2016     MFA In Painting, LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting, Maryland Institute College of Arts, Baltimore, MD

2010     MFA in Creative Writing, Hunter College, New York, NY



Solo Shows

2017    Annex Gallery, Piehole, Curated by Tryn Collins, The Lighthouse Works, Fishers Island, NY 

Group Shows

2019 Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, Paint School 2019, New York, NY

2019 Carriage Trade, Social Photography VII, New York, NY

2019 A.I.R. Gallery, Wish you Were Here Postcard Show, Brooklyn, NY

2019 O’Connell House Boston College, Metaphors, Making, and Mysticism, Curated by Grace Caiazza, Chestnut Hill, MA

2018 NURTUREArt, Object Intimacies, Curated by Jane Cavalier and Nicole Kaack, Brooklyn, NY

2018 Sour Milk, 73 Orchard Place, Curated by Christine Stiver and Ben Quesnel, Greenwich, CT

2018 Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, Art Night 2018, Installation and performance of Emilia Galotti’s Colouring Book of

Feelings, Play written by Sophie Seita, digital projections by Simone Kearney, London, United Kingdom

2018    Anytime Dept., Companion Pieces, Curated by Lydia Rosenberg and Rebecca Steele, Cincinnati, OH

2018   Re: Art Show, Re: Framed, Guest Curated by Jane Cavalier and Nicole Kaack, The Old Pfizer  Factory, 630 Flushing

Ave., Brooklyn, NY

2017    La MaMa La Galleria, La MaMa Family Show, New York, NY

2017    The Art Omi International Arts Center, Ultra Pro Festival: Sculptures that Cook, Curated by Michael Tong, Ghent,


2017    West Cork Arts CentreWest Cork Arts Centre Members Exhibition, Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland

2016    Penthouse Gallery, MICA GRAD Show, Curated by Doreen Bolger, Baltimore, MD

2016    Pinkard Gallery, CTFO, Curated by Interdisciplinary Approaches to Curatorial Practices (IACP), Baltimore, MD

2015    Riggs and Leidy Gallery, Neither/Or, Baltimore, MD

2015    Gateway Gallery, Grids, Baltimore, MD

2014    Fox III Gallery, Graduate Fall Show, Baltimore MD

2014    Kunsthalle Galapagos, This Red Door, Brooklyn, NY 

2014    Bruce High Quality Foundation, 837 Washington Street, The Last Brucenniel, NY

2013    Union Hall Community Center, Mothers and Daughters, West Cork, Ireland

Juried Shows

2015    Riggs and Leidy GalleryFirst Year Juried Show, Baltimore, MD



2019 SPACE, Performance of “Les Bijoux Indiscrets, or Paper Tigers” by Sophie Seita, London, UK

2019 BRIC Biennial, Performance of “Visions of the Strange and Miraculous BCE 1111 (2019),” commissioned

for “A Speculative Performance Presented by The Institute of Super-Species Research and Experimentation” by

Laura Bernstein, alongside Nikki Calonge, Hanna Novak, Emily Reilly, Emily Taibleson and Paola Di Tolla, Brooklyn,


2019 Raven Row, Performance of “Desire Lines/Experiments in Queer Phenomenology” with Sophie Seita, London, UK

2019 NURTUREart, reading of text “Touch,” with Audra Wolowiec, Brooklyn, NY

2018     Judd Foundation, In conversation with Jarrett Earnest and Anna Betbeze on Color, New York, NY

2018    Torn Page, Work-In-Progress Performance of Sophie Seita's Play Emilia Galotti's Colouring Book of Feelings, With

Sculptures and Projections by Simone Kearney, Costumes by Kat Addis, and Music by R. Karim. Performed by Corina

