Obsolescence: Pencil Sharpener - Millicent Kennedy

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Millicent Kennedy

Obsolescence: Pencil Sharpener, 2021

Deconstructed inoperable pencil sharpener hand quilted into linen and satin

16 x 20 x 4 inches


Millicent Kennedy is a Chicago based artist who's practice utilizes textiles in their image making and sculptural potential using machine and hand stitching, printmaking, natural dye, and installation art. Kennedy serves as the Curator of Exhibitions at the Fine Arts Center Gallery in Northeastern Illinois University and has previously served as the Gallery Director at Rockford University, they currently teach classes and workshops in and around Chicago, where their studio is located.

They received a Bachelor's Degree from Northeastern Illinois University and MFA from Northern Illinois University where they were awarded the Helen Merritt Fellowship. They’ve received solo exhibitions from Belong Gallery, SXU Art Gallery, Roman Susan and Parlour and Ramp, as well as site specific installations with Charles Allis Art Museum, Terrain Exhibitions Biennial, and Purple Window Gallery. They have received artist residencies with Roman Susan, Terrain Exhibitions and Lillstreet Art Center.

Weight: 1 lb
Dimensions: 16 in × 20 in × 4 in