CV

Cecilia McKinnon

mckinnoncecilia [at] gmail.com

instagram @ce.lion

Selected Exhibitions

2017

Surface: Emerging Artists of New Mexico, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM (Solo Exhibition Award recipient)

Cryin’ Out Loud, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM

2016

Home Remedies (solo), Small Engine Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

All Kinds Festival (collective outdoor installation), Albuquerque, NM

Q + A, Freestyle Gallery, Albuquerque, NM (co-curator)

New Cartography, GRAFT Gallery, Albuquerque, NM (co-curator)

Rally, Anderson Abruzzo International Balloon Museum, Albuquerque, NM

2015

Stolen Objects, GRAFT Gallery, Albuquerque, NM (co-curator)

Phantom Limb (solo), GRAFT Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

2014

Boundless Horizons, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

2013

Trouple Trouple Trouple, VAV Gallery, Montreal, QC

2012

Connecting Liminal Nowhere: Land Arts of the American West, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM

Performances + Screenings

2016

ReView at the Our Land Symposium (screening), El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe, NM

Bloodbath, Freestyle Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

Back-up Singer, Titwrench Festival, Denver, CO (with collective Milch de la Máquina)

The Destructors, Mouthpiece Performance Festival, GRAFT Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

2015

The Wedding, Small Engine Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

Breaking and Entering, GRAFT Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

Snare, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM (with Milch de la Máquina)

2014

Café Concret Cabaret (screening), Café L’Artere, Montreal, QC

2013

Total This and That Circus, Bread and Puppet Theater, Glover, VT

Shatterer of Worlds, Bread and Puppet Theater, Glover, VT

2012

Tales From the Mineshaft, The Glitter Factory, Albuquerque, NM

Black Bag, South Valley, Albuquerque, NM

Displacements, Gatas Y Vatas Festival, Albuquerque, NM

Elegy, Gila Wilderness, NM

The Gatherer, Fire Point, Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

The Possibilitarian Circus and Upriser Pageant, Bread and Puppet Theater, Glover, VT

White Hole, Titwrench Festival, Denver, CO (with Milch de la Máquina)

2011

Man=Carrot Circus and Pageant, Bread and Puppet Theater, Glover, VT

Voices From the Wall, UNM Mock Wall, Albuquerque, NM

Workshops and Events

2016

Mouthpiece Performance Festival, GRAFT Gallery, Albuquerque, NM (coordinator)

2015

Crankies: Puppetry and Moving Panoramas, Santa Ynez Valley High School, Santa Ynez, CA

Gatas y Vatas Music Festival, the VERA Project, Seattle, WA (co-organizer)

BEDTalks: Performances and Short Lectures, GRAFT Gallery, Albuquerque, NM (series)

Coptic Stitch Bookbinding, GRAFT Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

2014

Intro to Screenprinting, Sidetracks Screenprint Collective, Montréal, QC (series)

2013

Gesture and Image: Physical Theater and Stilting, Santa Ynez Valley High School, Santa Ynez, CA

2012

DIY Giant Puppets for Pageants, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Giant Puppet Design and Construction, Santa Ynez Valley High School, Santa Ynez, CA

Theater for Environmental Awareness, Ecocantera, San Juan, PR

Education

2015

BFA in Art Studio, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

2014

Non-degree Art Studio (exchange), Concordia University, Montréal, QC

2012

Land Arts of the American West, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM