Caroline Kennedy is an Australian artist who has worked
in a variety of mediums
producing sculpture, installation, photographic and painting works.
graduating from Melbourne's RMIT University, Kennedy has exhibited
Australia and Europe, which include 11 solo exhibitions and 35 group
Kennedy has been the recipient of a number of awards, grants and
her personal highlight is being awarded by the Art Gallery of NSW,
the Dr Denise
Hickey Studio, at the Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris, for
Often inspired by her extensive travels, Kennedy uses
photographs as a source for her practice. Kennedy is drawn to all
and relishes the challenges, which come with experiencing new cultures,
landscapes, languages, people and art forms, reflecting on the places
and events that surround her, the everyday situations - both the
Kennedy also has a strong interest in the effects
of reflected and refracted
light and how shadows may be cast according to the nature of their
Exploring how light bounces off the wall, Kennedy's installations
are often read entirely through the shadows cast on the wall.
Kennedy is constantly working on her /"lists",
/drawing on personal histories
and old family photographs, she documents and catalogues subjects
houses she has lived in, cars she has owned, pets she has loved,
records, all painted in oils on translucent perspex.
In 2015, Kennedy was awarded a Carpe Diem artist studio
residency in Kerala
India as part of the Monsoon Artist Residency Program. She also
explored the Red
Centre of Australia while on a camping trip with her family. This
year of travel
has inspired part of her upcoming exhibition, /Chronicle, /to be
held at G1
Gallery Project Space in Collingwood Melbourne in February 2016.
a collection of oil paintings; her snapshots from the last year.
Kennedy lives and works in Melbourne, Australia.
To download a current CV, click here.