EXPERIENCE

 

2021       

 

Campus Operations: Creative Project Lead

CoverMyMeds. Columbus, OH

 

2019      

 

Environments Occupancy Coordinator

CoverMyMeds. Columbus, OH

 

2017       

 

Environments Coordinator

CoverMyMeds. Columbus, OH

 

2016       

 

Facilities Coordinator

CoverMyMeds. Columbus, OH

2015       

 

Press Operator

ICS: Innovative Creative Solutions. Groveport, OH

2009       

 

Distribution Facility Maintenance

MAWC: Municipal Authority of Westmoreland County. Greensburg, PA

 

EDUCATION

 

2013       

 

The Pennsylvania State University

Master of Fine Arts

 

2009       

 

Western State Colorado University

Bachelor of Fine Arts

 

BOARD POSITIONS

 

2021 - current        

 

President

Wild Goose Creative. Columbus, OH

 

2020       

 

Secretary

Wild Goose Creative. Columbus, OH

2018

Board Member

Second Sight Project

2017

Board Member

Second Sight Project

 

AWARDS/HONORS/RESIDENCIES

 

2022       

 

Artist in Residence at Bilpin International Grounds for Creative Initiatives, New South Whales, Australia (forthcoming)               

Honorarium - Caroll Lewis Gallery at Marshall University.  Huntington, WV

 

2018       

 

Honorarium for Juried Group Exhibition - Hypotheses at Columbus Cultural Arts Center

2016       

 

Greater Columbus Arts Council: Visual Arts Fellowship and Grant Recipient

 

Artist in Residence Teton Art Lab, Jackson Hole, Wyoming (October - November)

 

Neo-Future: Artist in Residence at Arteles Creative Center, Haukijarvi, Finland (April - June)

2015       

 

Artist in Residence at RAIR: Recycled Artist in Residency, Philadelphia, PA (April - June)

2014       

 

The Harpo Foundation: Grant Recipient

 

Artist in Residence at Second Sight Studios, Columbus, OH (May - October)

 

Artist in Residence at Bunker Projects, Pittsburgh, PA (January - March)

 

2013       

 

Graduate Assistantship at Pennsylvania State University School of Visual Arts

2012       

 

1st place: Penn State University Graduate Research Exhibition - Visual Art Category

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2022       

 

Indeterminacy & the Measurement Problem

Caroll Lewis Gallery, Marshall University. Huntington, WV

2019         

 

The Observation Effect

934 Gallery. Columbus, OH

2018         

 

I. On.

Jackson Dinsdale Art Center Gallery. Hastings College, NE

2017         

 

Zeroth

Sign House, Columbus, OH

          

A Wholley Moment

The Vanderelli Room, Columbus, OH

2016         

 

Test Zone: 9

ROY G BIV Gallery, Columbus, OH   

Super Sonic Bionic Robot Voodoo Power

Skylab Gallery, Columbus, OH

2014         

 

Everything Must Change

Second Sight Studio, Columbus, OH

        

Alternating Current

Bunker Projects, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2013         

 

H = A (Hesitation Equals Annihilation): MFA Thesis

Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

2021         

 

Packed: Initiation Only Group Exhibition

ROY G BIV, Columbus, OH

 

2020         

 

An American Sunrise: Initiation Only Group Exhibition

The Vanderelli Room, Columbus, OH

2019         

 

TechnoMEME II: Fuse Factory Juried Exhibition

OSU Pearl Conard Gallery. Mansfield, OH

 

2018         

 

Hypotheses: Juried Exhibition

Columbus Cultural Arts Center. Columbus, OH

 

InterVal: Juried Performance Exhibition

ROY G BIV. Columbus, OH

 

           

2017         

 

Filthy Rich: Juried Exhibition

The Levy Gallery for the Arts. Philadelphia, PA

 

Parallel Universe: Joint Exhibition with Dana Lynn Harper

Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, OH

2016         

 

Greater Columbus Arts Council Visual Arts Fellowship Exhibition

Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH

 

Circle the Square. Joint Exhibition with Dana Lynn Harper

Marlboro College, VT.

