SCULPTORS GUILD

Artist Collective Since 1937
 
The Sculptors Guild is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
Brigid Kennedy
GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015  ‘Under Construction’ Artist Residency/Installation: State of Play, sponsored by Sculptors Guild and the Trust for Governors Island, Governors Island, NY, NY.

         ‘Laws of Attraction’, curated by Richard Timperio, sponsored by Sculptors Guild, Governors Island, NY, NY.

2014  REAP Street Pop Up Artists Festival, Store Front, South Windsor, CT

2013  New Britain Museum of American Art Members Exhibition, 2013

2012  New Britain Museum of American Art Members Exhibition, 2012  

2010  ARTPARK: 1974–1984. UB Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2005  NOMA Gallery, Middletown, CT

          Chautauqua Center for the Visual Arts, 48th Annual Chautauqua Exhibition, Mayville, NY

2004   Unisphere Gallery, Bryant College, Smithfield, RI

2000   The Creamery Gallery, Canton, CT

1997   Keeney Center Gallery, "Fashion/Fiction: Clothing as Metaphor", Wethersfield, CT

1995   Aldrich Museum, "Inspiring Contrasts", CT Commission on the Arts, Ridgefield, CT

          Gifts for the 21st Century, ArtSpace, New Haven, CT

          Annual Hartford Art School Faculty Exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

1994  Anderson Gallery, "X-Sightings '94", Buffalo, NY

1993  Zone Art Center, "Highway Billboard Exhibition", Juror: Suzi Gablik; Springfield, MA

         Walter Reed Gallery, "The 11th Annual Maine/Maritime Flatworks Exhibition",

University of Maine, Presque Isle, ME

          Keeney Cultural Center, "Women: Objects, Objectives, Objections", Juror: Jeanette Ingberman (Director - Exit Art), Women’s Caucus for Art - CT, Wethersfield, CT

1992   Decordova Museum, "11 Artists/ 11 Visions: 1992", Lincoln, MA

1991  Sewall Art Gallery, Rice University, "Small-Scale Sculpture", Houston, TX

          Deland Museum of Art, "National Sculpture Exhibition", Juror: Donald Kuspit, Deland, FL

1989  Frumkin/Adams Gallery, NY, NY

1989  Triplex Gallery, Borough of Manhattan Community College, "Image and Possibility", NY, NY

1988  The Burchfield Art Center, "Subject in Art", Buffalo, NY

          The Nina Freudenheim Gallery, "Twenty in NY", Buffalo, NY

1987  The Burchfield Art Center, Re-opening Exhibition, Buffalo, NY

1986  The American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, NY, NY

         P.S.122, "Natural Sources/Abstract Sculpture", NY, NY

1985  The Nina Freudenheim Gallery, "Ten Gallery Artists", Buffalo, NY

         Pratt Galleries Manhattan, "In Three Dimensions", NY, NY

1984  The Manhattan Art Gallery, "ArtPark 1984", NY, NY

         The Sculpture Center, "Transformation of the Minimal," NY, NY

1982  The Nina Freudenheim Gallery, "19 in NY", Buffalo, NY

          The Hudson River Museum, "CAPS Sculptors 1981/82", Yonkers, NY

          Just above Midtown/Downtown, "Decision By Arms”? NY, NY

1981  Fifty Five Mercer Gallery, Installation: 'Salt & Pepper Sperm Banks', NY, NY

1980  P.S.1, "Group Exhibition: Artists in Residence", Long Island City, NY

1979  Yale University, A&A Gallery, Thesis Exhibition, New Haven, CT

1978  Artists Space, "ArtPark 1977", NY, NY

1977  The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, "WNY Invitational", Buffalo, NY

         Hallwalls, "Summerspace", Buffalo, NY

1976  The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, "In WNY", Regional Exhibition, curated by Linda Cathcart, Buffalo, NY

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2010   Brigid Kennedy: A Retrospective Exhibition, Connecticut Casualty Company Gallery, Plainville, CT

