keavy handley-byrne
Keavy (pronounced like heavy) is a
photographer and artist living and
working between Brooklyn, NY and
Providence, RI.

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


Professional Organizations
Society for Photographic Education
      (National and Northeast Chapters, LGBTQ Caucus)
College Art Association

Current & Upcoming Exhibitions
Black: color | context | meaning
Gelman Gallery
Providence, RI
December 5, 2019 - January 19, 2020


Past Exhibitions 2019  Photography Biennial | Sol Koffler Gallery | Providence, RI
2019  SPE NE Juried Exhibition | Juror: D’Angelo Lovell Williams | Red Eye Gallery | Providence, RI
2019  I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore | Sol Koffler Gallery | Providence, RI
2019  @ ME | Paradice Palase | Brooklyn, NY
2019  Residency Exhibition | School of Visual Arts | New York, NY
2019  Twist & Twine | ChaShaMa/Paradice Palase | LIC, NY
2019  Place Setting | The Yards Collective | Rochester, NY
2018  Survey: Photography | The Waterman Gallery | Providence, RI
2018  Empathy | Juror: Ling Wen Tsai | UNC Pembroke A.D. Gallery | Pembroke, NC
2018  SPECTRUM | MCLA Gallery North Adams, MA
2018  Survived Arrival | Red Eye Gallery | Providence, RI
2015  Spring Grand Salon | Greenpoint Gallery | Brooklyn, NY
2013  Spring Exhibition | V.A., Purchase College | Purchase, NY
2013  Beats Per Minute | V.A., Purchase College | Purchase, NY

Grants, Residencies & Honors
2019  13th Annual Pollux Awards | Honorable Mention
2019  Photography & Video Residency | School of Visual Arts
2019  T.C. Colley Scholarship Award for Excellence in Photography
2019  Research Assistant | The Winter Garden Photograph Project
2018  Graduate Fellowship | Rhode Island School of Design
2013  Magna Cum Laude | Purchase College, SUNY

Features
A New Nothing with Jessina Leonard [#]
ContinuED, School of Visual Arts [forthcoming]
A New Nothing with Jody Poorwill  [#]
Speaker, MFA Boston“How We See: Photobooks by Women”  [#]

Publications
Genius of Photography (contributor), 2019
small magics, 2019 [#]