Kevin McNamee-Tweed


MFA University of Iowa
MA University of Iowa
BFA New York University

Solo Exhibitions

2024        Saying the Sun, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
2024        False Cognate, Tatjana Pieters, Ghent, Belgium
2023        When the World's On Fire, Institute of Contemporary Art, Chattanooga, TN
2023        Pilcrow, Dutton Gallery, New York, NY
2022        Vessel, Cob Gallery, London, UK
2022        Fiction Workshop, Steve Turner, Los Angeles, CA
2021        Time in the Time of Time, L21 Gallery, Mallorca, Spain
2021        Natural Clock, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX
2021        With Objects from the Victoria & Albert Museum, Slow Install, London, UK
2021        Probable Presence, Steve Turner, Los Angeles, CA
2020        Moon Over Math Town, Harper's, New York, NY
2019        Literature, Steve Turner, Los Angeles, CA
2018        Beret Debt, Devening Projects, Chicago, IL 
2018        Already Not Yet, Shrine Gallery, New York, NY
2018        Slow Rocket, 57W57, New York, NY
2017        Little Hawk Field, Rod Barton, London, UK
2017        New Top Old Bottom, Left Field, San Luis Obispo, CA
2017        The End, Bay Space, Portland, OR
2017        Self-Tourism, The Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, TX
2016        Handmade Books, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
2016        Bread In North Carolina Butter In Tennessee, The Still House Group, NYC
2016        100 Views, Lower Left Gallery, Austin, TX
2015        Words Installation at Austin Bergstrom Airport
2015        Words, Pump Project, Austin, TX
2015        Sherts and Dreams, Las Cruxes, Austin, TX
2014        Karl’s Korner, Bolm Project Space, Austin, TX
2014        Books, Little Berlin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2014        Books, Co-Lab Projects, Austin, TX
2014        Books, Farewell Books, Austin, TX
2013        Shit Show, Eleven Seventeen Garland, Austin, TX
2012        Rocks, Big Medium Gallery and Project Space, Austin, TX

