Kevin McNamee-Tweed - CV + Bio

Kevin McNamee-Tweed (born 1984, Stanford, California) will receive an MFA from the University of Iowa in 2020, and has a BFA from New York University (2008). McNamee-Tweed has had solo exhibitions at the Steve Turner, Los Angeles (2019), Devening Projects, Chicago (2018), Shrine Gallery, New York (2018), Left Field, San Luis Obispo (2017), and the Still House Group, New York (2016). His work has been included in group exhibitions including Three One Three Four, Brooklyn (2019), Steve Turner, Los Angeles (2019), Rizzutto Gallery, Palermo, Italy (2018), Shrine Gallery, New York (2018), Cabinet Printemps, Dusseldorf, Germany (2018), and Lane Meyer Projects, Aspen (2017).

Born 1984, Stanford, California
Lives and works in Iowa City


2020 Master of Fine Arts, University of Iowa
2019 Master of Arts, University of Iowa
2008 Bachelor of Fine Arts, New York University

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Steve Turner, Los Angeles (forthcoming)

Literature, Steve Turner, Los Angeles
Beret Debt, Devening Projects, Chicago

Already Not Yet, Shrine Gallery, New York
Slow Rocket, 57W57, New York

Little Hawk Field, Rod Barton, London
New Top Old Bottom, Left Field, San Luis Obispo
The End, Bay Space, Portland
Self-Tourism, MoHA, Austin

Handmade Books, The Menil Collection Bookstore, Houston
Bread In North Carolina Butter In Tennessee, To_Bridges_ , The Still House Group, New York
100 Views, Lower Left Gallery, Austin

Words Installation at Austin Bergstrom Airport
Words, Pump Project, Austin
Sherts and Dreams, LasCruxes, Austin

Karl’s Korner, Bolm Project Space, Austin
Books, Little Berlin Gallery, Philadelphia
Books, Co-Lab Projects, Austin

Shit Show, Eleven Seventeen Garland, Austin

Rocks, Big Medium Gallery and Project Space, Austin

Selected Group Exhibitions

Sunday Art Fair (with Steve Turner) London
Summer Soup, Three One Three Four, Brooklyn
Highway Blues, Underdonk, New York
Fourth Dimensional Issues, Adams and Ollman & Melanie Flood Projects, Portland
Power of Ten, Steve Turner, Los Angeles
Art Brussels (with Steve Turner), Brussels, Belgium
Enter Art Fair (with Steve Turner), Copenhagen, Denmark
Swab Art Fair (with Dutton Gallery), Barcelona, Spain

Untitled (with Steve Turner), Miami Beach
All You Can See, Rizzutto Gallery, Palermo, Italy
Already Not Yet, Shrine Gallery, New York
Dutton Gallery, New York
Pablo, Cabinet Printemps, Dusseldorf, Germany

Born To Run, Lane Meyer Projects, Aspen
Another Place, Shrine, New York
Spring 1883 Fair Sydney Australia, Dutton Gallery
GIFC, The Hole, New York
Eyes Ears Nose Etc Etc, Left Field, San Luis Obispo
Zing Zang Blunder, Harbinger Projects, Reykjavik, Iceland
Mysticeti: Jonathan Ryan Storm & Kevin McNamee-Tweed, Molasses Books, Brooklyn
GIFC, Athina Art Fair, Athens, Greece
Part IV, Magic the Gallery, Austin

A Room With a View, Eddy’s Room, Brooklyn
Return Policy, The Still House Group, New York
In Residence, Las Cruxes, Austin

A Little Me Time, The Museum of Human Achievement, Austin
Coming To Terms, LittleBerlin, Philadephia
Bazt, Flux Factory, New York
Desktop Archeology, TheMuseum of Human Achievement, Austin
Austin Pavilion at Art City Austin

Conspectus, Co-Lab Projects, Austin
AHöM, TheMuseum of Human Achievement, Austin

A Catalogue, Tiny Park Gallery, Austin
F.R. Etchen Collection, Big Medium, Austin
The Drawing Show, Pump Project, Austin

Farewell, Wardenclyffe Gallery, Austin
Medium Small, Big Medium, Austin
The Monster Show, Domy Books, Austin

Period, Rosenberg Gallery, New York

Residencies and Awards

Mildred Pelter Fellowship

Wilhelm and Jane Bodine Fellowship

Iowa Arts Fellowship
Artist in Residence, Bay Space, Portland

Montello Foundation Fellowship
Artist in Residence at The Range, Saguache, Colorado
Artist in Residence, Montello Foundation, Montello, Nevada

Selected Bibliography

Hudson, Suzanne. “Kevin McNamee-Tweed,” Artforum

Cruz, Cristina. “Editor’s Picks NYC,” artnet

Perwana, Nazif. “Feature,” The Los Angeles Review of Books

Smith, Roberta. “What To See In New York,”The New York Times
Greenwood, Caitlin. “The Exit Interview,” The Austin Chronicle
LeRoux, Ayden. “Review: Self-Tourism,” Glasstire

“Feature: Kevin McNamee-Tweed,” Fields Magazine

“2015: Top,” Fields Magazine
McCollom, Caitlin“Deciding to Become An Artist While Making Art,” Arts+ Culture Magazine
Schwaiger, Seth Orion “Review: Books by Kevin McNamee-Tweed,” Austin Chronicle
“Q+A with Rebecca Marino,” Conflict of Interest, Austin

“Form Review with Stephanie Bursese,” St. Claire Review
“Self-Help, Poo, & Existential Questions: KMT’s Books,” It’s NiceThat
“Interview with Lily Ball,” Forth Magazine
Potraz, Kathryn. “Laugh Until You Cry,” Paste Magazine
“Interview with Holly Otterbein,” City Paper, Philadelphia

Van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire “Review: Rocks,”  Austin American-Statesman
Brenner, Wayne Alan. “Worth Your Weekend Time,” Austin Chronicle
Wlody, Janet.“Kevin McNamee-Tweed: Rocks,” Gessato
Breaux, Adrienne. “Rocks: Review,” Modern