Kevin McNamee-Tweed is an artist, curator, and writer based currently in Iowa City, Iowa. From North Carolina, he received a BFA from New York University in 2008 and will receive an MA and MFA from the University of Iowa in 2019 and 2020. His work has been exhibited internationally, ranging from installations and visual art to handmade books and widely distributed publications. Recent projects include solo exhibitions at Devening Projects (Chicago), Rod Barton (London), The Still House Group (New York) and The Menil Collection Bookstore (Houston). Forthcoming exhibitions include Eduardo Secci (Florence, Italy) and Steve Turner (Los Angeles), Harper’s Books (New York), Big Medium (Austin), Texas), and Underdonk (New York). A survey of his drawings was recently published by Amsterdam-based Terry Bleu Publishing and a selection of artist books and publications will be on view with Steve Turner Gallery (Los Angeles) at the San Francisco Art Book Fair in July. Reviews of his work have appeared in the New York Times, Artforum, and Glasstire, among others. He is the recipient of numerous awards and residencies including the Mildred Pelzer Fellowship, the Willhelm and Jane Bodine Fellowship, the Iowa Arts Fellowship, the Montello Foundation Fellowship (Montello, Nevada), the Bay Space Artist in Residence (Portland, OR), and several awards for projects from the Austin Critics Table in Texas. Regularly working across mediums and with diverse philosophical, stylistic, and material pursuits, he currently works heavily with glazed stoneware.