Shannon Kennedy

Visual Arts, 2000

Shannon Kennedy was born in 1967 in St. Paul, Minnesota, and has worked as an artist since the early 1990s. Kennedy’s photographs and videos have been shown in the United States in solo exhibitions at Thomson Gallery, Minneapolis; Montgomery Glasoe Fine Art, Minneapolis; the St. Louis Art Museum; the New York Hall of Science, Queens; Dee/Glasoe, New York; and in group exhibitions at Metronom Foundation for Contemporary Art, Barcelona; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts; and The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis. In addition, she has received numerous fellowships and awards including grants from the Jerome Foundation and McKnight Foundation, the Minnesota State Arts Board, and The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Award. Kennedy’s building project was presented at Consolidated Works (Seattle) in 2001 and at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (San Francisco) in 2002.

Awards and Accomplishments

2002: Kennedy is Artist-in-Residence at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco

2001: Kennedy receives Van Lier Foundation Award in New York