Updated June 15, 2017

EDUCATION 

Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA. 2002. Pre-University Semester Certificate Program.

Belmont University,  Nashville, TN. Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Design Communications; December 2004 - 08, 

    Magna Cum Laude, Dean’s List.

National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), Bozeman, Montana 1999.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS / PERFORMANCES

2017     Flux Factory; New York, NY “Tutti Frutti.

2015     ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum Aarhus, Denmark “Brødbånd / Breadband.

2015     Kunsthalle Aarhus; Aarhus, Denmark “Brødbånd / Breadband.

2015     Музей советских игровых автоматов; Saint Petersburg, Russia

2015     Dome of Visions, Copenhagen, Denmark "Basic Need of Others."

2014     Little Berlin Annex; Philadelphia, PA “Under A Tongue.

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2017    Flux Factory; Self-Storage; Queens, NY

2017   Little Berlin; Group Exhibition; Philadelphia, PA

2016    Fung Wah Biennial; Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore, 3 Chinatown Buses. 

            Curated with Matthias Borello (Copenhagen Art Week) and Sally Szwed (Creative Time)

2016    Little Berlin; "Villus"; Philadelphia, PA.

2016    Little Berlin Annex Space; "Jet Lag: Solo Works by Julie Bitsch (DK)"; Philadelphia, PA. 

2015    Museum of the Moving Image; NYC "MATA INTERVAL PRESENTS: I/O." 

2015    Flux Factory / Little Berlin / Chinatown Bus; PIVOT: A Multi-City International Group Exhibition in Philadelphia, New York, and Chinatown Bus

2015    Flux Factory; NYC "BAZT."

2014    Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA "Books: Solo Work by Kevin McNamee-Tweed."

2014    Spectrum NYC; NYC "ZODIAC CLUB III." Co-Curated by Allison Halter, Lena Hawkins, and Tina Kohlmann.

2014    Little Berlin; Philadelphia, PA "ZODIAC CLUB II." Co-Curated by Allison Halter, Lena Hawkins, and Tina Kohlmann.

2014    Sunview Luncheonette; Brooklyn, NYC "ZODIAC CLUB I." Co-Curated by Allison Halter, Lena Hawkins, and Tina Kohlmann.

2014    Little Berlin; Philadelphia, PA; “3 Truths and a Lie Film Series” -- A Monthly Film Series for emergent film makers.

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

Elsewhere Museum

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS / PERFORMANCES

2017  Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA; "Found."

2017  Elsewhere Museum; "Time Sensitive." Greensboro, NC.

2017   Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA; 10th Anniversary Member Exhibition.

2016   ALT CPH, Copenhagen Alternative Art Fair, Copenhagen, Denmark. (In collaboration with 3 other artists and researchers for Utopia School).

2016   Reitir; Siglufjörður, Iceland.

2016    Arcana, Durham, North Carolina. As part of Discotoño's residency at Arcana. "Solo Sound Performance."

2015    Museum of the Moving Image; NY, NY; “MATA Interval Presents I/O.”

2015    Copenhagen Metro System "Crossfade Commute." -- Interactive Installation for the Copenhagen Metro System

2015    Copenhagen Art Week; Copenhagen, Denmark; "Artist Run Boat Tours."

2015    Art Prospekt Festival; St. Petersburg, Russia; "Perpetual Piñata Parlor" (In collaboration with 6 Flux Factory Artists)

