Kevin McNamee-Tweed
cottontweed@gmail.com
kevinmcnameetweed.com

Education

2008        BFA New York University
2019        MA University of Iowa
2020        MFA University of Iowa

Solo Exhibitions

2019        Eduardo Secci, Florence, Italy (forthcoming)
2019        Steve Turner, Los Angeles, CA (forthcoming)
2018        Beret Debt, Devening Projects, Chicago, IL (forthcoming)
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

2018        Swab Art Fair, Barcelona, Spain, Dutton Gallery (NY)
2018        Art Brussels Fair, Brussels, Belgium, Steve Turner (LA)
2018        UNTITLED Fair, Miami, FL, Steve Turner (LA)  
2018        Afire, Skylab Gallery, Columbus, OH
2018        Spring 1883 Fair, Melbourne Australia, Dutton Gallery (NY)
2018        All You Can See, Rizzuto Gallery, Palermo, Italy
2018        Pablo, Cabinet Printemps, Dusseldorf, Germany
2018        NADA New York, DUTTON Gallery (NY)  
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

Drawings, 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

Honors

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

Professional/Teaching Experience

2013 – 2017       Director of Exhibitions, Big Medium, Austin, TX        
2018                 Instructor, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Independent Curatorial Projects

2017        Island Oasis Mirage, Canopy, Austin, TX
2017        Run-off, exhaust, and other pressures, co-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

Perwana Nazif, "Feature", The Los Angeles Review of Books, 2018
Roberta Smith, "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, 2016
Rainey Knudson, “Austin Does Houston: Kevin McNamee-Tweed”, Glasstire, 2016
Fields Magazine, “2015: Our Top Fives”, Fields Magazine, 2015
Caitlin McCollom, “Deciding to Become An Artist While Making Art”, Arts + Culture Magazine, 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, “Self-Help, Poo, & Existential Questions: KMT’s Books”, It’s Nice That, London, 2015
Lily Ball, “Interview”, Forth Magazine, Los Angeles, 2015
“Laugh Until You Cry”, Kathryn Potraz, Paste Magazine, 2015
Dallas Athent, “Books”, Bushwick Daily, 2015
Holly Otterbein, “Interview with Artist Kevin McNamee-Tweed”, City Paper, Philadelphia, 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”, The Austin Chronicle, 2012
Janet Wlody, “Kevin McNamee-Tweed: Rocks”, Gessato, 2012
Adrienne Breaux, “Rocks”, 2 Modern, 2012

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