Kelly McCafferty
Born 1980 Florida
Lives and Works in NYC & Miami

EDUCATION
2012
Master of Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
2009
MFA Coursework, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
2004
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois
2003
Bachelor of Arts, Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts

RESIDENCIES/WORKSHOPS
2018
Arrowmont, Gatlinburg, Tennessee
2015
Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada
2014
Byrdcliffe Artist in Residence Program, Woodstock, New York
ArtCenter South Florida, Miami Beach, Florida
2013
Wassaic Artist Residency, Wassaic, New York
Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside, Troy, New York
2012
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
2009
Ox-Bow Summer School of Art, Saugatuck, Michigan
Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina
John C Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, North Carolina

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012
Good Luck, Freight and Volume, New York, New York (Two-Person Show)
SPELL, MFA Thesis Show, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
2011
Trash Talk, East One Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
2010
Kelly McCafferty at Daacha, Daacha Gallery, Gainesville, Florida
2009
New Works by Kelly McCafferty, JEMA Annex at the Harn Museum, Gainesville, Florida
Color Play, Focus Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
2002
The Fluid Nature of Memory, Hampshire College Art Gallery, Amherst, Massachusetts

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018
Change of State, Wassaic Project, Wassaic, New York
2017
Fun House, TimeShare, New York, New York
Thing Gap Method, Spring/Break Art Show, New York, New York
Buy What You Love, Rema Hort Mann Foundation, New York, New York
2015
Instant Vacation, Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, New York
Are You A Summer?, Academic Gallery, Long Island City, Queens, New York
2014
Seeing the Sky, Wassaic Project, Wassaic, New York
Present Company Excluded, Santa Fe College, Gainesville, Florida
2013
Spin? Art., Loft 594, Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York
10 x 10 2013, Reis Studios, Long Island City, New York
Postcards from the Edge, Visual AIDS, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, New York
2012
Pratt Graduate Fine Arts Exhibition, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, New York
Excavation/Artifact, Curated by Lindsay Aveilhe, Ed.Varie Gallery, New York, New York
2011
Fracture, Steuben Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
No Trend, Curated by Jamillah James, Steuben Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
MFA Welcome Show, Steuben Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
Lucid Dreaming, Tompkins Square Library Gallery, New York, New York
Pratt Harlem Project, Harlem Project Space, New York, New York
Layers, Dekalb Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
2010
MFA Welcome Show, Steuben Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
Structures and Subversions, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee
Wee Bitty Things, Heron School of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
Materiality, ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
2009
MFA First and Second Year Show, WARPhaus Gallery, Gainesville, Florida
Ephemera, Design Festa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2004
Graduate Exhibition, G2 Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

INTERVIEWS
2017
Fleeting Joys of Energy by Jade Yumang, ARTFILE Magazine
2014
A.i.R. Reflections: Kelly McCafferty, A.i.R. Byrdcliffe
2012
Kelly McCafferty—Pratt MFA Studios, #FFFFFF Walls

PRESS
2016
"Inside the Sprawling, Balloon-filled Scene at Bushwick Open Studios" -Stephanie Eckardt, W Magazine, October 3, 2016
"Bushwick Open Studios" -Helena Calmfors, The Absorbe, October 5, 2016
2014
“Adolescent Nostalgia: Collages of Kelly McCafferty” –Lynn Hunter, Textile Arts Center Blog, October 13, 2014
"A.i.R. Reflections: Kelly McCafferty" A.i.R. Byrdcliffe Blog, September 19, 2014
2012
“Good Luck/Kelly McCafferty” -Susi Kenna, Art Seen With Susi Blog, August 2012
“Killer Shows in Chelsea” -Art & Fashion Salon Blog, July 12, 2012
“Chelsea Lately: Photos From Thursday Night’s Gallery Crawl” -Eva Wildes, On the Ground, Artinfo, July 6, 2012
“Panni Malekzadeh and Kelly McCafferty Present Dual Exhibition at Chelsea Gallery” -Alison Martin, Examiner, July 5, 2012
"Kelly McCafferty - Pratt MFA Studios" #FFFFFF Walls, June 6, 2012
"Art School Class Portraits" -Paul Sepuya, Dis Magazine, 2012
Graphite Interdisciplinary Journal of the Arts, Issue 3: The Archival

LECTURES
2014
Episcopal High School, Jacksonville, Florida
2011
Focus and Motivation Lecture Series, Hunter College, New York, New York