BIO

John Kelly is a performance and visual artist. His performance works range in scale from solo to larger ensemble, and stem from autobiographical, cultural, and political issues. Subjects have included the Berlin Wall, the Troubadours, the AIDS epidemic, and Expressionistic Film, and character studies based on Egon Schiele, Caravaggio, Antonin Artaud, Joni Mitchell, and Jean Cocteau. These works have been performed at The Kitchen, Lincoln Center, the Warhol Museum, the Whitney Biennial, PS 122, BAM’s Next Wave Festival, and London’s Tate Modern.

A relationship to self-scrutiny and the mirror began during his training in dance studio, and eventually extended to include a visual art practice of self-portraiture, comprised of drawing, painting, photography and video.

Kelly has received 2 Bessie Awards; 2 Obie Awards; 2 NEA American Masterpiece Awards; an American Choreographer Award; a CalArts/ Alpert Award in Dance/Performance; a Visual AIDS Vanguard Award; and the 2010 Ethyl Eichelberger Award. Fellowships: the Rome Prize in Visual Art at The American Academy in Rome; The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard; The Guggenheim Foundation; The Sundance Theatre Institute, The New York Foundation for the Arts; and Art Matters, Inc., and a 2013 USA Artists (Gracie) Fellowship.  Recent residencies include Armory Artist in Residence at the Park Avenue Armory, the Civitella Ranieri Center, Yaddo, The MacDowell Colony, and the LMCC Process Space Artist in Residence program.  He was recently a Visiting Artist in Residence at Bard College (2013-15).

Visual Art Exhibitions: Alexander Gray Associates; MOMA; List Visual Art Center at MIT; Institute for Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; New Museum; PS 1; Art In General; FotoGrafia-Festival Internazionale di Roma; MACRO, Roma; Biagiotti Progetto Arte, Firenze; the Coreana Art Museum, Soeul, Korea, Harvard University, Hudson Opera House.

As a singer he has collaborated and recorded with composers David Del Tredici, Richard Einhorn, Laurie Anderson, and The Jazz Passengers. Acting credits include the Broadway production of ‘James Joyce’s The Dead’ (Bartell D’Arcy) at the Belasco Theatre; Christopher Marlowe’s ‘Dido, Queen of Carthage’ (Cupid), directed by Neil Bartlett at A.R.T.; Rinde Eckert’s ‘Orpheus X’ (Jon/Persephone) directed by Robert Woodruff, at A.R.T. and TFANA; ‘Dog Days’ (Prince), an opera by David Little, directed by Robert Woodruff at Peak Performances, Ft Worth Opera, LA Opera, and New York’s 2016 Prototype Festival; ‘The Threepenny Opera’ (Street Singer/Filch) directed by Martha Clarke at the Atlantic Theatre Company; ‘The Clerk’s Tale’ (Spencer Reese) a film written and directed by James Franco. He has frequently performed the work of John Cage, including: ‘James Joyce, Marcel Duchamp, Eric Satie: An Alphabet’ (Narrator); ‘Report On The Weather’; ‘Aria With Fontana Mix (with the San Francisco Symphony); and ‘’The City Wears a Slouch Hat’.

Writing includes ‘JOHN KELLY’, a visual autobiography, published by the 2wice Arts Foundation in association with Aperture; essays for Movement Research Journal, Inside Arts, Metro New York, The Italian Journal, and Performing Arts Journal.

He recently reconstructed his 1990 Obie Award winning ‘Love of a Poet’ (a staging of Robert Schumann’s ‘Dichterliebe’ song cycle).  His first solo recording ‘Beauty Kills Me‘ was recently released;  he is currently completing his first graphic novel A Friend Gave Me A Book; and he is developing ‘Time No Line‘, a new solo performance work based on 40 years of handwritten journals that will premiere at La MaMa in the fall of 2017.

Comments (30)

30 Responses to “BIO”

  1. Elyse Dalle says:

    John Kelly is a New York treasure! I’ve been attending his unique & extraordinary performances for a very long time& am always astounded at his talent& vision! He is amazing– I was very young when I was fortunate enuf to see his show on Egon Schiele- I couldn’t believe what I was seeing– it was so emotional,creative& honest– I hope Mr. Kelly graces Gotham with his inventiveness for a long long time! He finds humanity& truth in his subjects while treating us to beautiful aesthetics!!

  2. cloth says:

    For this factor, beginners should look out for binary choices brokers matched for novices.

  3. link says:

    We need to separate in between the types of products marketed:
    shopping, benefit as well as specialty products, and
    also cost points.

