Alena Kennedy
Visual Artist

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ALENA KENNEDY - VISUAL ARTIST
Curriculum vitae

Artist Details
Name: Alena Kennedy
Born: 1955, Hobart, Australia
Tertiary Studies: University of Wollongong, NSW, 2004 - 2007
Formal Qualifications: Bachelor of Creative Arts: Painting (Distinction), 2007

Solo & Two Person Exhibitions

2015 Hillside Gallery First Art Exhibition, Hillside Gallery, Dombarton, NSW. With Libby Bloxham

2014 intimations, Clifton School of Arts, Clifton, NSW

2013 journey and the space within, The Hanging Space Gallery, Woonona, NSW

2012 journey and the space between - 2, Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong

2011 journey and the space between, Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong

2009 Blink, Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong, NSW

2008 Glimpse, Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong, NSW

2008 Translucent, Vision & Space Studio Gallery, Austinmer, NSW

2007 Unfolding, Long Gallery, University of Wollongong, NSW

1999 Illuminations, Lever's Gallery, Wollongong, NSW.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016 insight: an exploration of the spiritual in art, Hillside Gallery, Dombarton, NSW. Exhibition coordinator.
Summer Sojourn
, (IAVA at Bulli: first exhibition), Beach Art Gallery, Bulli, NSW. With Sue Smalkowski, Arja Valimaki & Libby Bloxham
International Women’s Day Exhibition, Project Contemporary Artspace Wollongong

2015 Close to Home, Clifton School of Arts, Clifton, NSW

2014 Transmission: IAVA Showcase Exhibition, Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong, NSW

2013 Being in the moment, Nan Tien Institute Art Gallery, Nan Tien Temple, Berkeley, NSW

2012 Unfolding, Nan Tien Institute Art Gallery, Nan Tien Temple, Berkeley, NSW
Transformation, Nan Tien Institute Art Gallery, Nan Tien Temple, Berkeley, NSW
IAVA 'A New View'
, The Hanging Space Art Gallery, Woonona, NSW
SICA Exhibition
, 72 Erskine Street, Sydney, NSW

2011 Local:Current, Wollongong City Gallery, Wollongong
Line of Sight, IAVA Exhibition, Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong
Lingua Loca Multicultural Exhibition, Art Arena Gallery, Viva la Gong Festival 2011, Wollongong

2010 IAVA Gallery, 'Viva la Gong' Pop-up Exhibition & IAVA Launch, Wollongong Viva la Gong Environmental Sculpture Installation, Wollongong
The Greens Art Auction, Mori Gallery, Sydney

2009 Gallery GIG, SICA Exhibition, Clearview Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
Thirroul Seaside & Arts Festival 2009 Art Prize & Exhibition, Thirroul, NSW
Innerscape, Bondi Pavilion, Bondi, Sydney, NSW
Random Order, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery (Community gallery), Gymea, NSW

2008 Amnesty Exhibition and Art Prize, TAP Gallery, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW
between : illawarra, TAP Gallery, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW
'Lingua Loca' Multicultural Exhibition, Project C A, Wollongong, NSW

2007 45th Festival of Fisher's Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown, NSW
Yang Sheng-An Memorial Art Prize, University of Wollongong, NSW
Natural Selections, Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong, NSW
On the Shore: Sculpture by the Sea, Thirroul, NSW
Sojourn, De Havilland Gallery, Wollongong, NSW

2006 Artful, De Havilland Gallery, Wollongong, NSW
Who is Mark? University of Wollongong, NSW
Leap, Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong, NSW 2005

2005 On the Shore: An Exhibition of Sculpture on the Beach, Thirroul, NSW
Two Perspectives in Print, Project Contemporary Artspace, Wollongong, NSW.

2003 12 Ways of Christmas, Vision & Space Studio Gallery, Austinmer, NSW
Seeing Nature, Old Fire Station Gallery, Kiama, NSW
Kiama Art Society: 25th Annual Exhibition, Kiama, NSW

2000 SICA Exhibition, Gorman House, Canberra, ACT

1999 Freshwater Illawarra, Old Court House Gallery, Wollongong, NSW
Pilgrimage, Project Centre for Contemporary Art, Wollongong, NSW
Cornucopia, Equinox Gallery, Austinmer, NSW
Creation Series, Made From Australia Gallery, Deakin, ACT
Solas, Equinox Gallery, Austinmer, NSW

Awards
2010 Viva la Gong Environmental Sculpture Installation, Wollongong: People's Choice Award

2007 Yang Sheng-An Memorial Art Prize, University of Wollongong, NSW: Winner (painting)

2007, 2006, 2005, 2004 Deans Merit Award, University of Wollongong, NSW

2005 On the Shore: An Exhibition of Sculpture on the Beach, Thirroul Beach,NSW:
Winner: People's Choice Award; Winner: UOW Unicentre Student's Award

2003 Kiama Art Society: 25th Annual Exhibition, Kiama, NSW: Winner: Portrait Award

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