NEWS – Christopher Kennedy, Photo Luminism
July/August. Solo exhibition, “Impalpable Light” The Bazemore Gallery, 4339 Main Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127. Opening July 1st, Opening Reception July 8th.
June/July. Solo exhibition, “Re-Imagined” at the Studio Gallery, 19 W. Mechanic St., New Hope PA. Opening June 3rd, thru July.
June. “Firefly Tree” at the Phillips Mill Photographic Exhibition. 6/4 – 6/26. *Patron’s Award*.
May. Solo exhibition of B&W representational and Photo Luminism works at the Red Filter Gallery online.
April. “Do Not Remove” chosen for the PA Center for Photography‘s Americana exhibition.*Awarded 2nd Place honors*.
March. “Firefly Tree” chosen by the jury for the Phillips Mill Photographic Exhibition, June 4-26.
December. “Fire Flowers” chosen by designers of the brand new luxury JW Marriott Marquis Houston for a public reception area.
December. Solo exhibition, 26 Bridge Studio and Gallery, Lambertville, NJ. December 2nd – 31st.
November. “Firefly Tree” wins *Honorable Mention* at Transformations exhibition.
November. “Curtain Call” published in the book ‘Bucks County Inspired Poems, Prose and Pictures’.
October. “Dahlia” is being shown at the New Hope Arts Members Salon Exhibition, 7th – 16th.
October. “Firefly Tree” chosen by the jury to be shown in print form at the first annual Transformations exhibition, Pennsylvania Center for Photography, Doylestown, PA. November thru December.
June/July. “Battery Mural” was chosen by the jury for the New Hope Arts Photographic Exhibition, Exposure.
June. “Cross Hatch” was chosen by the jury to be shown in the highly revered Phillip’s Mill 24th Photographic Exhibition.
May. Eight pictures were chosen by curator Stephanie Lisle to be a part of ‘Art in the Workplace’ along with nine other distinguished photographers in the gorgeous offices of Raymond James, Newtown, PA.
February. Sculpture proposal, *’Exhibitionist’ chosen by popular vote* to be created for the town of New Hope, PA as one of 25 entries into the PNC Bank sponsored NH Arts Outdoor Sculpture Contest.
September. Christopher is one of only 20 juried artists featured in The Artist Portfolio Magazine, issue 23, LA vs NY2.
August/Sept. “Vision of Cubicity” on display at New Hope Arts Salon Exhibition.
July. “Ecstasy” wins the Cool Capture award for View Bug’s Inspiring Shots contest. It also garnered 1 Outstanding Creativity and 2 Top Choice Peer Awards.
June. “Cloud Two” *Winner of ARTslanT’s 3rd Showcase*.
March. Two pictures featured at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show in New York as part of Marc Blackwell New York’s Dining by Design installation.
December. Participated in the Spectrum Miami Art Fair during Art Basel week.
November. Invited to participate in two man show at Red Filter Gallery, Lambertville, NJ. Nov 4 – Jan 2. SOLD OUT.
October. Invited to participate in the curated 6th Kinetica Museum Art Fair as a part of their Feature Exhibition in London, Oct. 16 -19.
August. *Winner, ARTslanT’s 5th Showcase – ‘Passage’*.
May. Donated ‘Paddles,’ a print on fine art paper, to benefit The Bucks County Playhouse, raising almost one thousand dollars.
April. Kickstarter project launched to raise funds towards the creation of the oversized aluminum prints for Photo Independent LA. Kickstarter Campaign.
Participated in the inaugural Photo Independent Art Fair at Raleigh Studios in Los Angeles.
March. Donated ‘Love Blossoms’ to benefit DIFFA’s Dining by Design event at the Architectural Digest Home Design Show in New York City.
January. Chosen by the BWGallerist as one of the “Best of the Best” Emerging Fine Art Photographers of 2013.
December. Voted one of the ‘Faces of 2013’ by The Bucks County Herald.
December. The Philadelphia Photo Art Center chooses ‘Spiked’ – the Cira Center captured Photo Luminism style – to be displayed on a billboard Center City, Philadelphia in December. A total of 1561 pictures were submitted.
November. The Midweek Wire profiles Christopher and features Manhattan Veiled.
August. The Conrad Hilton Dubai purchases twenty four copies of Gold Wire on canvas.
June. The Hyatt Regency Chicago issues press release including details of Kennedy’s artwork:
“Hyatt Regency Chicago enlisted seasoned photographer and abstract artist, Christopher Kennedy, to generate unique Photo Luminism® artwork for display in the Grand Ballroom lobby. Kennedy creates abstract images using fixed sources of light as the paint and his camera as both brush and canvas. The image is printed directly onto sheets of lightly brushed aluminum, producing an almost three dimensional luminosity to the pictures.”
April. Five pictures purchased by Saker Aviation for the Downtown Manhattan Heliport. All will be displayed in their VIP lounge.
February. The Hyatt Regency Chicago purchases eight oversize Photo Luminism prints for the reception area of their Grand Ballroom as part of their $168 million refurbishment.
Mid February to mid March. Three prints exhibited in the inaugural show at The Bucks County Project Gallery in Doylestown, Pennsylvania.
July. Featured cover artist for ‘dtown’ magazine (now Radius). Four page spread and article.
May. Featured in The Artist Showcase magazine, NYC Spring Art Fairs issue. Pages 82/83.
April. One of ‘5 Artists You Need to Know’ in Philadelphia’s Buck’s Life magazine.
December 2011. Bucks County Herald highlights the introduction of Photo Luminism.
Dec. 1- Dec. 31 Photo Luminism image of the Cira Center installed on a billboard in Philadelphia as part of Philly Photo Day.
Nov. 15 – ongoing. Red Filter Gallery, Lambertville, NJ. B&W and Photo Luminism prints on paper.
Ongoing: Gallery Piquel, New Hope PA.
August. PPAC Annual Members Exhibition
Feb.14 – March 14. The Bucks County Project Gallery, Doylestown PA.
Jan 14 – Feb 28. The Zen Den, Doylestown PA.
The LG TRIPP Gallery Exhibition extended to January 19th.
Dec 7 – Jan 19, 2013. The 5th Annual Abstract Photography show, FOCUS, at LG Tripp Gallery in Philadelphia. I have been promised a SOLO show within the next 6 -12 months.
Sept – Dec. Doylestown Hospital ArtWalk invitation.
July – ongoing. Gallery Piquel, New Hope PA.
June. ‘Photo Luminism, Light as you’ve never seen it before.’ One man exhibition at The Bank of Princeton Community Gallery, Lambertville NJ
June. ‘Continuum.’ New works by eight innovative photographers. The Photography Place Gallery, Doylestown PA
March – May. Gallery Piquel, New Hope PA.
February. Group exhibition featuring 6 photographers at The Photography Place Gallery, Doylestown PA
January. ‘(A)chromatic Celebrations. Two man show at The Old York Cellars Gallery, Ringoes NJ
November – December. Photo Luminism introduced. Gallery Piquel, New Hope PA.