 44, Antwerp, BE. Participating artists: Alexandra Kennedy, Clary Stolte, Alain Biltereyst, Noel Ivanoff, Monique Jansen, Leigh Martin. 15-29 March 2013.
Collection 4, Group Show curated by Adrian Clement, Articulate Upstairs, Artist Project Space, Sydney, AU., 22 July - 18 August 2013.

2012
Tiny Abstracts of Today: a momentary lapse of contemporary abstract (aka concrete), Galerie Martin Van Blerk, Antwerp, BE., 1st - 30th June 2012. Group curated show with artists: Arno Mertens, Dennis Tyfus, Jan van den Dobbelsteen, Karin van Pinxteren, Nel Aerts, Ruth Van Haren Noman, Vaast Colson, Michael Laird, Philip Janssens, Anton van Schalkwijk, Roeland Zijlstra, Danielle Lemaire, Marc Nagtzaam, Egbert Aerts.

New Voids: An Exhibition of Interventions with Found Objects. a Gallery, Dunedin, NZ., 10 May - 3 June 2012. Solo show.

Finalist, Wallace Art Award 2012. Travelling Finalists Exhibition, The Pah Homestead, Auckland, 3 September - 11 November 2012, Pataka Museum, Wellington, 1 December 2012 - 24 February 2013 and Walllace Gallery, Morrinsville, 13 March - 5 May 2013.

Group, Antoinette Godkin Group Show, Auckland, NZ, 4 May 2012 - 9 June 2012.

Group Show, Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland, NZ., with Moninque Jansen, Kathy Barry and Sarah Munro. Opening 21st February 2011.

Antoinette Godkin Gallery Summer Show. 25 November 2011 - 24 January 2012. Auckland, NZ.

2011

Poste Concret. Group show of postcard sized works sent via 'la Poste' by invited artists. Paris Concret, Paris, FR. 6-30 August 2011.

Objectivity, Group Show, ParisConcret, Paris, France, 2nd - 30th July 2011.

Factory 49 Annual Group Show, 27nd June - 6th August, 2011. Factory 49, Sydney, AU.

Group Show, Galerie bij de Boeken, Ulft, Netherlands.
4th April - 14th May 2011.

Spatial Intervals, Non-Objective Group Show, Factory 49, Sydney, AU, 23rd March - 16th April 2011.

Meta Materials, solo show, Factory 49, Sydney, Australia.
9 - 19th February, 2011.

Anisotrophy, solo show, Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin, New Zealand.
25 January – 5 March, 2011.

Lecturer, Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand.

2010

Off-site project for Factory 49, Sydney, AU. Aurora Biscuit Factory site work. 19 December 2010 - 2 April 2011.

Group Show, Duende Foundation, Rotterdam, Netherlands, March, 2010.
Roxane Borujerdi (FR) http://www.roxaneborujerdi.com/
Alexandra Kennedy (NZ) http://alxkennedy.com
Sonia Rijnhout (NL) http://www.soniarijnhout.nl/
Bass Schevers (NL) http://www.basschevers.nl/
http://duendestudios.nl/activities/view/work_residents_march10/

Particles in Space, wall work (solo show), Argument vertoningstruimte, Art Project Space, Tilburg, Netherlands, 7 – 14th February 2010.
http://www.argument-tilburg.nl/agenda.html

Artist in Residence, Duende Foundation Artists Initiative, Rotterdam, Netherlands. January–March 2010. http://duendestudios.nl/about/

Lecturer, Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand

2009

I Love You To Distraction (new takes on abstraction).
Alexandra Kennedy and Miranda Parkes, 23rd October – 17th November 2009, Gallery 33, Wanaka, New Zealand. http://www.gallery33.co.nz/

Preview 2009: Contemporary South Island Artists. Group show touring New Zealand. Centre of Contemporary Art (Christchurch, 2nd-17th Sept), Temple Gallery (Dunedin, 26th Sept-15th Oct) and Webbs Gallery (Auckland, 4th–13th Nov 2009). http://www.coca.org.nz/exhibitions/151/

Pictures of Nothing. (solo show) Dunedin School of Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand. 26 March – 3 April, 2009.

Acts of Interruption: Dérives and Détournements in Painting. Published in SCOPE: Contemporary Research Topics, art: 4: November, 2009.
http://www.thescopes.org/art/issues.php?issue=4&title=Art+%26+Design

Lecturer, Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand.

