Kenneth E. Parris III

Solo Exhibitions

Jacob’s Pillow: “104 Work Weeks: On Tour With the Merce Cunningham Dance Company” Becket, MA 2014

Mayson Gallery: “104 Work Weeks: On Tour With the Merce Cunningham Dance Company” New York, NY 2013

JSF Contemporary: “104 Work Weeks: On Tour With the Merce Cunningham Dance Company” Philadelphia, PA 2012-13

G Gallery: “104 Work Weeks: On Tour With the Merce Cunningham Dance Company” Houston, TX 2012

Chashama 217: “104 Work Weeks: On Tour With the Merce Cunningham Dance Company” New York, NY 2011

The Knapp Gallery in association with 511 Presents: “With All Your Lies, You’re Still Very Loveable” New York, NY 2009

The Knapp Gallery: “Pulling Focus” Philadelphia, PA 2008

G Gallery: “Restless” Houston, TX 2007

 

Exhibitions

Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs: “Making Marks: Digital Sketches to Painted Stories” Long Island City, NY 2017

Repair The World, NYC: “The ’91 Violence” Brooklyn, NY 2016

Tabla Rasa Gallery: “ARS NOVA” Brooklyn, NY 2016

Rush Arts Gallery: “Bombay Sapphire & Russell Simmons Artisan Series” New York, NY 2015

Etta Place: “Truck Yeah: A Mobile Meet Up” Williamsburg, NY 2011

Spoil Me Fashion & Samantha House Jewelry: Exhibition and Event for Fashion Week at On The Ave Hotel New York, NY 2011

JSF Contemporary: “Summer Showroom” Philadelphia, PA 2011

Rush Arts Gallery: “Bombay Sapphire & Russell Simmons Artisan Series” New York, NY 2010

JSF Contemporary & McNeill Art Group: “The Six” McNeill Art Group Tribeca Project Space, New York, NY 2010

Skateistan, Afghanistan’s Co-educational Skateboarding School: “Auction & Benefit” (for displaced youth in Afghanistan) New York, NY 2010

H.O.W. Journal, Helping Orphans Worldwide: “Springy, Spring, Spring: Fundraiser & Art Auction” New York, NY 2010

JSF Contemporary: “Selected Artists” Philadelphia, PA 2010

Gallery 225: “Art Live 2009” New York, NY 2009

Special Project with The de L’autonomy Mission & Collective Hardware: New York, NY 2009

PULSE New York Contemporary Art Fair: New York, NY 2009

SCOPE Hamptons Contemporary Art Fair: Exhibition of “Push Pull Series” East Hampton, NY 2008

Gawker Media Headquarters: Exhibition of Selected Works for “Art@Gawker” New York, NY 2008

World Of Wonder Storefront Gallery: “depARTed; Before They Expired They Inspired” Hollywood, CA 2008

FUEL Collection: “Parris New York Philadelphia” Philadelphia, PA 2007

Arnold Worldwide: Exhibition of Selected Works at the Advertising Agency New York, NY 2006

Studio Show: “Moments of Clarity—A Celebration of Art and Music” Brooklyn, NY 2005

Bevier Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology: “Looking Back to the Future—100 Years of Art at RIT” Rochester, NY 2003

Gallery Lombardi, Contemporary Fine Arts: “Art After Hours” Austin, TX 2002

Austin Modern Art Gallery: “The New Originals” Austin, TX 2002

Austin Modern Art Gallery: “Christmas Presence” Austin, TX 2001

Guadalupe Arts Center: “Revealing the Essence” Austin, TX 2001

 

Education

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Rochester, New York
Bachelors of Fine Arts in Illustration with Honors May 1998
Associates of Applied Science in Graphic Design with Honors May 1996
Concentration in Philosophy

 

Related Experience & Honors

Work selected for Bombay Sapphire & Russell Simmons Artisan Series, Oct 2011 & Oct 2015

Performed in Rashaun Mitchell: NOX at Danspace Project, Jan 2013

Awarded a Studio Artist Grant from Chashama, June 2012

Awarded a Space Grant from Chashama, Dec 2011

Creative Director of indie rock band My Jerusalem, 2009-Present

Art Editor of H.O.W. Journal 2011, 2010

Awarded Bronze Addy Awards 2003, 2002 and Gold 2001, American Advertising Federation of Austin