Group Exhibitions and Fairs

2024        Fuga’s en Pimpelmezen, Museum Lucien de Gheus, Poperinge, Belgium
2024        Ceramic Brussels, Brussels, Belgium (with Tatjana Peters)
2024        The Enclave, Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2024        Enter Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark (with Steve Turner)
2024        Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands, (with Tatjana Pieters)
2023        Art Bologna, Bologna, Italy (with Tatjana Pieters)
2023        Realms, JVDW, Dusseldorf, Germany
2022        Chew, Scroll Gallery, New York, NY
2022        Faraway Nearby, North Loop Gallery, Williamstown, MA
2022        Untitled Miami, Miami, FL, (with Steve Turner)
2022        NADA New York, New York, NY (with Dutton Gallery)
2022        EXPO Chicago, Illinois, (with Steve Turner)
2021        Here Come the Suns, Bark Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2021        Known Unknowns, Studio Archive Project, New York, NY
2021        ARCO Madrid, Madrid, Spain (with L21 Gallery)
2021        Future Fair, New York, NY (with Dutton Gallery)
2021        Untitled Miami, Miami, FL, (with Steve Turner)
2021        New Moon, The Valley, Taos, New Mexico
2020        Essential Goods, Fisher Parrish, New York, NY
2020        Dallas Art Fair, Dallas, TX, Conduit Gallery (Dallas)
2019        Art Berlin Fair, Berlin, Germany, (with Steve Turner)
2019        Summer Soup, Three One Three Four, Brooklyn, NY
2019        Sunday Fair, London, UK, (with Steve Turner)
2019        Highway Blues, Underdonk, New York, NY
2019        Fourth Dimensional Issues, Adams and Ollman & Melanie Flood Projects, Portland, OR
2019        Power of Ten, Steve Turner, Los Angeles, CA
2019        Spring 1883, Sydney, Australia (with Dutton Gallery)
2019        Art Brussels Fair, Brussels, Belgium (with Steve Turner)
2019        Enter Art Fair, Copenhagen, Denmark (with Steve Turner)
2018        Art Berlin Fair, Berlin, Germany (with Steve Turner)
2018        Spring 1883, Sydney, Australia (with Dutton Gallery)
2018        Swab Art Fair, Barcelona, Spain (with Dutton Gallery)
2018        Art Brussels Fair, Brussels, Belgium, (with Steve Turner)
2018        UNTITLED Fair, Miami, FL, (with Steve Turner)
2018        Afire, Skylab Gallery, Columbus, OH
2018        Spring 1883 Fair, Melbourne Australia (with Dutton Gallery)
2018        All You Can See, Rizzuto Gallery, Palermo, Italy
2018        Pablo, Cabinet Printemps, Dusseldorf, Germany
2018        NADA New York, New York, NY (with Dutton Gallery)
2017        Born To Run, Lane Meyer Projects, Denver, CO
2017        Another Place, Shrine, New York, NY
2017        Spring 1883 Sydney Australia, Dutton Gallery (NY)
2017        GIFC, The Hole, New York, NY
2017        Eyes Ears Nose Etc Etc., Left Field, San Luis Obispo, CA
2017        Zing Zam Blunder, Harbinger Projects, Reykjavík, Iceland
2017        All American, PM/AM, London, UK
2017        GIFC, Athina Gallery, Athens, Greece
2017        Part IV, MTG, Austin, TX
2016        Return Policy, The Still House Group, New York, NY
2016        A Room with A View, Eddy’s Room, Brooklyn, NY
2016        In Residence, Las Cruxes Gallery, Austin, TX
2016        By The Pound, MoHA, Austin, TX
2015        A Little Me Time, The Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, TX
2015        Coming To Terms, Little Berlin, Philadelphia, PA
2015        Bazt, Flux Factory, New York, NY
2015        Desktop Archeology, The Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, TX
2014        Austin Pavilion at Art City Austin
2014        Conspectus, Co-Lab Projects, Austin, TX
2014        AHöM, The Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, TX
2013        A Catalogue, Tiny Park Gallery, Austin, TX
2013        F.R. Etchen Collection, Big Medium, Austin, TX
2013        The Drawing Show, Pump Project, Austin, TX
2012        Farewell, Wardenclyffe Gallery, Austin, TX
2012        Medium Small, Big Medium, Austin, TX
2012        The Monster Show, Domy Books, Austin, TX
2007        Period, Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Publications

Pure Paragraphs, 2023, Dutton & Happy Apples Press, Edition of 150
The Circle Drawings (10th Anniversary Edition), 2023, Texas State University & Steve Turner, Edition of 50
Paintings (Photographs), 2020, Steve Turner, Los Angeles, CA, Edition of 50
Ceramic Paintings, 2020, Steve Turner Publishing, Los Angeles, CA, Edition of 600
Tableaux Vivant, 2020, Steve Turner Publishing, Los Angeles, CA, Edition of 250
Literature, 2019, Boo Boo Books and Steve Turner, Austin / LA, Edition of 200
Drwngs, 2018, Terry Bleu Publishing, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Edition of 250
The Circle Drawings, 2017, Boo Boo Books, Austin, TX, Edition of 150
100 Views, 2017, Boo Boo Books, Austin, TX, Edition of 100
Words, 2016, Punctum Books & Human Sciences Press, New York, NY, Edition of 300
Books, 2015, Farewell Books, Molasses Books, Raw Paw Press, Austin, TX, Edition of 300
Alien, 2014, Raw Paw Press, Austin, TX, Edition of 1000
Against Karl by Karll , 2013, Self-published, Edition of 10
Hourglass, 2013, Three Self-Published Volumes, Editions of 30
The Harolds, 2012, Recovered Writing Press (Now Molasses Books), New York, NY, Edition of 20
Marlboro, 2011, Self-Published, Edition of 50
That That, 2008, A collaboration with Samuel Tierney, Edition of 50


2023       Ella Fountain Pratt Grant Award, Durham, NC
2019       Mildred Pelter Prize, Iowa City, Iowa
2018       Wilhelm and Jane Bodine Fellowship, Iowa City, Iowa
2017       Iowa Arts Fellowship, Iowa City, Iowa
2017       Artist in Residence, Bay Space, Portland, Oregon
2016       Montello Foundation Fellowship, Montello, Nevada
2016       Artist in Residence, Montello Foundation, Montello, Nevada
2016       Artist in Residence, The Range, Saguache, Colorado
2013       Best Work of Art 2013-2014, Austin Critics Table, Austin, TX
2013       Best Curation of Group Exhibition 2013-2014, Austin Critics Table, Austin, TX
2012       Best Solo Exhibition 2012-2013, Austin Critics Table, Austin, TX

