Kennedy Yanko (b. 1988) is a Brooklyn-based artist who debuted sculptures from her "Elements and Skin" series as part of a Derrick Adams-curated group show, "Hidden in Plain Sight" at Jenkins Johnson Project Space. Brooklyn, NY in 2017. In 2019, Yanko’s work was featured in 3 solo exhibitions: Highly Worked (Denny Dimin Gallery, NY), Hannah (Kavi Gupta, Chicago), and Before Words (UICA, Grand Rapids. She also installed her first public sculpture, 3 WAYS, on the Poydras Corridor in New Orleans in collaboration with The Helis Foundation and the Ogden Museum of Art. In 2019, Yanko was named Art Forum’s “Critic’s Pick,” received a Colene Brown Art Prize awarded by BRIC Arts Media, and was featured in 100 Sculptors of Tomorrow published by Thames & Hudson. In the last couple of years, Yanko has also exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (Parallels and Peripheries curated by Larry Ossei-Mensah) and at the University of South Florida (Life During WarTime, curated by Christian Viveros). Her work is included in the collections of JP Morgan Chase and TD Bank, among others.
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