paul kenny cv

Address - 58 Eastlands, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7YE

Telephone 07772 386888
e-mail mrpkenny@me.com
Web site - www.paul-kenny.co.uk

Born - 16 July 1951, Salford, England
Pre Diploma - Salford College of Art and Technology 1971/72
Degree - B.A.(Hons) (2:1) Fine Art, Newcastle-upon-Tyne,1972- 75

Solo Exhibitions

Seaworks, The Balinglen Museum of Contemporary Art, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Eire. April 2022.
Seaworks, The Joe Cornish Gallery, Northallerton, May to August 2022
Seaworks, the Ballinglen Museum of Art, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Eire, April-May 2022
Seaworks, The Atkinson Gallery, Southport, June to October 2021
O Hanami, Gavagan Gallery, Settle, July/August 2019
Illumination - exposition of my work on light boxes in St Johns Church, Healey in the Tyne Valley, June 2019
Mapping the Strandline, Argentea Gallery, Birmingham Aug/Sept 2018
Land:Sea, Beetles+Huxley, London June 2016
Seaworks - Watchtower Gallery, Berwick upon Tweed, Feb, 2013
O Hanami, Chris Beetles Fine Photographs, London, May/June 2012
Seaworks - Customs House Gallery, South Sheilds. August/September 2011
Mull Works - An Tobar Gallery, Tobermory, Isle of Mull. July/August 2010
Seaworks 2001 - 2009 Chris Beetles Gallery, London, September 2009
The Bottom of the Sky, Gallery Oldham, Feb/April 2006
Peter Scott Gallery, University of Lancaster, June 2004
Six Chapel Row, Bath – Feb/March 2003
Richard Goodall Gallery, Manchester – Jan/March 2002
Fleming Gallery, The American School in England – Nov & Dec 2001
Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall - 20th October – 20th November 2001
Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, - 3rd. Feb - April 2001
Purdy Hicks Gallery, London 6th December 2000 - 5th January 2001
Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University - 2000
Purdy Hicks Gallery, Bankside , London; 21st. May - 20th June 1998
Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, April/ May 1997
Folly Gallery, Lancaster, August-October 1996
Platform Gallery, Clitheroe, Lancashire, March 1996
Vernon Gallery, Preston (21st March - 14th April 1994)
Viewpoint Gallery, Salford (7th. - 30th. May 1992).

Selected Group Exhibitions

Infinite Beauty, The Arc Gallery, Winchester. October/November 2022
Ballinglen Museum of Contemporary Art, Mayo, Eire. May 2021. Working between Colour and Tone, 28 artists.
Expect the Unexpected, The Lowry Gallery, Salford, June to October, 2019
Huxley Parlour, AIPAD New York, 2017
Beetles +Huxley, London Art Fair - London, Jan 2016
Beetles +Huxley, Photo London 2016
Masters of Vision, Southwell Minster, July 2015
"The Photographers" Chris Beetles Gallery, London 2014
Sea Change, The Atkinson Gallery, Southport, September 2014 (including a new work made on commission)
"The Photographers" Chris Beetles Gallery, London 2013
“Fragile” Chris Beetles Gallery, London 2013
Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, 180th Annual Exhibition (invited artist), Summer 2010
"The Photographers" Chris Beetles Gallery, London 2011
"The Photographers" Chris Beetles Gallery, London 2010
Select - Bourne Fine Art, Edinburgh, 2008
Monochromed – The Fine Art Society, London, 2007
Artlands – Harpley Dams House – Norfolk – Summer 2005 and Spring 2006
Saltburn Gallery – Teeside – Longer Looking – Feb/March 2006
The National Gallery of Scotland – New Acquisitions – May to September 2005
Lowood Gallery – Cumbria – December 2004/January 2005
Photographers Gallery – London – August 2004
Photo London – Art Fair May 2004 (Richard Goodall Gallery and Photographers Gallery)
Flowers – Lowood Gallery Cumbria. October – December 2003
Secret - The Royal College of Art postcard show – 2000, 2002, 2003
Andy Goldsworthy/Paul Kenny – Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk,March/April 2003
AIPAD Art Fair, New York, January 2002 (showing with Hackelbury Fine Art)
Forest, Winchester Art Gallery, University of Southampton and touring in 2002
New Images from North Mayo - Balinglen Arts Foundation Gallery, Ballycastle, County Mayo, Eire - Aug/Sept 2001
Revelation - Tullie House Gallery,Carlisle 5th Feb - 17th March 2000
Portfolio - Harris Museum and Art Gallery Preston. August/ September 1999
Revelation - Purdy Hicks Gallery, Bankside, London March - April 1999
Works on Paper - Purdy Hicks Gallery, Bankside, London. December 1998
Common Ground - Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, November 1997
Northern Exposure Leading Contemporary Photography - Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston - 1997 (touring in 1998 inc Bath, Nottingham and Farnham)

Work in Collections

Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston
The Ballinglen Archive - County Mayo
Deutche Bank
TASIS – the American Scool in England
Goldman Sachs
Tullie House Gallery, Carlisle
Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster University
Scottish National Photography Collection, National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh.
The National Photography Collection, Bradford.
Gallery Oldham.
The Atkinson Gallery, Southport.
The Royal Photographic Society
An Lanntair, Stornaway, Isle of Harris and Lewis
The V&A, London


2014 - Paul Kenny, Seaworks 1998 - 2013, Published by Triplekite
2019 - O Hanami, the Celebration of Transient Beauty, Kozu Books


2018- Digital Camera
2016- British Journal of Photography, Land:Sea, June edition
2016- Future Now, Aesthetica Art Prize Anthology
2016- Diffusion Annual - One Twelve Publishing, Portland, Oregon
2014- Black and White Photography - Issue No.167 - By the Light of the Sea
2014- Lenswork, Extended Issue No.112, USA - Seaworks
2014- Outdoor Photography Issue No.180 - Seaworks
2013- Solas, New Photography in Scotland, Issue 1
2009- Image, the Magazine of The Association of Photographers
2009- Black and White Photography - Issue No.104 - Seaworks
2006- Studies inPhotography (SSHoP) - Paul Kenny in conversation with Sara Stevenson
2007- Black and White Photography - Issue No.78 - Portfolio
2001- Lenswork, Issue No.33, USA - Ice Forms
1999- Lenswork, Issue No.23, USA - Portfolio

Moving Image work Bun na Spéire awards at film festivals
Semi Finalist at 2021 Berlin Art Film Festival
Selected for 2021 Disappear Here Film Festival, Galway, Eire
Selected for 2021 Suffolk Film Festival
Selected for 2021 Fine Arts Film Festival, Venice Beach, California