Millicent Kennedy is a Chicago based artist, curator, and educator. Her art practice utilizes installation, fiber, print and performance to make work that quotes the troubled histories of materials and enacts new rituals of mourning.
She received her Bachelor's Degree from Northeastern Illinois University and her MFA from Northern Illinois University where she was awarded the Helen Merritt Fellowship. She's received solo exhibitions from SXU Art Gallery, Roman Susan and Parlour and Ramp, as well as site specific installations with Terrain Exhibitions Biennial, and Purple Window Gallery. She has received artist residencies in Chicago, and Mississippi, and Michigan. See the CV page for more information regarding exhibitions and press.
Kennedy co-curates at Parlour and Ramp Gallery in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago, and has served as the Gallery Director at Rockford University, She currently teaches at Evanston Art Center and Lillstreet Art Center.