RISD XYZ

Some of my sketchbooks are featured on the Rhode Island School of Design blog, and are also in this month’s issue of the RISD XYZ magazine, where I discuss art as an antidote for addiction. Check it out! :
Kirsty McKenzie Sketchbooks

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TEEN VOGUE Astrology Art

I was commissioned by Teen Vogue to do the Astrology Art for November!!! Such a fun project – check out my zodiac collages:
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PRESCRIPTIONS Exhibition

“Prescriptions” at The Beaney

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Thanks to everyone who attended “Prescriptions” at The Beaney Art Museum, which ran from April 21-September 25. I donated my pieces to the museum for their permanent collection.

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GLAD Art Auction

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I was asked to donated some of my Cat Lady drawings for the GLAD Summer Party, and they both sold!
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FIND 50 FRIDAS Exhibition

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My 2 portraits of icon & feminist trailblazer Frida Kahlo in the group exhibition at East End Prints

Private View at East End Prints

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“Hand Maid” Exhibition

HAND MAID Exhibition

My film “Cat Lady” was selected for the HAND MAID group exhibition:

'Cat Lady by Kirsty McKenzie from Sweet 'Art on Vimeo.

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INSTAGRAM

This pioneer is FINALLY on Instagram! Follow me: @thirstymckenzie

instagram.com/thirstymckenzie

VAli Munch
Untitled (New painting) 80cm x 80cm 2015

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CLOWN FROWN

Check out my latest video installation “Clown Frown” – it’s my biggest transformation to date 😉

Transformation!

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Cat Lady Performative Installation

“Cat Lady” Performative Installation based on my video installation , at Deep Trash curated by Cuntemporary.
http://www.cuntemporary.org
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Photo by Tommy Hensher

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Sharing my Magical StudiHome !

Magical London Fields Loft Space in London

Apartment in London, United Kingdom. Upon entering my space, you'll feel as if you've been transported into a magical land. Completely saturated with bright colours & prints, original art & funky furniture, and huge windows. A stone's throw from vibrant London Fields & Broadway Marke… View all listings in London

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Interview with Kirsty McKenzie

Check out this fab interview with me, for Sweet ‘Art’s upcoming exhibition at Espacio Gallery:

https://wearesweetart.wordpress.com/2015/08/10/sweet-arts-summer-festival-and-art-bar-crawl-artists-interviews-kirsty-mckenzie//
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Chemcraft Exhibition 2015

Thank you for coming to the CHEMCRAFT INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION curated by Christina Mitrentse Projects at Espacio Gallery last week. The show was a great success!
With my piece:
“Chemical Dependency” 2015
Mixed media collage, 49cm x 66cm
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CHEMCRAFT Exhibition

CHEMCRAFT
28 July – 2 August 2015
Private View: Thursday 30 July 6-9pm
CHEMCRAFT invite <3

Chemcraft Salon Discussion – The Art of Chemistry and the Chemistry of Explosions: Saturday 1 August 3-5:30pm
Chaired by Artist Mat Clum from ideas-matter-sphere
Featuring: Artist Alex Bunn and Forensic Scientist Dr Nadia Abdul-Karim
Organised in association with www.ideas-matter-sphere.com/

http://www.artlyst.com/events/chemcraft-for-love-of-chemistry-espacio-gallery/

http://www.espaciogallery.com/future-exhibitions.html/

http://www.cmitrentseprojects.com

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“Cat Lady” (2015)

Here is my first video performance installation
“Cat Lady”:

It was screened at the YFA exhibition in Hackney Wick a couple weeks ago:
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i-D Magazine Interview

http://i-d.vice.com/en_gb/article/when-did-you-start-to-think-of-yourself-as-a-feminist-14-young-artists-answer/

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THE CAT LADIES: Sonic Experiments

I recently started some experimental sound pieces for a possible Cat Ladies video installation! :

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2015 Shows and News…

My apologies for not keeping this blog up to date – it has been a really busy year!
I have had work in several fab group shows this year, with many more coming up this summer – so stay tuned!

Y NOT? Curated by Sweet’Art at the Espacio Gallery
http://wearesweetart.com/#!y-not-artists/cthn

Smoking Cat Lady
2014, Mixed media collage on paper, 42cm x 59.4cm (framed size)
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POP LIVING at Schwartz Gallery, Hackney Wick

Year of the Horse Self Portrait
2014, Mixed Media collage, 30cm x 42cm
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Drawings published in Art Ascent magazine

Some of my portraits were just published in this magazine Art Ascent: Me & John Waters side by side <3 : ArtAscentmagazine_noborder:crest

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Snow Angel Album Cover

Here’s the album artwork I did for Gabby LaLa’s band Snow Angel’s 7″ record:

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And my favourite drawing “outtake” :
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“Day & Night” Catsuits

DAY and NIGHT vibe Catsuits I created for musician Elena Roxy Rose.
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