 

Urban Scrawl 10: Juried Live Painting Festival

400 W. Rich, Columbus, OH

           

Growing a Community. Take Two

400 W. Rich, Columbus, OH

You Light Up My Life - An Exhibition of Illuminated Works: Invitation only

The Vanderelli Room, Columbus, OH

Small Scrawl: Juried Exhibition

Ohio Arts League X Space, Columbus, OH

 

Art Unbound II: Invitation Only

Carnegie Gallery, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Columbus, OH

2015         

 

Material Evidence: Initiation Only Group Exhibition

EASE Gallery, Columbus, OH

 

Wild Arts Columbus

Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, OH

 

This Inspired That: Juried Exhibition

Open Door Studios, Columbus, OH

 

Six in Studio: Juried Exhibition

Cleveland West Arts League, 78th St Studios t, Cleveland, OH

2014         

 

Urban Scrawl Road Show: Juried Exhibition

Carnegie Gallery, Columbus Main Library, Columbus, OH

 

Narcissism and the Self-Portrait

Ann St. Gallery, Newburgh, NY

 

Urban Scrawl 8: Juried Live Painting Festival

400 West Rich, Columbus, OH

                 

Experiences of War: An Artists View

Ann St. Gallery, Newburgh, NY

 

The Bazaar: Juried Joint Exhibition

Bunker Projects, Pittsburgh, PA

 

Stop! Collaborate and Listen. Invitation Only

Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

                 

Fabricated Living: Juried Joint Exhibition

Bunker Projects, Pittsburgh, PA

2013         

 

School of Visual Arts Alumni in Faculty Collection

HUB Robeson Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

 

NOVIS OCULI, Juried Exhibition

Crane Arts Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

Bob and the Psychopomps: An Immersive Sound Experiment including: Robert Yarber, Kevin Mercer, Dalton Kendrick and John DiGiovanni

Arts Crawl, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

 

Meet Me Right Here: Duo-exhibition with Dana Lynn Harper

Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA                 

 

PSU Graduate Research Exhibition

HUB Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

2012         

 

Plant to Print: John M. Anderson Endowed Lecture Series Exhibition

Borland Gallery, State College, PA

                 

The New Sauce: MFA Group Exhibition

Zoller Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

 

Difficult Differences: State College Center for the Performing Arts

Penn State Downtown Theatre, State College, PA

2009         

 

BOOM! B.F.A. Final Exhibition

Quigley Hall Gallery, Western State Colorado University. Gunnison, CO

   

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

2022       

 

Visiting Artist and Lecturer

Marshall University. Huntington, WV

2018         

 

Visiting Artist and Lecturer

Hastings College. Hastings, NE

 

2016         

 

Guest Lecturer: CreativeMornings.com

Columbus Museum of Art. Columbus, OH

 

2016         

 

Guest Lecturer and Visiting Artist:

Marlboro College. Marlboro, VT.

2015         

 

Guest Lecturer and Visiting Artist:  Printmaking Instructor for Cyanotype Workshop

Brown Elementary Hillard City School. Columbus, OH

   

             

2014         

 

Guest Lecturer and Visiting Artist:  Printmaking Instructor and Ceramics and Sculpture Assistant  

The Cultural Arts Center Artist in Residency Program at Upper Arlington High School

 

2013         

 

Instructor for Art240: Beginning Printmaking

Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA

 

2012         

 

Teaching Assistant for Art240, Art340: Beginning/Intermediate Printmaking

Pennsylvania State University. State College, PA

 

PUBLICATIONS & PRESS

         

 

Andy Downing, “The Mystery Deepens with Gabe Michael Kenney’s ‘Observation Effect.’”  Columbusalive.com, October 7, 2019

 

Jordan Ismaiel, “Gabe Michael Kenney I.On Art Installation,” Hccollegian.com, October 24, 2018

 

Tony Herrman, “JDAC Shows Feature Conceptual Work from Visiting Artist.” Hastingstribune.com, October 16, 2018

 

Michael Lieberman, “Turning Trash into Art – RAIR at the Galleries at Moore.” Theartblog.org, February 13, 2017

 

David Staley, “Abracadabra! A Personal Exploration of Magick, Mysticism, and Spirituality Brought to Life Through Art Installation.” CreativeMornings.com, September 28, 2016

 

Chris Gaitten, “Fall Arts Guide 2016: Greater Columbus,” ColumbusMonthly.com, September 12, 2016

 

Agnes Ray, “Material Evidence.” Middlechildcollective.com. November 2015

 

Josh Usmani, “Collaborative Project Closes this Weekend,” Clevelandscene.com, April 15, 2015

 

Jesse Tigges, “Mona Gazala’s Second Sight is the House Open to All Artists,” Columbusalive.com, October 2, 2014

                 

Jesse Tigges, “Exhibit Preview: ‘Everything Must Change’ makes detective TV show investigation boards into art,”

Columbusalive.com, September 18, 2014