One cliché I use on myself – the one rule is – no rules; and if you really have a sense of limits, then you’re free to break out of them.
Helen Frankenthaler

My film inspired paintings are part of a years-long series exploring European and American postwar projections of a modern world – a world still at war – whose values, I believe, we continue to negotiate. Painting itself is part of that negotiation and for me it’s relevance lies in acting as a narrative mirror for our collective experience.

Jeanne Kenney was born in White Plains, NY and lives and works in northwest Connecticut.

Solo Exhibitions
2009 Kid Disco South Street Gallery, Greenport, New York
2016 Open Space Gallery, Greenport, New York

Juried Exhibitions
2005 Small Works Boltax Gallery, Shelter Island, New York
2007 Annual Women’s Show National Arts Club, New York, NY
2007 Summer Salon Juried exhibition New York Academy of Art, New York
2009 Summer Salon Juried exhibition New York Academy of Art, New York\
2010 Summer Exhibition, Greenwich Art Society, Greenwich, CT
2012 Summer Salon Juried exhibition New York Academy of Art, New York
2016 Annual Show, Washington Art Association, Washington, CT
2018 Painters in NWCT, Valley Spirit, Washington, CT
2020 People in Places, WAA, Washington CT
2020 New Blooms, WAA, Washington CT
2021 “New Growth” Washington Art Association, Washington CT
2021 Creative Connections, WAA, Washington CT
2021 120th Annual Exhibition, New Haven Clay & Paint Club, New Haven, CT Juror, Hollis Dunlap
2021 Five Points Gallery 2021 Juried Exhibition. Juror, Joseph Fucigna

Group Exhibitions
2002 Of Sky and Water Watermark Gallery, Greenport, New York
2011 Wendt Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2012 Imagine Gallery, Nashville, TN
2014 Summer season, Kenise Barnes Gallery, Larchmont, NY
2019 Members Show, Washington Art Association, Washington CT
2020 Members Show, Washington Art Association, Washington CT
2021 Members Show, Washington Art Association, Washington CT

Collection of Senator Richard and Cynthia Blumenthal, Greenwich, CT
Paris Forino Interior Design, Manhattan

Publications:
“The Figure: Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture” McCann, Margaret, Skira Rizzoli 9/2014


Awards
2001-02 Merit Scholarship Award, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

Articles
Hyperallergic review, John Seed – https://hyperallergic.com/152075/contemporary-arts-body-language/

Education
MFA, Painting, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY 2002
Anatomical studies, Ruskin School of Art, Oxford University, Oxford, England 2002