Joel L Kuennen, Brooklyn, NY
joelkuennen@gmail.com


Education:
MA Visual and Critical Studies, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
BA University of Wisconsin, La Crosse

Publishing:
Arts Writing/Journalism:
ArtSlant - Chief Operating Officer/Senior Editor - 09/2014 - Present
ArtSlant - Senior Editor, Director of Operations - 07/2012 - 09/2014
Arts Writers Workshop Participant, 2012
     Selected by International Art Critics Association and the Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program to be mentored by senior critic Walter Robinson.
ArtSlant - Editor - 04/2012 - 06/2012
ArtSlant - Staff Writer - 05/24/2010 - Present
FNews Magazine - Staff Writer - 02/05/2009 - 10/02/2009
Canon - Contributing Writer, Designer and Artist - Issue #2, 2009
Second Supper - Editor, Art Director - 08/2005 - 08/2008

Essays:
Theorizing Visual Studies: Writing through the Discipline, Ed. James Elkins, Kristi McGuire, Maureen Burns, Alicia Chester and Joel Kuennen
     Editorial panel member and contributor, to be published by Routledge. 12/1/2012.
          Barthes on Bataille and Augé’s Non-Place
Ben Seamons: Close and Deep Spaces, Fall 2012
     Catalogue entry for Afterimage at DePaul Art Museum, Chicago
Light Farming / Heavy Gardening: Tending the Image, 2012
     Catalogue entry for the 2012 Yale MFA Exhibition.
The Erotic in Context, Ed. Alhadeff, Garcia Sánchez, Kuennen. 2011
     Coeditor and contributor published by ID Press

Curation & Exhibitions:
Fair Booths:
     Art Marbella:
          Brett Day Windham - 07/2015
     Aqua Art Fair:
          Edra Soto, Adam Douglas Thompson, Anastasia Samoylova, Oren Pinhassi - 12/2014
          Robin Kang, Maureen Meyer, Alison Pilkington, Alexis Courtney - 12/2013
          Veronica Bruce, Steven Vasquez Lopez, Susan Meyer, Tomothy Gaewsky - 12/2012
     EXPO Chicago:
          Curator's Open: Cryptographics, Curated by Manus Groenen - 09/2014
     Cutlog NY:
          Rah Eleh, screening of Oreo, produced during the Georgia Fee Artist/Writer Residecy - 05/2014
     ArtPadSF:
          Error 415 New Media Award Exhibition - 05/2013

Alt Spaces:
     ArtSlant Exhibitions - pop-up exhibitions in partnership with Chicago Loop Alliance
          Edra Soto, 02/2015
          Adam Douglas Thompson, Loose Ends 08/2014
          Bryan Volta, Masculine Mythologies 06/2014
          Paige Mostowy, 05/2014
          Emily Hermant, 12/2013
          Nick Vaughn and Jake Margolin, Selected Works, 10/2013
          Jung Ji Lee, 09/2013
          Alex Devereux, Urban Landscapes, 08/2013
          K.A. Letts, New Paintings by K.A. Letts, 06/2013
          Jerry Shevick, 04/2013