1996   Miriam B. Butterworth Gallery, Hartford College for Women, 'Sculpture and Drawings, Hartford, CT

1993   Newspace Gallery, Manchester Community College, 'Recession Series', Manchester, CT

1992   Widener Gallery, Trinity College, 'The Bardo', an installation, Hartford, CT

1991   Frank Martin Gallery, Muhlenberg College, 'Inequities', Allentown, PA

1991   Promenade Gallery, Bushnell Theatre, 'Misplaced Metaphors', Hartford, CT

1989   Widener Gallery, Trinity College, Sculpture & Drawings, Hartford, CT

1981   Artists Space, Installation: 'Naked Raid', NY, NY

 

PUBLIC ART

1994   Universidad Catolica, Outdoor Installation: "Chuuuta!", Temuco, Chile

1988   Brooklyn Bridge Art in the Anchorage, sponsored by Creative Time, Inc., Brooklyn, NY

1986   Sculpture Space, 'Samsara', Utica, NY

          Galerie Babel, 'Leavetaking', Heilbronn, Germany

1985   Houston Festival Bayou Show, `Glomming', Houston, TX

1984   Artpark, 'Guess Who', Outdoor Sculpture, Lewiston, NY

          The Colorado College, 'Free Ride', Colorado Springs, CO

1983  The Burchfield Art Center, 'Fortified Figures', Buffalo, NY

          The Port Authority Bus Terminal, 'Naked Raid', NYC

1981  Galerie Babel, Outdoor Sculpture: 'Gefangnas', Heilbronn, Germany

1980  Wave Hill, 'Temporal Structures', Bronx, NY

1977  Artpark, 'Markala', Site Specific Installation, Lewiston, NY

 

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

2015  Governors Island, ‘Under Construction’, sponsored by Sculptors Guild, NY, NY

1986  Sculpture Space, Funded Residency, Utica, NY

1985  The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

         Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

1983  The MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

1981  P.S.1, Institute for Art & Urban Resources, L.I.C., NY

1980  The Clocktower, Institute for Art & Urban Resources, NY, NY

 

COLLECTIONS

Burchfield Penny Art Center, Buffalo, NY

New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Trinity College, Hartford, CT

Trikon Investment Co., Jacksonville, FL             

Nichols School, Buffalo, NY 

Estate of David Von Schlegell

MaryLee Morrison & Bill Upholt, Hartford, CT

Diane Randall and Roger Catlin, Washington, DC

Charles and Barbara Ross, West Hartford, CT

Pat and Mary Martin, Buffalo, NY

Roz and Alan Spier, Glastonbury, CT

John Freeman, Hartford, CT

Martha Risser & Peter Tessner, Hartford, CT

Wendi DiCorscia, Bloomfield, CT

Cindy Jacobs and Miguel Ramirez, Wethersfield, CT

Ellen Carey, Hartford, CT

Pat Reville & David Donaldson, Farmington, CT

Mrs. John M. Gibbons, Hartford, CT

Dr. & Mrs. Michael Krall, West Hartford, CT

Anne Magenau, Fairview, PA

 

AWARDS

2001   Individual Artist Fellowship Grant, Greater Hartford Arts Council, Hartford, CT

1994   Fulbright Scholar Lecture/Research Award To Chile, Concepcion, Chile

1991   State of Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Artists Project Grant, Hartford, CT

           Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award, NY, NY

1988    Art Matters, Inc. Grant to complete RINPOCHE, built for Creative Time's "Art in the Anchorage" exhibition in the Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn, NY

            Committee for the Visual Arts, Artists Space, Grant for RINPOCHE, NY, NY

1982/83 National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship Grant, Washington, DC

1981/82 Creative Artists Public Service Caps Grant for Sculpture, NY, NY

1980      National Endowment for the Arts, Emerging Artists Fellowship, Washington, DC

             Committee for the Visual Arts, Grant to complete sculpture exhibited at P.S.1, L.I.C., NY