  4. sort fan says:

    Some binary alternatives brokers likewise
    provide demo accounts that will allow traders to sell real time with play
    money.

  5. Oh my goodness! Impressive article dude! Many thanks, However I am experiencing difficulties
    with your RSS. I don’t understand why I
    cannot join it. Is there anybody else getting similar
    RSS issues? Anyone who knows the answer will you kindly respond?
    Thanks!!

  6. hi admin
    informasi nya membantu masyarakat lain yang ingin KPR.
    Pejelasan nya rinci & mungkin bisa jadi masukan untuk yang lain.
    Jika ada teman teman pengunjung website ini yang ingin mengajukan KPR Rumah Second, bisa saya bantu.
    Info lengkapnya bisa mengunjungi https://fjb.kaskus.co.id/product/586d95e8a09a3997698b4577/jasa-kpr-rumah-second

  7. GeraldPar says:

    Hound Hotel bonus slot BlackJack Ballroom online casino app – Crazy chameleons regular video slot BlackJack Ballroom online casino

  8. GordonCof says:

    Financial Stock Index – About Stock Index Betting Cashier, Intraday Double Up Bets.

  9. Simply want to say your article is as astonishing.
    The clarity in your post is simply nice and i can assume you’re an expert on this subject.
    Fine with your permission let me to grab your RSS feed to keep updated with
    forthcoming post. Thanks a million and please carry on the gratifying work.

  10. 301.fm says:

    Dabei sollten Shape Caps frei von zusätzlichen Farb- und
    Aromastoffen, Füll- und Konservierungsmitteln sein. http://301.fm/1zQ2

  11. The Cerebro APIs allow developers to combine the data retrieved from the audited audience metrics
    providers, with their own asset and availability information to generate optimized media plans. http://tinyurlshortner.com/suplemento_cerebral_403109

  12. Cristie says:

    You really make it seem really easy along with your presentation however I in finding this matter
    to be really something which I think I’d never understand.
    It sort of feels too complicated and extremely vast for me.
    I am taking a look ahead for your subsequent submit, I
    will try to get the dangle of it!

  13. vente privee says:

    Thanks to my father who informed me regarding this website, this weblog is genuinely awesome.

  14. EdwinUnfox says:

    Do you want app installs so you can spread in the app trust in chart? Then we can pinch you. We do produce app installs recompense at most 0.04$ per install. We do fix up with provision app installs for the sake both Android and IOS apps. All our installs are from honest users.

    android app review youtube channel

  15. Paulette says:

    Succeeding within a bodyweight burning Program not only can mean you can appear
    better, but it really’ll also transform your health, and enhance your coonfidence within the procedure.
    You’ll discover the common myths linked too most lise weight fast
    diets. This is often a super high protein diet that will need limiting your carbohydrate
    intake to smaller amounts. http://amirtivi691blog.shotblogs.com/how-to-achieve-a-natural-body-detox-simply-and-without-any-stress-898657

  16. Hello I am so glad I found your blog, I really found you by error, while I was looking on Google
    for something else, Anyhow I am here now and would just like to say cheers for
    a incredible post and a all round thrilling blog (I
    also love the theme/design), I don’t have time to browse it all at the moment but I have bookmarked it and also added your RSS feeds, so when I have time I
    will be back to read a lot more, Please do keep up the awesome job.

  17. If some one needs to be updated with latest technologies therefore he must be pay a visit this web
    site and be up to date everyday.

  18. boobs says:

    Everything is very open with a very clear explanation of the issues.
    It was really informative. Your website is very helpful.

    Thanks for sharing!

  19. It’s enormous that you are getting thoughts from this article
    as well as from our argument made at this place.

  20. My partner and I stumbled over here different page and
    thought I might check things out. I like what I see so
    now i’m following you. Look forward to looking over your web page yet again.

  21. LAKEESHA says:

    Excellent weblog here! Also your website quite
    a bit up fast! What web host are you the use of? Can I am getting your associate link to
    your host? I desire my website loaded up as quickly as
    yours lol

  22. I used to be suggested this web site by means of my cousin. I’m now not certain whether or not this post is written by him as no one else recognize such precise approximately my difficulty.

    You’re incredible! Thanks!

  23. Koopjes says:

    That is a great tip particularly to those fresh to the blogosphere.
    Short but very accurate info… Many thanks for sharing this one.
    A must read post!

  24. Hi there, all is going sound here and ofcourse every one is sharing information, that’s
    genuinely fine, keep up writing.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.