Copp, Sophia Le Fraga, Sophie Seita, Jocelyn Spaar, and Bridget Talone

2017     Rachel Uffner Gallery, Reading at Molly Zuckerman-Hartung's Show, "Learning Artist," New York, NY

2017     Stellar Projects, Book Launch for Six New Chapbooks From Ugly Duckling Presse, New York, NY

2017     School of Visual Arts Library, Exchange: Beyond The Boundaries of the Written Word, New York, NY

2015     Queens Museum, Quail rise: R’s Queens Reprised, Queens, NY    

2015     The Fuller Lecture Series at This Red Door, “On Kafka’s Ghost & the Spiral Jetty,” Hamburg, Germany

2014     Andrew Edlin Gallery, Contemporary Poetry Two, curated by Sam Gordon, presented in collaboration with BOMB

magazine and NADA, New York, NY

2014     NADA, Contemporary Poetry, curated by Sam Gordon, New York, NY

2012     The Poetry Project At St. Mark’s Church, Launch for Bridge Journal, NY, New York 

2012     Thierry-Goldberg Projects Gallery, Millay Colony Office for Recuperative Strategies workshop reading, New York,


2011      PS 122, This Red Door presents: Six Non-Lectures, New York, NY

2010     St. Ann’s Warehouse, Puppet show set to poetry, Alphabet Arts presents Toy Poets Theater, Brooklyn, NY

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

2010     Thierry Goldberg Projects Gallery, Suspensions, A night of performance and poetry, New York, NY



2019 Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art, with scholarship, Berlin, Germany

2019 The Hambidge Center Residency, Rabun Gap, GA

2018-19 Shandaken Projects, Paint School, New York, NY

2019 Parsons Distinguished Teaching Award Nominee, New York, NY

2019 Parsons Faculty Development Fund Grantee, New York, NY

2018 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Nominee, New York, NY

2016     The Lighthouse Works Residency, Fishers Island, NY

2016     The Edward F. Albee Foundation Residency, Montauk, NY 

2014-16 Hoffberger Scholarship, Maryland Institute College of Arts, Baltimore, MD

2014     New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry

2014     Byrdcliffe Artist Colony, full scholarship, Woodstock, NY

2013    Josef and Anni Albers Residency, Bethany, CT

2013    Ragdale Artist Residency, Lake Forest, IL

2010     Amy Award, Best New Female Poets in NY Under 30, Poets & Writers

2006     Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude, Boston College

2006     Jacques Salmanowitz Program For Moral Courage In Film Grant



2019 Yale University Radio Interview, with Brainard Carey, (forthcoming)

2019 The Sum of Its Parts: The Poetic Materialism of Simone Kearney, MacAdam & Co. ArtTalk, DinaburgArts, by

Salvatore Schiciano

2017    Poetry Foundation, "Simone Kearney Interviewed As Brooklyn Poets' 'Poet of the Week'"  

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




2017    Ugly Duckling Presse, “My Ida" 

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

Poetry and Art       

2019 Precog Magazine, collaboration with Xiaofu Wang, “Interview”

2019 Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities Brooklyn Anthology, “Ida is not universal Hope”

2018 Riot of Perfume, “Anecdote” and “Horse”

2018    The Brooklyn Rail, "Like Were: On Roni Horn's 'Were 12'"

2018    Lithub, "My Ida" (Excerpts)

2017    Ohio Edit, "My Ida" (excerpts) 

2016    Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, published by Columbia University

2015    Literati Quarterly, “Telephone”

2014    PEN Poetry Series, “Rear Window,” “Bends in the Middle,” “Personal Tragedies”

2014    Stonecutter Journal, Issue 4, “Une Barque Sur L’Océan,” “Purple Afternoon,” “Hydromedusa”

2014    Broadstone Books, 84 Poets, with photographs by John Sarsgaard, “Her Carnival Cruise”

2013    Boston Review, “Days”

2013    Ooteoote (Vertaallab/ Translationlab), excerpt from “In Threes,” translated Into Dutch

2013    A Circus Book, “A Living Artist”

2013    Ink Brick Journal, “Mobilization,” Silk-screen poetry comic

2012    Boston Review, “All One Has Before One”

2012    Bridge Journal, “Fatherless Calligraphy,” (art/poetry collaboration with poet Christian Hawkey)

2012    Ragazine, “The Nature of It,” “Contents”

2011     Post Road Magazine, “Morning,” “A Kind of Ductility”

2011     Supermachine, “Evening in Room,” “Albuquerque”



Parsons the New School For Design, Adjunct Faculty, Integrative Studio/Seminar, New York, NY, 2016-Present

Rutgers University, Adjunct Faculty, Intro to Multimedia Composition/Digital Storytelling, New Brunswick, NJ, 2017-Present 

Yale University College of Art, Guest Critic, New Haven, CT, 2018

Pace University, Adjunct Faculty, Composition, New York, NY, 2010-17

Ramapo College, Adjunct Faculty, Composition, Mahwah, NJ, 2012-17

Brooklyn Poets, Creative Writing Instructor, Brooklyn, NY, 2016-18

Maryland Institute College of Art, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Baltimore, MD, 2014-16