BIO

Born in Boston, MA, Lani (rhymes with rainy) received a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1983 and an MFA from the New York Academy of Art in 2011.  Currently she lives in Brooklyn, NY.

EDUCATION

2011 MFA, New York Academy Of Art

1983 BFA, Rhode Island School of Design

EXHIBITIONS 

2016  Art Southampton, Nova's Ark Project, Bridgehampton, NY  July 7-11

2016 Leonard Branch of the Brooklyn Library June-August

2015 Reinventing the Helm Nightingale Gallery Watermill New York, Group Show June 6th -Aug 3

2014 Creative Forces Centerpoint Gallery, Solo Show, Sept-Jan, Anthroposophy Society, New York, NY

2013 Spiritual Talents  El Beit, Solo Show, Brooklyn, NY

2013 NYAA Alumni Show, Studio 7, Bernardsville, NY

2012 African Rainforest Conservancy Benefit, New York, NY

2012 The Ones, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2011 Human Nature Dib Gallery, New York, NY

2011 NYC Six Summit Salmagundi, Group Show, G2 Lounge, New York, NY

2011 Foolsgold Sanctuary Exhibition, One Mile Gallery, Kingston, NY

2011 Small Animals MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2010 50x50 Art for Tibet Benefit Show, New York, NY

2006 Group Exhibition, Leif Hope’s Restaurant, East Hampton, NY

2003 Group Exhibition, Goat Head Gallery 725 Show, Sag Harbor, NY

2002 Group Exhibition, Prudential LI Realty Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY

2002  Small Works Show, Gallery Merz, Sag Harbor, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Marina Rybak,  "Blessing of the Animals-Artistic Vision of Lani Kennefick" Lingerie Briefs October 11, 2013

http://lingeriebriefs.com/category/guest-blog/an-intimate-vision/ 

Jennifer Landes, “Women’s Work at Leif Hope’s” East Hampton Star, March 23, 2006

COMMISSIONS

Chanel Fine Art for Boutiques, Chanel, SA, NYC

RESIDENCIES

2012 A.S.A.P, Mount Desert Island, ME