2015    ACE Hotel; NY, NY; “One Night Only: Selections From The ACE AIR 2014 Program.”

2015    Flux Factory; NY, NY; "Hotel Wars."

2015    Boiler Room / Pierogi Gallery, NY, NY; "Menu 4 Mars."

2015    Queens New Music Festival, The Secret Theatre; NY, NY; “Queens New Music Festival.”

2015    Austin Peay University, Clarksville, TN; “Sound.”

2015    Little Berlin; Philadelphia, PA; “Screens.”

2015    Flux Factory; NY, NY; "Strobe Network."

2014    Black Mountain College Museum; Black Mountain, NC; “Re:Happening.

2014    Flux Factory; Queens, NY; “Flux Hospital.”

2014    Little Berlin; Philadelphia, PA; “Hard To Please.”

2014    Long Island City Community Garden / Flux Factory; Queens, NY; “Nightlight.

2014    Philadelpha Water Works; Philadelphia, PA; “FLOW River Festival.

2014    Little Berlin; Philadelphia, PA; “Zodiac Dinner Club.

2014    Flux Factory; Queens, NY; “Pink Noise Salon.

2014    Open Space Gallery; Baltimore, MD “Alternative Art Fair” (as part of Artscape).

2014     Goldie Paley Gallery; Philadelphia, PA “Interchange.

2014    Flux Factory; Queens, NY; “You Made It.

2013    Nugentheim Gallery, Brooklyn; NY; “Lost Colony.

2008    Gallery 121; Nashville, TN; “Forget It.”

2007    Group Exhibit, Belmont University, Nashville, TN; “Formal Banquet.

AWARDS / GRANTS / RESIDENCIES / INVITATIONS

2017     Invited Artist for MEETINGS 2017 in Thyborøn, Denmark. In collaboration with Molly Haslund. 

2017     Artist in Residence at Elsewhere, Greensboro, North Carolina.

2016     Residency (artist / curator) as part of Welsh Arts International 2016 Cardiff, Wales United Kingdom.

2016     Danish Arts Foundation Danish Art Abroad Grant (curatorial grant for Molly Haslund).

2016     Artist in Residence REITIR, Iceland.

2016     Artist in Residence (with the Median Movement) Center for Performance Research, Brooklyn.

2016     Artist In Residence Have Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

2016     Danish Arts Foundation Danish Art Abroad Grant (curatorial grant for Matthias Borello, Ursula Nistrup, and Kristoffer Ørum).

2015     Invited Artist for Copenhagen Art Week and Aarhus Art Week by Kunsten.Nu and Råderum.

2015     Artist in Residence at PB 43 / Beton Copenhagen, Denmark.

2015     Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant.

2015     MATA Interval Recipient Awardee & Performance-- Executive Produced by Philip Glass.

2015     Danish Arts Foundation Danish Art Abroad Grant (curatorial grant for T. Karl Sandegård).

2015    Artist in Residence (With the Median Movement); Cultivate New Hampshire, Bethlehem, NH.

2015    Artist in Residence (With the Median Movement); Dance Now: Silo; Bucks County, PA.

2014    Artist in Residence; Ace Hotel, NYC.

2014    Artist in Residence (With the Median Movement); Cultivate New Hampshire, Bethlehem, NH.

2013    Artist in Residence; Flux Factory; Queens, NY.

SELECTED SOUND PERFORMANCE: solo & with various ensembles

2016

Danspace Project at St. Marks Church With The Median Movement, NYC.

Movement Research at Judson Church With The Median Movement, NYC.

Center For Performance Research, Brooklyn, NY With The Median Movement, NYC.

2015    

Museum of the Moving Image, NYC.

Kunsthalle Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark.

Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines, St. Petersburg, Russia.

ARoS Kunst Museet, Aarhus, Denmark

Movement Reseach at Judson Church With The Median Movement, NYC.

Statens Museet før Kunst (SMK) Cast Collection, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Dome of Visions, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Flux Factory, NYC.

Queens New Music Festival, NYC.

Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY.

Steelstacks, Bethlehem, PA

Little Berlin Gallery Philadelphia, PA.

2014    

Spectrum, NYC; Baby’s Alright, NYC; Bethlehem, NH; Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA; Open Space Gallery, Baltimore, MD.

2013    

Rippers, Far Rockaway, NY; High Horse Saloon, Brooklyn, NY; Nugentheim, Brooklyn, NY.

2006-12    

The End, Nashville,TN; Exit/In, Nashville, TN; The Rutledge, Nashville, TN; Bottle Tree, Oxford, MS; 

The Viper Room, Los Angeles, CA; Hair of the Dog, Nashville, TN; Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

SELECTED PRESS

NPR Morning Edition, "Artists Pay Tribute To No-Frills Chinatown Bus, Discomforts And All," March 2016

Hyperallergic, "A Biennial on a Bus Examines the Leisure and Labor of Travel," March 2016

The Atlantic, "Everything You Love (and Hate) About Chinatown Buses in One Traveling Exhibit," March 2016

Gothamist, "The Fung Wah Biennial Took Me On A Weird Art Field Trip," March 2016

Omni Magazine, “Experimental Sound at the Museum of the Moving Image,” March 2015.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, “April First Friday picks,” April 2015.

