Born in Boston, MA, Lani (rhymes with rainy), currently lives in Portland, ME


2011 MFA, New York Academy Of Art

1983 BFA, Rhode Island School of Design


2019 Art New York, NYAA Booth, NY, NY

2018 Little But Fierce,  NYAA Alumni Group Show,  Chashama 7 14th St NYC July 17- Aug 3 2018

2017 Aquarius Studios, Queens, NY September 23-29

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


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

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


Chanel Fine Art for Boutiques, Chanel, SA, NYC


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