SIMONE KEARNEY

About

Simone Kearney is a poet and visual artist. Her works incorporate poetry, painting, printmaking, ceramics, and digital media. Kearney’s work has been exhibited domestically and abroad.
 Simone Kearney
EDUCATION

2016 (anticipated) MFA in Visual Arts, LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting, Maryland Institute College of Art

2010  MFA in Creative Writing, Hunter College

2006  BA in English and Philosophy, Concentration in Creative Writing, Honors Program, Boston College
 

RESIDENCIES & AWARDS

2014  Byrdcliffe Artist Colony Resident Artist

2013  Josef and Anni Albers Foundation Resident Artist

2013  Ragdale Resident Artist

2010  Recipient of an Amy Award for Best Female Poets Under 30 from Poets & Writers

 
EXHIBITIONS

Solo:

2014  Berl’s Poetry Shop, organized by Jared White and Farrah Field, Brooklyn, NY

Group:

2014  The Last Brucenniel, organized by Vito Schnabel and the Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, NY

Byrdcliffe Open Studios, Woodstock, NY

2013  “Mothers and Daughters,” Union Hall Community Center, Union Hall, Ireland

2012  “Mothers and Daughters,” Union Hall Community Center, Union Hall, Ireland

2011  Morris Gallery, Skibereen, Ireland

 
SELECT PUBLICATIONS (Poetry and Art)

2014  “Days,” Chapbook, Monk Books Press, Forthcoming

Stonecutter Journal

PEN Poetry Series

Broadstone Books

Contemporary Poetry Zine

2013  “In Threes,” Artist Edition Chapbook, Minute Books Press

Boston Review

Ooteoote (Vertaallab/ Translationlab)

Belladonna Chaplet Series

A Circus Book

2012  Bridge Journal

Boston Review

Ragazine

Thethepoetryblog.org

2011  Post Road Magazine

Supermachine

Maggy

Elimae

2010  Sal Mimeo

 
PRESS

2014  The American Reader, Micro-Review: On Simone Kearney’s Middlemarch, by Adam Fitzgerald

2012  West Cork Times, Mothers and Daughters Exhibition in Union Hall

The Southern Star, Mothers and Daughters Exhibition in Union Hall

 
SELECT PERFORMANCES & READINGS

2014 Stop-animation video set to poetry, Contemporary Poetry Two, curated by Sam Gordon, presented in collaboration with BOMB magazine and NADA, Andrew Edlin Gallery, NY, New York

Contemporary Poetry, curated by Sam Gordon, NADA, NY, New York

Frank O’Hara Poetry Festival, Fire Island, NY

2012 Millay Colony Office for Recuperative Strategies workshop led by Christian Hawkey and Rachel Levitsky, Thierry-Goldberg Projects Gallery, New York, NY

2011  Six Non-Lectures, This Red Door Gallery Space, PS 122, New York, NY

2010  Remember Me From How I Was Tonight: An Evening of Performance at Gowanus Studio Space, Brooklyn, NY

 
TEACHING

2010-2014  Pace University, New York, NY (Lecturer, Composition)

2012-2014  Ramapo College, Ramapo, NJ (Lecturer, Composition)

2011  Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (Lecturer, Composition)

New Work

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szkearney@gmail.com