Devin Kenny is an artist, writer, and musician, and a dPhil Candidate in Fine Art at the University of Oxford.
Born on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, Kenny relocated to New York City as a teenager. Kenny went on to receive a Master of Fine Arts from University of California, Los Angeles, in addition to attending the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York. Kenny has participated in residencies at the Rauschenberg Foundation, SOMA Mexico, Bemis Center, MFAH Core, Shandaken Projects, and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and in 2021–22 was a Fulbright Grantee.
Kenny has exhibited, performed, and lectured across the United States, and in galleries and institutions abroad. Select venues include MoMA PS1, The Kitchen, Performance Space, REDCAT, Queens Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, and the IMT Gallery in London among others. On Instagram: ↱@crashingwavy, Kenny (as Devin KKenny) has a first official release "NY Lottery/CBD Kratom", out now from PTP, a New York-based audio collective focused on sound art, noise, HipHop and more.