Garry Neill Kennedy

Garry Neill Kennedy is a senior Canadian artist who continuously produces printed matter to stand alone and to accompany his exhibitions. In addition to an active career as an artist, Garry has been teaching studio art at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD University) for over forty years where he also served as president for 23 years (1967 – 1990). He was visiting professor at California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts) and Ēcole des Beaux Arts, Paris (ENSB-A). His most recent solo museum exhibitions were held at The National Gallery of Canada, The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, The Owens Art Gallery and Portikus (#86) (Frankfurt am Main). In 2003 he was a recipient of the Order of Canada and in 2004, the Governor General’s Award in the Visual and Media Arts and in 2000, the Portia White Prize.

Garry recently was included in a group show at The Apartment, Vancouver, and has a solo exhibition opening at the OR Gallery, Vancouver, on Friday, November 1st 2013. He has also recently completed two books — one for MIT Press, The Last Art College: Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1968 -1978 and the other, a catalogue raisonne of his printed matter by Peter Trepanier, published by the National Gallery of Canada.