Swell,  2012, artist blend glaze material, 13cm x 35cm x 35cm, Art Gallery of South Australia

Swell, 2012, artist blend glaze material, 13cm x 35cm x 35cm, Art Gallery of South Australia



Education

2016-2019 Masters of Arts Management, RMIT University, Melbourne

2006 Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) Honours, RMIT University, Melbourne

2005 Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art), RMIT University, Melbourne

2003 Diploma of Art (Ceramics), Box Hill Institute of TAFE, Melbourne

 

Awards and Grants

2019 Australia Council for the Arts, Career Development Grant

2015 Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition First Prize

2013 Australia Council for the Arts, New Work (Early Career) Grant

2012 Ian Potter Cultural Trust Grant

2011 Emerging Maker Award, International Ceramics Festival, Wales, Finalist

2010 Emerging Artist Award, Clunes Ceramic Award

2008 Freedman Foundation Travelling Scholarship for Emerging Artists

2005 Jeremy Dillon Photography Award, Fresh at Craft Victoria

2004 Banyule/La Trobe University Young Artist Award

2004 Smorgon Steel Contemporary Art Prize, 3D Award

 

Residencies

2019 Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan

2016 Baer Art Center, Hofsos, Iceland

2012 Anderson Ranch Arts Centre, Colorado, USA

2008 European Ceramic Work Centre, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

Collections

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Baer Art Center, Hofsos, Iceland

Bendigo Art Gallery

Box Hill Institute of TAFE, Melbourne

City of Whitehorse, Melbourne

European Ceramic Work Centre, The Netherlands

Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne

Warrnambool Art Gallery

Private Collections Australia and overseas

 

Selected Exhibitions

2019 Presenters Exhibition, Australian Ceramics Triennale, Hobart, Tasmania

2019 Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, Gallery of The Institute of Ceramic Studies, Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan

2019 Things of Clay, Stone & Wood, Whitehorse Artspace, Box Hill

2018 45th Muswellbrook Art Prize, Muswellbrook NSW

2018 Women in the Whitehorse Art Collection, Whitehorse Artspace, Box Hill

2018 Three Women of Clay, Gallery J On Lincoln, Manningham, South Australia, with Tatiana Gvozdetskaya & Susan Robey

2017 Amy Kennedy - Ebb & Flow, Skepsi @ Malvern Artists' Society Gallery, with Tania Rollond

2017 Identity, Skepsi @ Montsalvat, Eltham

2017 Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition, Toorak Village

2017 44th Muswellbrook Art Prize, Muswellbrook NSW

2016 Gifted, Skepsi @ Malvern Artists' Society Gallery

2016 Works from the Stockroom - The Summer Show, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2016 Distinctive, Skepsi @ Montsalvat, Eltham

2016 Return to Beauty, curated by Vipoo Srivilasa, Edwina Corlette Gallery, Brisbane

2015 Amy Kennedy - New Works, Skepsi @ Malvern Artists' Society Gallery

2015 Manningham Victorian Ceramic Art Award, Manningham Art Gallery, Doncaster

2015 Victorian Craft Award, Craft, Melbourne

2015 Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition, Toorak Village

2015 Interplay - aesthetic charm, material challenge, Skepsi @ Malvern Artists' Society Gallery

2014 Quiet Conversations, Skepsi @ Montsalvat, Eltham

2014 SAM Showcase, Shepparton Art Museum

2014 Important Exhibition of Australia Ceramics, a tribute to Janet Mansfield OAM (1934-2013), Mossgreen Gallery, Armadale