2008

The Pretty Show. High Street Project: Artist Project Space, Christchurch, New Zealand. Group show curated by Hamish Palmer, 3rd – 18th December 2008. Katy Barry, Julien Dyne, Alexandra Kennedy, Marie Lelievre, Maurice Lye, Annie Mackenzie, Mirabel Oliver and Justine Walker.
http://nzcontemporary.com/artist-run-project-spaces/high-street-project/
http://hspgallery.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2008-12-27T06%3A55%3A00-08%3A00&max-results=12

Award: The Iain Brash Prize for best submission in Australia or New Zealand for the article Anachronic. Published in LIMINA: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies, University of Western Australia. http://www.limina.arts.uwa.edu.au/previous/vol11to15/vol14

Projects of Infinity. CIHA, Melbourne, January 2008. This conference presentation considered the subject of infinity in relationship to painting, addressing themes such as “the aesthetic of the void”, the sublime and the zero gesture in non-objective painting from the 1960’s through to the present.

Lecturer, Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand.

2007

Lost in Space. (solo show), Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin, New Zealand, 8-26 May 2007.

Finalist, Wallace Art Award.

terra_data. Catalogue essay for the exhibition terra_data – Ana Terry, Hocken Library, Dunedin, New Zealand, 24 November 2007 – 1 March 2008.

Lecturer, Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand.

2006

Post-conceptual Painting and the Amodern. Paper presented at the AAANZ Conference, Melbourne, Austrialia. A consideration a range of contemporary painting practices within the context of the post-conceptual and the amodern.

Lecturer, Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand.

2004

Finalist, Wallace Art Award.

CV

Alexandra Kennedy (NZ) is a practising artist, exhibiting nationally and internationally. She teaches at the Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand, where she is the Postgraduate Coordinator and a Principal Lecturer.

2017
Open Systems. Curation of group show, Antwerp Art Weekend, 19-21 May 2017, Antwerp, BE., with Egbert Aerts (NL/BE), Stefan Annerel (BE), Kristien Dirkx (BE), Peter Hulsmans (BE), Noel Ivanoff (NZ), Michael Laird (US/BE), Fred Michiels (BE) and Ruth van Haren Noman (BE).

Asymmetries. Solo show at Abstract Project, Paris, FR., 5-13 July 2017.
http://www.abstract-project.com/

Anything Could Happen. Group show, Yu Gallery, Shanghai, China, 8th May – 9th June 2017.

Random Systems. Solo show at Factory 49, Sydney, AU., 5th – 14th October 2017.

“The Fondation Louis Vuitton” in Art and Design: History, Theory, Practice. Edited by Peter Stupples and Jane Venis. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017: 129-143.

A privileged space for a contemporary ritual. Group show curated by Fred Michels (BE), Tamines, BE., 18 May 2017.

2016
Contrapoint, exhibition of paintings with Michelle Le Dain (AU), Factory 49 Paris Pop Up, 23 June - 16 July 2016, Paris, FR.

Factory 49 Annual Group Show, 4-13 August 2016, Sydney, AU.

2015
Group Show, Factory 49 Annual Group Show, Sydney, AU., 615th August 2015.
Group show, State of Princes Gallery, Dunedin, NZ., 2-16th October 2015.

2014
Group Show, Factor 44, Antwerp, Belguim, 2-25 April 2014.
Solo Show, Sydney Non-Objective Contemporary Art Projects, 4 May–2 June 2014.
Group Show, Factory 49 Annual Group Show, Sydney, AU.,6-16th Aug 2014.
Group Show, Forrester Gallery Oamaru & Aigantighe Gallery Timaru, NZ., July– Oct 2014.

2013
Primary Structures, Solo Show, Factory 49, Sydney, AU., November 2013.
Factory 4, Annual Group Show, Factory 49, Marrickville, Sydney, AU., 24 July-3 Aug 2013.
Precise Operations. Group Show, Factor 44, Antwerp, BE. Participating artists: Alexandra Kennedy, Clary Stolte, Alain Biltereyst, Noel Ivanoff, Monique Jansen, Leigh Martin. 15-29 March 2013.
Collection 4, Group Show curated by Adrian Clement, Articulate Upstairs, Artist Project Space, Sydney, AU., 22 July - 18 August 2013.

2012
Tiny Abstracts of Today: a momentary lapse of contemporary abstract (aka concrete), Galerie Martin Van Blerk, Antwerp, BE., 1st - 30th June 2012. Group curated show with artists: Arno Mertens, Dennis Tyfus, Jan van den Dobbelsteen, Karin van Pinxteren, Nel Aerts, Ruth Van Haren Noman, Vaast Colson, Michael Laird, Philip Janssens, Anton van Schalkwijk, Roeland Zijlstra, Danielle Lemaire, Marc Nagtzaam, Egbert Aerts.

New Voids: An Exhibition of Interventions with Found Objects. a Gallery, Dunedin, NZ., 10 May - 3 June 2012. Solo show.

Finalist, Wallace Art Award 2012. Travelling Finalists Exhibition, The Pah Homestead, Auckland, 3 September - 11 November 2012, Pataka Museum, Wellington, 1 December 2012 - 24 February 2013 and Walllace Gallery, Morrinsville, 13 March - 5 May 2013.

