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

Education

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

2020
Steve Turner, Los Angeles (forthcoming)

2019
Literature, Steve Turner, Los Angeles
Beret Debt, Devening Projects, Chicago

2018
Already Not Yet, Shrine Gallery, New York
Slow Rocket, 57W57, New York

2017
Little Hawk Field, Rod Barton, London
New Top Old Bottom, Left Field, San Luis Obispo
The End, Bay Space, Portland
Self-Tourism, MoHA, Austin

2016
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

2015
Words Installation at Austin Bergstrom Airport
Words, Pump Project, Austin
Sherts and Dreams, LasCruxes, Austin

2014
Karl’s Korner, Bolm Project Space, Austin
Books, Little Berlin Gallery, Philadelphia
Books, Co-Lab Projects, Austin

2013
Shit Show, Eleven Seventeen Garland, Austin

2012
Rocks, Big Medium Gallery and Project Space, Austin

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019
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

2018
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

2017
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

2016
A Room With a View, Eddy’s Room, Brooklyn
Return Policy, The Still House Group, New York
In Residence, Las Cruxes, Austin

2015
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

2014
Conspectus, Co-Lab Projects, Austin
AHöM, TheMuseum of Human Achievement, Austin

2013
A Catalogue, Tiny Park Gallery, Austin
F.R. Etchen Collection, Big Medium, Austin
The Drawing Show, Pump Project, Austin

2012
Farewell, Wardenclyffe Gallery, Austin
Medium Small, Big Medium, Austin
The Monster Show, Domy Books, Austin

2007
Period, Rosenberg Gallery, New York

Residencies and Awards

2019
Mildred Pelter Fellowship

2018
Wilhelm and Jane Bodine Fellowship

2017
Iowa Arts Fellowship
Artist in Residence, Bay Space, Portland

2016
Montello Foundation Fellowship
Artist in Residence at The Range, Saguache, Colorado
Artist in Residence, Montello Foundation, Montello, Nevada

Selected Bibliography

2020
Hudson, Suzanne. “Kevin McNamee-Tweed,” Artforum

2019
Cruz, Cristina. “Editor’s Picks NYC,” artnet

2018
Perwana, Nazif. “Feature,” The Los Angeles Review of Books

2017
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

2016
“Feature: Kevin McNamee-Tweed,” Fields Magazine

2015
“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

2014
“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

2012
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