Irena Kennedy


Irena Kennedy was born in Wellington and gained a BFA at the Dunedin School of Art, where she was awarded the David Con Hutton Memorial Scholarship and has recently completed her MFA at Monash University, Melbourne.

Irena exhibits regularly across New Zealand – most recently including, Sculpture On Shore 2012, the Portage Ceramic Awards 2013, the Waitakari Sculpture Awards 2013 (winning 2nd prize) and in January 2013 undertook a successful residency at the Anteroom Gallery in Dunedin

Selected Exhibtions, Awards and Residencies:

2015  nkb Gallery, Mt Eden Auckland, New Zealand
2015  Casbah Gallery – Hamilton , New Zealand
2015  Splore Art Festival – Auckland, New Zealand
2015  Little Tingu Gallery –  Melbourne, Australia
2014  Sculpture on Shore – Auckland , New Zealand
2014  nkb Gallery,  Pop up Space, Auckland, New Zealand
2014  Substation Art Awards – Melbourne, Australia
2014  nkb Gallery, Mt Eden Auckland, New Zealand
2014  Neighbourhood show Corbans art centre, Auckland
2013  Portage Ceramic Awards, Auckland New Zealand
2013  Waitakari Sculpture and painting awards, Auckland New Zealand
2013  First Thursday, Auckland, New Zealand
2013  Artist in Residence  – The Anteroom, Dunedin, New Zealand
2012  Sculpture on Shore – Auckland, New Zealand

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