Simone Kearney lives and works in Brooklyn, NY



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

2015    Gateway Gallery, Grids, Baltimore, MD

2013    Berls Poetry Shop, Middlemarch, Brooklyn, NY    

Juried Shows

2015    Leidy Gallery, First Year Juried Show, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

Group Shows

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

2015    Leidy Gallery, Neither/Or, 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

2010    Morris Gallery, Skibbereen, West Cork, Ireland


2016    The Lighthouse Works Residency, Fishers Island, New York

2016    The Edward F. Albee Foundation Residency, Montauk, New York 

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


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

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

2012    Mothers and Daughters Exhibition in Union Hall, The Southern Star


2012     The Millay Colony, OoRS (Office of Recuperative Strategies) Workshop

2011     Columbia University, Summer Poetry Workshop with Timothy Donnelly


Poetry & Art/Collaboration

2017Monk Books Press, “Days,” Poetry & Art Chapbook, forthcoming

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

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

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


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    Belladonna Chaplet Series with Rachel Levitsky, Hoa Nguyen, Anna Moschovakis, and Erica Doyle, “What isProcess?”

2013    The Feeling i$ mutual: A li$t of our fucking demand$, ed. by Sara Wintz, published by Compline, “Untitled”

2013    A Circus Book, “A Living Artist”

2012    Boston Review, “All One Has Before One”

2012    The Office of Recuperative Studies, “Breaking Broken Gestures”

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

2012, “A” featured as “Poem of the Week”

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

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


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

2016    Argos Calendar, “Menhirs Series II”

2014    Stonecutter Journal, Issue 4, “Menhirs Series I”

2014    Senses Himself by Aaron Simon, published by Green Zone

2013    The Great Grandmother Light: New and Selected Poems by Joe Weil, published by NQY Books

2013    The Itinerant Girl’s Guide to Self-Hypnosis by Joanna Penn Cooper, published by Brooklyn Arts Press


2008    Interview with Seamus Heaney, “The Staying Power of Poetry,” The Irish Literary Supplement    


2014    “Art and Healing,” Making Sense: Beauty, Creativity and Healing, written in collaboration with Anne Kearney, published by                    Peter Lang, NY, 2014



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

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

Poetry, Art, Video

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

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, N

2014     Fire Island Frank O’hara Poetry Festival, Fire Island, NY

2013     AWP at the Editorial Institute, Boston University, Reading for Maggy Poetry Journal, Boston, MA

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

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


Parsons the New School For Design, Adjunct Faculty, Integrative Seminar, New York, New York, 2016 to the present

Ramapo College, Adjunct Faculty, Composition, Mahwah, NJ, 2012 to the present

Brooklyn Poets, Creative Writing Instructor, Brooklyn, NY, 2016 to the present

Maryland Institute College of Art, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Baltimore, MD, 2014-2016        

Pace University, Adjunct Faculty, Composition, New York, NY, 2010-2015

Rutgers University, Adjunct Faculty, Composition, New Brunswick, NJ, 2011

The Cathedral School, Part-time Faculty, French, New York, NY, 2010-2011