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PHILIP KENNEDY

  
Studio 15, Bankley Studios, Bankley House, Bankley Street, Manchester M19 3PP
E-mail : philip_kennedy64@hotmail.com
TELEPHONE: 0161 434 9320
    
   

TRAINING

   

1990-1991      

P.G.C.E. (Secondary Education) in Art and Design  

Manchester Polytechnic

1986-1989

B.A. (Hons.) Degree in Fine Art (Drawing/Painting)

Wolverhampton Polytechnic

   

   

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

   

2005-2009 

Leading stone-carving workshops to create series of way-markers

Lancashire Countryside Service, Forest of Bowland 

2005-2007

Stone-carving tutor for Arts Exchange projects

High Peak Community Arts

1999-2003

Art Lecturer (part-time)

Eccles College

1997-2002

Art Lecturer (part-time)

Warrington Collegiate Institute

1992-1993 

Art and Design Lecturer (part-time, temporary)

Skelmersdale College

   

   

AWARDS

   

2015 

October; East West Arts Award (EWAAC) 2015: 3D Category First Prize

2008

Aug/Sept; Honorarium for Symposium International de sculpture sur granit de Stanstead

October; Arts Council England Award for 'Fair Play' group exhibition/workshop

2003

July; Arts Council England Award for the Red Gate Gallery residency

October; Arts Council England Award for 'Draw in the Crowds' group exhibition/workshop

2001

Summer; Juliet Gomperts Memorial Trust Award: Centro d’Arte Verrocchio Scholarship

November; Short-listed for 'Spirit of Stockport' sculpture prize

1993

North West Arts/Manchester City Council funding for establishing Object Studios artist studio

   

   

RESIDENCIES & SYMPOSIA

      

2008 

Aug/Sept; Symposium International de sculpture sur granit de Stanstead, Stanstead, QC, Canada

2004

Sept; Stone-carving residency at the Scalloway Booth, Shetland Islands

2003 

July; Stone-carving residency at the Red Gate Gallery Bei Gao studio, Beijing, China

2001

July/Aug; Stone-carving residency at Centro d’Arte Verrocchio, Casole d’Elsa, Siena, Italy

    

     

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

    

2017

March-Apr; ' Play ', Bankley Studios Gallery, Levenshulme, Manchester
  July; ' Echo Chamber ', Bankley Studios Galllery, Levenshulme, Manchester

2016

May-June; ' Process ', Bankley Studios Gallery, Levenshulme, Manchester
2015  July; A6 Dialogue 4, ' 3 Hours ', Bankley Studios Gallery, Levenshulme, Manchester
Oct; ' EWAAC 2015 ' finalists exhibition, La Galleria, Pall Mall, London
2013 July; ' Fantasista: The Playmaker ', The Cello Factory, London
2011 Dec-Feb; ' CUBEOpen 2011 ', CUBE, Manchester
2010  November; ' Really ', Bankley Studios Gallery, Levenshulme, Manchester
2009  July-Aug; ' What is Crime ? ', 198 Contemporary Arts & Learning, Brixton, London
2008 May; ' Dirtymother ', Nexus Art Cafe, Manchester
July-Sept; ' In the bag ', Lauriston Gallery, Waterside Arts Centre, Sale, Manchester
October; ' Fair Play ' , Bankley Studios Gallery, Levenshulme, Manchester
2006  March; SMALLpond launch exhibition, Manchester
July; ' Food and drink ', Queen Street Studios Gallery, Belfast
2005 Nov-Dec; ' Naturally Gifted ', Mid Pennine Gallery, Burnley, Lancashire.
2004 Jun; ' Contemporary Drawing 04 ', Ruskin Mill, Nailsworth, Gloucestershire
Oct; ' Secret Garden ', Bankley Studios Gallery, Levenshulme, Manchester
2003 Oct; ' Draw in the Crowds ', Bankley Studios Gallery, Levenshulme, Manchester
Nov; ' Artist Run > ' , Series of independent arts events in Greater Manchester
2001 June; ' Phenomena , Bankley Studios Gallery, Levenshulme, Manchester
Sept.; ‘ Scabble , Oswestry Heritage & Exhibition Centre, Oswestry, Shropshire
2000  Aug.; Firefly Sculpture Festival, Cannock, Staffordshire
1999  March/May; M.A.F.A. 140th Annual Open Exhibition, Bury Museum & Art Gallery, Manchester
1998 Jan/Feb; ‘ Object Studios Exhibition ’, BBC (North) Studios, Manchester
May/June; Stone sculpture work featured in ‘Geology Today’ magazine
December; ‘ Objects ‘, Bankley Gallery, Manchester
1995 July/Aug; ‘ Live Wire ‘ Digital art on-line exhibition, Derby Photographic Festival
1994  Sept; ‘ Object One ‘ Inaugural Object Studios exhibition, Manchester
1992  March; One year loan of art work to North West Arts offices, Manchester
June/Aug; ‘ Uncommon Views ‘, Piece Hall Art Gallery, Halifax
1990 August; ‘ Erotic Art ‘, Holmfirth Art Gallery, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
Oct/Nov; ‘ Cars: Love ‘em, Hate ‘em ‘, Contact Gallery, Norwich
  
  
SELECTED COMMISSIONS
  
2006  May; 'Tree fresheners' sculpture installation, Chorlton Ees Art Trail, Chorlton Arts Festival
July; Sculpted/painted marble award for The Children's Adventure Farm Trust, Millington
2005  June; 'The Sitters' sculpture installation, Garden of Delights, Platt Fields, Manchester.
2001 Autumn; Castlefield 355 Paving stones project, the new Castlefield Gallery, Manchester
1999-2000 Winter/Spring; A series of animal wood carvings for The Children's Adventure Farm, Millington
1999   Summer/Autumn; Stone bas-relief ,The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust, Millington,Cheshire
1998  July; Work on permanent display at Calthorpe Estates head office, Edgbaston, Birmingham
1995  Jan/Apr; Two stone-carving commissions for private client
  
  
OTHER WEB-SITES
  
AXIS  www.axisartists.org.uk
FIREFLY  www.bigwig.net/firefly
TRACES www.traces.ws
ABOUT STONE http://aboutstone.org/stonehoo/
BANKLEY HOUSE STUDIOS www.bankley.org.uk
JULIET GOMPERTS TRUST www.julietgompertstrust.co.uk