keavy handley-byrne
Keavy (pronounced like heavy) is a
photographer and artist living and
working between Brooklyn, NY and
Providence, RI.
They are currently raising money to
attend their first artist residency.
 

Education
MFA, Photography
with a certificate in collegiate teaching
Rhode Island School of Design
Expected completion June 2020

BFA, Photography
Purchase College, SUNY
Magna Cum Laude, 2013

Upcoming Exhibitions
Twist & Twine
ChaShaMa/Paradice Palase
Long Island City, NY
June 7th - 30th, 2019


Happy2BeHere x Small Magics
Paradice Palase
Brooklyn, NY
August 15th - 18th, 2019


Past Exhibitions
2019
Place Setting
The Yards Collective
Rochester, NY



2018

Survey: Photography
The Waterman Gallery
Providence, Rhode Island


Empathy - juried by Ling Wen Tsai
UNC Pembroke A.D. Gallery
Pembroke, North Carolina


SPECTRUM: Exploring Gender Identification
MCLA Gallery 51
North Adams, Massachusetts


Survived Arrival
Red Eye Gallery
Providence, Rhode Island


2015

Spring Grand Salon
Greenpoint Gallery
Brooklyn, New York


2013
Spring Exhibition
Visual Arts Building, Purchase College
Purchase, New York


Beats Per Minute
Visual Arts Building, Purchase College
Purchase, New York


Grants, Residencies & Honors

13th Annual Pollux Awards
Honorable Mention
2019


Photography & Video Residency
School of Visual Arts, New York
2019

T.C. Colley Scholarship Award
for Excellence in Photography
2019

Research Assistantship
The Winter Garden Photograph Project
Keeper of the Hearth, ed. Odette England
2019

Graduate Fellowship
Rhode Island School of Design
2018


Features

a new nothing
with Jody Poorwill
2019


Featured speaker, MFA Boston
“How We See: Photobooks by Women”
2019


Publications
Genius of Photography (contributor)
2019


small magics
2019