2013 Expressions of Self, Skepsi @ Montsalvat, Eltham

2012 Creative Director’s Choice Exhibition, Jam Factory, Adelaide

2012 Engaging Form, Skepsi @ Montsalvat, Eltham

2012 The 2012 Banyule Contemporary Art Fair, Banyule Arts Space, Ivanhoe

2012 Spring Resident Artists’ Exhibition, Anderson Ranch Arts Centre, Snowmass Village, Colorado

2011 Shelf Life, Delmar Gallery, Sydney

2011 Energy, Skepsi @ Malvern Artists’ Society Gallery, Malvern

2011 Link V: Object-based Practice in Gold & Silversmithing & Ceramics, RMIT School of Art Gallery, Melbourne

2011 The Butterfly Effect, Toyota Community Spirit Gallery, Port Melbourne

2011 Arresting, Skepsi @ Malvern Artists’ Society Gallery, Malvern

2010 Golden Earth, Visual Art Gallery, Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India

2010 Clunes Ceramic Award, Clunes, Victoria

2010 Freedman Foundation Exhibition, COFAspace, University of New South Wales, Sydney

2009 Stirring, Skepsi on Swanston, Carlton

2008 Freedman Foundation Exhibition, COFAspace, University of New South Wales, Sydney

2008 Gift of Rod Fyffe, Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo

2006 Basement 17, RMIT Ceramics Graduate Exhibition, Skepsi on Swanston, Carlton

2006 Connect_5, 4Cats Gallery, Abbotsford

2006 Surface Connections, Manningham Art Gallery, Doncaster

2006 Ceramics Victoria on Show, Gallery 159, Brisbane

2005 Formations, Solo Exhibition, 4Cats Gallery, Abbotsford

2005 Fresh! 2005, Craft Victoria, Melbourne

2005 Terra Firma, RMIT Ceramics Graduate Exhibition, Skepsi on Swanston, Carlton

2005 The City of Darebin La Trobe University Aquisitive Art Prize, Bundoora Homestead, Bundoora

2004 Synchro, An Exhibition of Media, Design and Art, Gordon Gallery, Geelong

2004 Melbourne Affordable Art Show, 4Cats Gallery, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne

2004 Smorgon Steel Contemporary Art Prize, Customs Wharf Gallery, Williamstown

2004 Chosen Vessel, Manningham Art Gallery, Doncaster

2004 Fresh Clay Fresh Glass, Fusions 2004 Graduate Award Exhibition, Fusions Gallery, Brisbane

2003 Fresh! 2003, Craft Victoria, Melbourne

2003 Beneath The Surface, Box Hill Institute of TAFE Graduate Exhibition, 4Cats Gallery, Abbotsford

 

Presentations

2019 Presenter, Australian Ceramics Triennale, Hobart, Tasmania

2019 Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan

2018 Meet The Artists, Women in the Whitehorse Art Collection, Whitehorse Artspace, Box Hill

2017 Special Workshop with Tania Rollond, Skepsi @ Malvern Artists' Society

2017 Guest Speaker, Forum: Artist in Residencies, Slow Clay Centre, Melbourne

2014 Guest Presenter, Ceramics Department, Chisholm TAFE, Dandenong

2012 Panelist, Subversive Clay, 2012 Australian Ceramics Triennale, Adelaide

2012 Presenter & Demonstrator, 2012 Banyule Contemporary Art Fair, Banyule Arts Space, Ivanhoe

2012 Guest Presenter, Anderson Ranch Arts Centre, Snowmass Village, Colorado, USA

2011 Guest Presenter, Emerging Maker Award, International Ceramics Festival, Aberystwyth, Wales

2010 Guest Presenter, New Directions in Contemporary Australian Ceramics, New Delhi, India

2010 Guest Presenter, Ceramics Department, Chisholm TAFE, Dandenong

2009 Forum Speaker, Ceramics Victoria, Box Hill

2008 Guest Presenter, European Ceramic Work Centre, s’Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

2008 Guest Presenter, Making Personal Objects Seminar, RMIT University, Melbourne

2008 Guest Presenter, Ceramics Department, RMIT University, Melbourne

2007 Guest Presenter, Making Personal Objects Seminar, RMIT University, Melbourne

 

Publications

2018 What Women Create USA, 'Delicate Strength: Amy Kennedy', by Sandra Evertson, Summer 2018 Issue

2017 The Journal of Australian Ceramics (Cover) and 'New Frontiers: To The Edge of Melt', 56#1, p.58-9

2017 'Study in Contrasts' by Lilianne Milgrom, Ceramics Monthly (USA), January 2017

2016 Gallery, The Journal of Australian Ceramics, 55#2, p.6

2015 'Potted History', Arts, The Age, November 28, 2015, p.22

2014 'A Maker Greatly Missed', Inga Walton, Ceramic Review, Issue 169, p.43

2014 Gallery, The Journal of Australia Ceramics, 53#2, p.11

2014 Quiet Conversations: Exceptional Australian Ceramics, Skepsi @ Montsalvat, Anna Maas, p.35

2013 Expressions of Self: Australian Ceramics Excellence, Skepsi @ Montsalvat, Anna Maas, p.29

2012 Engaging Form: Exemplary Australian Ceramics, Skespi @ Montsalvat, Anna Maas, p.25

2011 The Best of Art, The Age Melbourne Magazine, Issue No.83, September, p.87

2011 ‘Artist fires up for show’, Diamond Valley Leader, September 14, p.18

2011 ‘Arresting and Expressive Sculptures’, Stonnington Leader, March 8, p.26

2010 Golden Earth: An Exhibition of Contemporary Ceramics, Delhi Blue Pottery Trust, p.44-45

2009 ‘Skepsi on Swanston’, The Journal of Australian Ceramics, 48#3, p.86

2009  500 Ceramic Sculptures, Lark Books, p.156

2008 ‘Grant Recipients’, NAVA Quarterly, September, p.18

2008  Gift of Rod Fyffe, Bendigo Art Gallery, p.10

2008 ‘Empty vessels in the firing line of greatness’, The Age, Metro Arts and Culture, May 1, p.18

2007 ‘The Lure and Shame of Skill: Studio Craft in Australian Universities’, Craft Arts International, No.70, p.73

2006 ‘Breaking out of the white cube’, Craft Arts International, No.67, p.79

2006  On Show, The Age, M Magazine, 1 October, p.48

2005 ‘Rough and Gutsy Pieces’, The Age, Metro Arts, Sightlines Critical Exhibition Guide, April 1, p.8

2005 ‘Formations’, The Journal of Australian Ceramics, 44#2, p.42-43

2004 ‘Top Young Artists win $1,000 prizes’, Banyule Banner, November, p.3

2004 ‘National Education Pictorial Survey’, The Journal of Australian Ceramics, 43#2. p.53

 

Professional Memberships

NAVA (National Association for Visual Artists)

The Australian Ceramics Association

 

Amy is represented by Skepsi Gallery, Melbourne