1979      National Endowment for the Arts, Emerging Artists Fellowship, Washington, DC

             Yale University, School of Art, Pardee Prize for Sculpture, New Haven CT

1978      Ford Foundation Special Projects Grants (2), Courtesy of Yale University, School of Art, New Haven, CT

             Ford Foundation Summer Travel Grant, Courtesy of Yale University, School of Art Researched American Folk Art and vernacu­lar ar­chitecture in the South & Southwest USA

1976      The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Alexander Menno Reeb Award for Sculpture, Buffalo, NY

              The Rumsey Travel Fellowship, Courtesy of SUNY Buffalo, Art Department; traveled to Mali and Ghana, West Africa

 

CURATORIAL, COLLABORATION & PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE

2001      Wadsworth Atheneum, Guest Artist speaking on ‘The Artist’s Studio: Alexander Calder”, Thursday Evening Gallery Talk, Hartford, CT

1998      Student Representative & Speaker, Alternate Route to Certification, Graduation, Kingswood-Oxford, West Hartford, CT

1994      Guest Lecturer, Salon Blanco, Museo De Bellas Artes, "Contemporary North American Women Sculptors", Santiago, Chile

              Curator, "Katherine Sherwood: Bingo Drawings", Sala Salazar, Concepcion, Chile

1992      Mobius, Installation: 'TheBardo’, Set Design Collaboration with Judy Dworin Per­formance Ensemble, Boston, MA

1988      Broadcast Arts, Inc., NY, NY,  Modelmaker and Puppeteer for  "The Colonel Boogie Show

             Island Records, set construction and painting for "Eric B & Rakeem", NY, NY

1987      Broadcast Arts, Inc., Modelmaker for "The Pee Wee Herman Show", NY, NY

1980      La MaMa Experimental Theater Company, Production Assistant and Art Teacher in the NYC Public Schools, sponsored by the C.E.T.A. Program, NY, NY

1978      Yale Repertory Theater, New Haven, CT, Production Assistant

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2002 to     West Hartford Public Schools, King Philip Middle School, Conard High School,

Present                  West Hartford, CT

2001-2005 Wethersfield Public Schools, Summer Options, Taught Design,              

                                    Printmaking and Sculpture to grades 5-8, Wethersfield, CT

1998-2002  Hartford Public Schools, Betances Elementary School, Hartford, CT

2000          Center for Youth Summer Program, Betances Elementary School, Hartford, CT

1998          Student Teaching: Alternate Route to Certification, Sedgwick Middle School,

                  Summer Learning Adventures West Hartford, CT            

1995          University of Hartford, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT, Adjunct, Sculpture

1994          Guest Lecturer, Salon Blanco, Museo De Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile, "Contemporary North American Women Sculptors"

                  Universidad de Concepcion, Fine Arts Department, Fulbright Scholar, Concepcion, Chile

1993          Asylum Hill Program, "Cultural Quest", Taught Set Design & Puppet making Grades 1-6

                 Tunxis Community College, Farmington, CT, Adjunct, Art De­partment

                 UCONN, Storrs, CT, Adjunct, Department of Fine Arts

1992-93     Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT, Adjunct, Fine Arts Faculty

1989-92     Trinity College, Hartford, CT, Visiting Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Sculpture, Drawing

1989          New York University, NY, NY, Adjunct, Sculpture

1986          Colgate University, Hamilton, NY, Visiting Artist

1986          School of Visual Arts, NY, NY, Visiting Artist

1984          The Colorado College, Art Department, Colorado Springs, CO, Lecturer in Art

1983           York University, Art Department, Toronto, Canada, Visiting Artist

1980           CETA, La Mama, E.T.C., Taught Art in NYC Public Schools

1978           Yale University, School of Art, New Haven, CT, Teaching Assistant in Sculpture

 

EDUCATION

1979      MFA   Yale University, School of Art, Sculpture

1977      BFA    SUNY Buffalo, Sculpture 

1974               Academie de la Grande Chaumiere, Paris, France

1974      BA     University of Toronto, St. Michael's College, Philosophy

1970               Universidad Catolica, Quito, Ecuador, Pedagogy Certificate