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Shawn Kerns

 

Exhibitions

 

2020 Shawn Kerns verse the Cleveland Museum of Art - Touring across America and then to Asia, Europe, and Africa.

2019 Cleveland Ingenuity Fest - Boink the Art Handler, Cleveland, Ohio

2019 InShort Film Festival, Loas, Nigeria

2019 MOCA Cleveland, Black Gloves Blue Tape

2019 MOCA Cleveland, The Art Handler Olympics

2018 Studio H Gallery, Cleveland

2017 Cleveland West Gallery, 78 St. Studios

2016 Cleveland Ingenuity, Growing a Dragon Fruit in Cleveland Ohio

2016 Cleveland Museum of Art, Sol Lewitt Wall Drawing #797,

2016 Shawn Kerns Drawings, Paper Circle Gallery, Nelsonville, Ohio

2016 Transformer Station, Cleveland Ohio

2015 Frieze Art Show, Austin Texas

2015 Akron Short Film Festival, Akron Ohio

2015 Cleveland Ingenuity,  The Boy, Cleveland Ohio

2014 Gallery West, Medial Temporal Castaway, Cuyahoga Community College

2014 Chicago International Film Festival, Chicago Illinois

2014 West Virginia Mountaineer International Film Festival, Morgantown West Virginia

2013 Cleveland Ingenuity, Cleveland Ohio

2013 Kent State MFA Show, Kent State Gallery

2012 End of the World Print Show, George Mason University Gallery

2012 Kent State MFA Show, Kent State Painting Gallery

2012 Ohio Artist Registry, The Carnegie Gallery and Columbus Library

2012 New York Drawing Center, Drawing a Female Head - Drawing Performance

2012 Morgan Foundation Show, MCM Gallery, Hudson Ohio

2012 Addiction and Art, John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore Maryland

2012 Our Dear Leader is Dead, Kent State Painting Gallery, Kent Ohio

2011 Herman Fine Arts Center, The Gun Game, Marietta College Ohio

2011 Sunshine Gallery, Plastic Art, Seoul Korea

2010 The Little School Gallery, Seoul (curator)

2010 The Little School Gallery, Seoul (curator)

2010 Sunshine Gallery, Sacrificing everything for the continuation of art, Seoul

2009 Mental Film Festival, Arshile Gorky's Last Painting, Scotland

2008 Seoul Foundation for the Arts and Culture- Kiss Me I got a Nuclear Bomb, Seoul

2007 Sunshine Gallery- Communism Loves Capitalism, Seoul

2007 Seoul Foundation for the Arts and Culture- Mechanical Seal Performance, Seoul

2006 Kalamazoo Animation Festival, Otto's Jacket, Michigan

2006 The Church Gallery- Movie Documentary, Johnny Z Saves the World, Akron

2005 Akron University, Emily Davis Gallery - Sketch Book War

2005 The Church Gallery- Sketch Book War II, Akron

2005 The Church Gallery- Sketch Book War, Akron

2004 The Duck- World Unity Art, Seoul

2004 The Church Gallery- The Brother Kerns, Akron

2004 English School – Ankor Watt, Cambodia

2003 Getaway Gallery – Commercialism in Art, Columbus

2003 Getaway Gallery – Digital Art, Columbus 

2003 Under Ground – Graffiti Art and Rock ŌnÕ Roll, Illsan, Korea

2001 Cleveland Museum of Art – Ohio Artists on the Fence, Cleveland

2000 The Ohio State Fair, Columbus

1999 Ohio Art League Gallery - The Mighty Quinn, Columbus (curator)

1999 Herman Fine Arts Center, Marietta College

1998 New Town Castle, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare, Ireland.

1997 Hopkins Gallery - Ohio State University, Columbus

1996 Herman Fine Arts Center, Marietta College

1995 The Ohio Sports Art Exposition, Ohio University

1994 National Scholastic Gold Key Art Awards - Chicago, Illinois

1994 Ohio Scholastic Gold Key Art Award Winner, Cleveland 

1993 Ohio Scholastic Gold Key Art Award Winner, Cleveland

1992 Ohio Scholastic Gold Key Art Award Winner, Columbus                      

 

Education

Kent State University School of Art, MFA Painting, Drawing and Video 2014

Marietta College, BFA Studio Art 1999                                        

Burren College of Art Ireland, Painting 1997

 

Work

CLEVELAND MUSUEM OF ART, 2014 – present

11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44206, 216-707-2205

Collections Management - Art Handler

 

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART CLEVELAND, 2014

11400 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, 216-658-6924

Exhibitions Assistant

 

KENT STATE UNIVERSITY - GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT, 2013 – 2014

800 East Summit Street, Kent, OH 44242, 330-672-3000

Teaching Assistant and Drawing Studio manager

 

KENT STATE UNIVERSITY FASHION MUSEUM, 2013 – 2014

515 E Main St, Kent, OH 44242, 330-672-3450

Assistant to the Exhibition Designer/Preparator and Registrar

 

THE ARTIST JEN LUIÕS ASSISTANT, 2013

Bennington 1 College Dr, Bennington, VT 05201

718-690-0893

Assistant Director

 

THE LITTLE SCHOOL, 2006 – 2011

18 Dosan-daero 57-gil, Gangnam-Gu, Seoul, South Korea 02-794-1088

Art and Science Teacher

 

WORLD TOUR ENTERTAINMENT, 2001 – 2009

Musician and Artist

 

CAPITA TECHNOLOGIES, 1999 - 2001

Cleveland, Ohio

Assistant Art Director

 

X-DESIGN, 1996-1999

Columbus, Ohio

Production Artist

 

Honors

 

2015 Cleveland Ingenuity Grant

2013 Cleveland Ingenuity Grant

2013 Kent State Artist Travel Grant

2013-2014 Kent State Graduate Teaching Assistant in Drawing

2013 Kent State Student Senate

2012 MFA William and Hazel Schock Scholarship

2011-14 National Honor Society

2005 Captain of Seoul Gaels MenÕs Football Club and Social liaison

2001-2003 Mighty Quinn Art Association President

1999 Guest Curator for the Ohio Art League Gallery

1998 Tau Kappa Epsilon Vice President

1994 National Scholastic Gold Key Art Winner