Kelly Sweeney

Education

  • 2014 MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art
  • 2001 PGCE in Art & Design, University of Reading
  • 2000 BA Hons in Fine Art (First Class), Nottingham Trent University

Solo Shows

  • 2016 Transient, BSMT Space, London
  • 2000 Djanogly Gallery Foyer Space, Nottingham

Group Shows from 2013

  • 2019 Cabinet, Espacio Gallery, London
  • 2018 Dirty Un\Realism, Studio 1.1, London
  • 2017 Make//Shift, Air Gallery, Manchester
  • 2017 Strangelands, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London
  • 2014 Hotel Elephant Studio’s, London
  • 2014 Office Sessions Part I Anchorage House, London
  • 2014 Orbital Gallery, Millbank Tower, London
  • 2014 MA Show, Chelsea School of Art, London
  • 2014 Chelsea Salon with Converse, London
  • 2014 Chelsea Triangle Space Interim Show, London
  • 2014 Camden Group Show, London
  • 2013 Chelsea Introductory Show, London

Open Submissions from 2014

  • 2019 Micro, Air Gallery, Manchester (selected by the gallery)
  • 2019 Re-purpose/Reverse, Studio1.1, London (selected by Keran James and Michael Keenan)
  • 2018 Painting Open, No Format Gallery, London (selected by the gallery)
  • 2018 Curator’s Selection Painting Open, Belcanto, London
  • 2018 Drawing Open, No Format Gallery, London (selected by the gallery)
  • 2018 Does the Body Rule the Mind?, Studio1.1, London (Selected by Keran James and Michael Keenan)
  • 2017 Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes Gallery Summer Show, London (selected by the gallery)
  • 2017 Creekside Open, A.P.T Gallery, London (Selected by Jordan Baseman)
  • 2017 The Human Stain , Studio1.1, London 2017 (Selected by Keran James and Michael Keenan)
  • 2016 Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes Gallery December Show, London (selected by the gallery)
  • 2016 Looking Up, Studio1.1, London (Selected by Keran James and Michael Keenan)
  • 2016 Lubomirov/Angus-Hughes Gallery, London (selected by the gallery)
  • 2015 Fright Flicks Film Festival, Pillbox, London (Selected by Film Hub London and supported by BFI)
  • 2015 Zeitgeist Open, London (Selected by Domo Baal, Rebecca Geldard, Annabel Tilley and Rosalind Davis)
  • 2015 Hix Award 2015, CNB Gallery, London (Selection panel included Tracey Emin, Anita
    Zabludowicz, Edward Lucie-Smith and Eliza Bonham Carter)
  • 2015 Painted Surfaces, Surface Gallery, Nottingham (selected by the gallery)
  • 2014 Zeitgeist Open, London (Selected by Andrew Bick, Juan Bolivar, Annabel Tilley and Rosalind Davis)

Awards and Residencies

  • 2018 DYCP Award, Arts Council England
  • 2015/16 Trelex Residency, Switzerland (Funded residency program)
  • 2015 Hix Award Finalist. Awarded second prize (Presented by Tracey Emin and Mark Hix)
  • 2014 Shortlisted for Bloomberg New Contemporaries
  • 2014 Chelsea School of Art Patrons Bursary

Publications

  • 2019 Arty Magazine, Witch Edition February
  • 2017 Collyer Bristow Interview, Strangelands, You Tube
  • 2016 Traction Magazine Interview ‘Transient’ Solo Show November
  • 2016 Traction Magazine Interview ‘Strobe Manoeuvre’ Group Show September

Collections

Private collections include the UK, Thailand, France, New York, Singapore, Berlin and Canada.