Susi Kenna is one of New York’s premiere art curators and has worked as a professional art curator since 2002. Kenna’s day to day tasks as an art curator involve liaising with both emerging and well-established artists in order to procure artwork for professional art exhibitions as well as contemporary art venues.
Susi Kenna Artist Curator Profile:
Kenna holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Design Management from the Parsons School of Design which is located in Greenwich Village in Manhattan, New York.
After graduating with her degree Kenna went on to found The Creatives Agency in 2010. Which she created which the intention of organizing and planning events for modern, contemporary art venues. Such as prominent art galleries and museums as well as well respected studios.
The Creatives Agency quickly grew from strength to strength as a result of New York being one of the world’s premiere art destinations. As New York is home to numerous world-class museums as well as dozens of popular art galleries
Susi Kenna was elected as the co-chair of the Steering Committee of the Junior Associates of the Museum of Modern Art in 2011. An important position as the Museum of Modern Art is one of the most highly respected, most visited art museums in the world.
Furthermore, Kenna was also given the prestigious distinction of being invited to the NADA, the New Art Dealers Alliance in 2012. Just two years after starting her own business The Creatives Agency.
Some of the successful, notable exhibitions which Kenna has organized for some of New York’s premier contemporary art galleries and museums have featured in articles in high profile publications such as The Huffington Post, Artslant, Papermag, Opening Ceremony, and Smug Magazine. All of which are highly respected by the USA’s thriving art community.
Better yet overseas publications have also reached out to Kenna in order to cover some of the events such as exhibitions which Kenna has curated art pieces for.
Kenna’s passion for helping emerging artists:
Kenna has been passionate about supporting emerging artists for over a decade and supports a wide variety of artist studios. Some artists who studios are championed by Kenna include Ken Solomon, Michael Alan, David Goodman, Carlos Charlie Perez, and Carl Eckhoff. All of whom are building successful careers for themselves as contemporary artists.
Kenna’s art trips:
Kenna also travels the world as a professional art curator and has recently visited Havana, Cuba, Basel, and Zurich in Switzerland as well as London, England. Kenna also frequently travels around the continental United States in order to meet new emerging artists whose work she can them exhibit in New York. Some cities which Kenna visits frequently in the US include Dallas Texas, Miami Florida, Washington DC.
As well as organizing exhibitions Kenna also curates art for art fairs, which allows art enthusiasts to purchase works from new emerging artists.
So if you’re an emerging artist looking for representation or work for an art space, which requires an art curator for an event, it’s definitely worth getting in touch with Kenna. Alternatively, if you’re simply an art enthusiast, it’s also worth attending an art fair hosted by Kenna.