Art In America, “The Agenda: This Week in New York,” July 2014.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, “Celebrating the Power of Water,” September 2014.

NPR/WHYY/NewsWorks, “FLOW taps into the beauty, bounty, surprises of the Schuylkill,” September 2014.

Time Out NY, “Critic’s Pick -- Flux Hospital,” November 2014.

Art F City, “This Week’s Must-see Art Events: Hard To Please,” November 2014.

Philadelphia City Paper, “What to Do This First Friday: Kevin McNamee-Tweed: Books,” July 2014.

St. Clair Review, “Kevin McNamee-Tweed at Little Berlin,” October 2014.

Time Out NY, “Critic’s Pick -- Night Light,” June 2014.

Art F City, “Flux Factory’s Garden Party, Nightlight,” May 2014.

DNA Info,  “Solar-Powered Art Installation Lights Up Community Garden After Dark,” June 2014.

PUBLICATIONS -- Graphic Design

Huffington Post, Graphic, More Pride Needed Over Treatment of Homeless Young People, June 2014.

The Economist, Doctors Without Borders graphics; October 2013.

Roll Call, Doctors Without Borders graphic; October 2013.

La Tribune de Genève, Infographic, Novartis a soif d’Exclusivité; September 11, 2012.

PLOS Blogs, Infographic, Do No Harm: How a US-Led Free Trade Agreement Threatens the Prospects for an 

    AIDS-Free Generation; August 7th, 2012.

Al Jazeera UK, Infographic, How Global Fund Shortages and PEPFAR Cuts are Jeopardizing the Fight Against  HIV and TB; March 2012.

Doctors Without Borders, Infographics, Issue Brief: Losing Ground; March 25, 2012.

 

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

Curator, Little Berlin; Philadelphia, PA; February 2014 - Present.

Free-lance Art Director; August 2006 - Present.

Contracted Design Consultant, Doctors Without Borders, New York, NY; September 2012 - Present.

Contracted Design Consultant, Safe Horizon, New York, NY; May 2013 - Present.

Contracted Design Consultant + Photo Editor, Alcott Clothier, New York, NY; Septmber 2012 - 2013.

Free-lance Graphic Designer + Art Direction, The Guild, Brooklyn, NY; October 2012.

Social Media / Web Intern, Doctors Without Borders, New York, NY; January - September 2012.

Apprentice Screen Printer, Kangaroo Press LTD, Nashville, TN; August - October 2011.

Intern + Art Director + Designer, The Guild, Brooklyn, NY; May - September 2008.

 

ART DIRECTION / CURATION

2015     Museum of the Moving Image Queens, NY, MATA INTERVAL -- Curating an evening length of experimental audio performances

    produced by Philip Glass             

2015    Flux Factory; Queens, NYC; “GCSC” 

    (upcoming object & experience based show coinciding with another curated show in 

    Philadelphia- November 2015).

2015    Little Berlin; Philadelphia, PA; “GCSC” 

    (upcoming object & experience based show coinciding with another curated show in NYC-- November 2015).

2014    Little Berlin; Philadelphia, PA; “Happen Stance” -- Evening of scored and improvised sound featuring:

    Aaron Roche, Nadia Botello, and SEAARCH.    

2014    Speectrum ; NY, NY; Tina Kohlmann, Lena Hawkins, Allison Halter “Zodiac Dinner Club” -- 

    Performance, food, and object based work.

2014    Little Berlin; Philadelphia, PA; “3 Truths and a Lie Film Series” -- A Monthly Film Series for young film makers.

2014    Little Berlin; Philadelphia, PA; Kevin Macnamee-Tweed “Books” -- Solo object based work.

2014    Little Berlin; Philadelphia, PA; Tina Kohlmann, Lena Hawkins, Allison Halter “Zodiac Dinner Club” -- 

2014    Sunview Luncheonette ; Brooklyn, NY; Tina Kohlmann & Lena Hawkins “Zodiac Dinner Club” -- 

    Performance, food, and object based work.