bio photo nicole kenney


Nicole Kenney (b. 1980 Atlanta, USA) is a Brooklyn-based artist who explores universal themes through the intimate and the personal. Recurring themes in her work include mortality, impermanence, and human connections. Her main bodies of work include Love + Loss (photos: nicolekenney.com/photography; multimedia with interviews: vimeo.com/25149596), Before I die I want to... (beforeidieiwantto.org), and her autobiographical illustrations (nicolekenney.com/illustrations). As a practice, she often takes (at least) a photo-a-day (diary29.com and cowbird.com/author/nicolekenney).

Nicole holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The University of Notre Dame (2003) and a certificate degree in Documentary Photography from the International Center of Photography (2011). Nicole was a also a member of the Visual Communications department of Benetton's Young Artist Research Centre, Fabrica, in Treviso, Italy (2006).

Nicole's work has been exhibited and published internationally.