Independent Curatorial Projects

2017        Island Oasis Mirage, Canopy, Austin, TX
2017        Run-off, exhaust, and other pressures, curated with Bennet Schlesinger, Big Medium Gallery, Austin, TX
2017        One Hundred Views, Lower Left Gallery, Austin, TX
2017        Evening with Forest Bess, Big Medium Gallery, Austin, TX
2016        Mother Popcorn, co-curated with Peter Shear, Big Medium Gallery, Austin, TX
2016        Tito’s Prize: Zach Ingram, Curatorial Panel Member, Austin, TX
2016        Focus, East Austin Studio Tour, Austin, TX
2016        Sun Spots, Big Medium Gallery at Canopy, Austin, TX
2016        Lauren Moya Ford: New Hands On Old World Flowers, Big Medium Gallery, Austin, TX
2015        Think East, Fusebox Festival, Austin, TX
2015        Print Austin, Juror and Principal Curator, Canopy, Austin, Texas

Selected Bibliography

Harry Bellet, "Ceramic Brussels", Le Monde, Paris, France, 2024
John Yau, "Kevin McNamee-Tweed's Objects of Amazement," Hyperallergic, 2023
Caroline Ellen Liou,"Concise Guide to LA", Hyperallergic, 2022
Leah Ollman,"New Directions: Kevin Mcnamee-Tweed at Steve Turner", Art in America, 2021
Leah Ollman,"Commentary: I visited four reopened galleries", Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA, 2020
Suzanne Hudson, "On Kevin McNamee-Tweed", Artforum International, 2020
Rebecca Storm, "Kevin McNamee-Tweed's Literature", Editorial Magazine, Montreal, CA, 2020
Cristina Cruz, "Editor's Picks", Art Net, 2019
"Art Brussels Review", Art Viewer Online, 2019
Perwana Nazif, "Feature", The Los Angeles Review of Books, Los Angeles, CA, 2018
Will Heinrich, "What To See In New York", The New York Times, 2017
Caitlin Greenwood, "The Exit Interview: Kevin McNamee-Tweed", The Austin Chronicle, 2017
Ayden LeRoux, “The Power of Refusal: KMT’s Departure from Austin”, Glasstire, 2017
Sean Redmond, “Feature: Kevin McNamee-Tweed”, Fields Magazine, Austin, TX, 2016
Rainey Knudson, “Austin Does Houston: Kevin McNamee-Tweed”, Glasstire, 2016
Sean Redmond, “2015: Our Top Fives”, Fields Magazine, Austin, TX, 2015
Caitlin McCollom, “Deciding to Become An Artist While Making Art”, Arts + Culture Magazine, Dallas, TX, 2015
Seth Schwaiger, “Review: Books by Kevin McNamee-Tweed”, Austin Chronicle, Austin, TX, 2015
Rebecca Marino, “Q+A with KMT ”, Conflict of Interest, Austin, TX
Stephanie Bursese, “Form Review”, St. Claire Review, Philadelphia, PA
Emily Gosling, “Kevin McNamee-Tweed’s Books”, It’s Nice That, London, 2015
Lily Ball, “Interview”, Forth Magazine, Los Angeles, 2015
Kathryn Potraz, “Laugh Until You Cry”, Paste Magazine, 2015
Dallas Athent, “Books”, Bushwick Daily, 2015
Holly Otterbein, “Interview with Kevin McNamee-Tweed”, City Paper, Philadelphia, PA, 2015
Quinten Rhea, “Interview with Kevin McNamee-Tweed”, KOOP Radio, Austin, TX, 2014
Jeanne Claire van Ryzin, “Review: Rocks”, Austin American-Statesman, 2012
Wayne Alan Brenner, “Four Galleries Worth Your Weekend Time”, Austin Chronicle, 2012
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