Group, Antoinette Godkin Group Show, Auckland, NZ, 4 May 2012 - 9 June 2012.

Group Show, Antoinette Godkin Gallery, Auckland, NZ., with Moninque Jansen, Kathy Barry and Sarah Munro. Opening 21st February 2011.

Antoinette Godkin Gallery Summer Show. 25 November 2011 - 24 January 2012. Auckland, NZ.

2011

Poste Concret. Group show of postcard sized works sent via 'la Poste' by invited artists. Paris Concret, Paris, FR. 6-30 August 2011.

Objectivity, Group Show, ParisConcret, Paris, France, 2nd - 30th July 2011.

Factory 49 Annual Group Show, 27nd June - 6th August, 2011. Factory 49, Sydney, AU.

Group Show, Galerie bij de Boeken, Ulft, Netherlands.
4th April - 14th May 2011.

Spatial Intervals, Non-Objective Group Show, Factory 49, Sydney, AU, 23rd March - 16th April 2011.

Meta Materials, solo show, Factory 49, Sydney, Australia.
9 - 19th February, 2011.

Anisotrophy, solo show, Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin, New Zealand.
25 January – 5 March, 2011.

Lecturer, Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand.

2010

Off-site project for Factory 49, Sydney, AU. Aurora Biscuit Factory site work. 19 December 2010 - 2 April 2011.

Group Show, Duende Foundation, Rotterdam, Netherlands, March, 2010.
Roxane Borujerdi (FR) http://www.roxaneborujerdi.com/
Alexandra Kennedy (NZ) http://alxkennedy.com
Sonia Rijnhout (NL) http://www.soniarijnhout.nl/
Bass Schevers (NL) http://www.basschevers.nl/
http://duendestudios.nl/activities/view/work_residents_march10/

Particles in Space, wall work (solo show), Argument vertoningstruimte, Art Project Space, Tilburg, Netherlands, 7 – 14th February 2010.
http://www.argument-tilburg.nl/agenda.html

Artist in Residence, Duende Foundation Artists Initiative, Rotterdam, Netherlands. January–March 2010. http://duendestudios.nl/about/

Lecturer, Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand

2009

I Love You To Distraction (new takes on abstraction).
Alexandra Kennedy and Miranda Parkes, 23rd October – 17th November 2009, Gallery 33, Wanaka, New Zealand. http://www.gallery33.co.nz/

Preview 2009: Contemporary South Island Artists. Group show touring New Zealand. Centre of Contemporary Art (Christchurch, 2nd-17th Sept), Temple Gallery (Dunedin, 26th Sept-15th Oct) and Webbs Gallery (Auckland, 4th–13th Nov 2009). http://www.coca.org.nz/exhibitions/151/

Pictures of Nothing. (solo show) Dunedin School of Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand. 26 March – 3 April, 2009.

Acts of Interruption: Dérives and Détournements in Painting. Published in SCOPE: Contemporary Research Topics, art: 4: November, 2009.
http://www.thescopes.org/art/issues.php?issue=4&title=Art+%26+Design

Lecturer, Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand.

2008

The Pretty Show. High Street Project: Artist Project Space, Christchurch, New Zealand. Group show curated by Hamish Palmer, 3rd – 18th December 2008. Katy Barry, Julien Dyne, Alexandra Kennedy, Marie Lelievre, Maurice Lye, Annie Mackenzie, Mirabel Oliver and Justine Walker.
http://nzcontemporary.com/artist-run-project-spaces/high-street-project/
http://hspgallery.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2008-12-27T06%3A55%3A00-08%3A00&max-results=12

Award: The Iain Brash Prize for best submission in Australia or New Zealand for the article Anachronic. Published in LIMINA: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies, University of Western Australia. http://www.limina.arts.uwa.edu.au/previous/vol11to15/vol14

Projects of Infinity. CIHA, Melbourne, January 2008. This conference presentation considered the subject of infinity in relationship to painting, addressing themes such as “the aesthetic of the void”, the sublime and the zero gesture in non-objective painting from the 1960’s through to the present.

Lecturer, Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand.

2007

Lost in Space. (solo show), Blue Oyster Art Project Space, Dunedin, New Zealand, 8-26 May 2007.

Finalist, Wallace Art Award.

terra_data. Catalogue essay for the exhibition terra_data – Ana Terry, Hocken Library, Dunedin, New Zealand, 24 November 2007 – 1 March 2008.

Lecturer, Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand.

2006

Post-conceptual Painting and the Amodern. Paper presented at the AAANZ Conference, Melbourne, Austrialia. A consideration a range of contemporary painting practices within the context of the post-conceptual and the amodern.

Lecturer, Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand.

2004

Finalist, Wallace Art Award.