Alison Kearney is an artist and scholar of South African art.
Kearney obtained her Ph.D., titled "Beyond the Readymade: Found Objects in Contemporary South African Art" in 2016. She completed her master’s degree in fine art from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2004 with distinction.
Kearney has participated in numerous group exhibitions in South Africa, Switzerland and Australia. She was a finalist in the 2003 MTN New contemporaries Awardand has participated in artist’s residencies in Basel and Melbourne. She has published scholarly work on contemporary South African art, and developed education materials for engaging with art for Wits Art Museum. She is a recipient of an NRF Thuthuka Grant (2012-2014) that enabled her Ph.D. research.
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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