Kenyatta Kelechi

Phone 808.224.9590

Email kelechikenyatta@gmail.com

Education

2016

B.F.A. University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Art and Art History (area of specialization- photography) 

Exhibitions:

2018
Tourists: Looking at/Looking As
, Analog Sunshine Recorders, Aupuni Space, Honolulu, HI (Group)

Just Add Water, Velocity, Honolulu, HI (Group)

Contact Zone: ReImagining Wakiki, Analog Sunshine Recorders, SurfJack Hotel, Honolulu, HI (Group)

2017

2nd Annual Alternative Process Photography Exhibition, The Image Flow Gallery, Mill Valley, CA. (Juried)

Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce 39th Annual Commitment to Excellence Art Exhibition, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, HI. (Juried)

Contact 3017: 4th Annual Contact Exhibition, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, HI. (Juried)

2016

Mixed Media Miniature Show, The Koa Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI. (Juried)

Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce 38th Annual Commitment to Excellence Art Exhibition, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, HI. (Juried)

Open Shangrila, Treehouse Hawaii, Honolulu, HI. (Juried)

Contemporary Photography in Hawai'i 2016: Eighth Annual Statewide Survey Exhibition, Arts at Marks Garage, Honolulu, HI. (Juried)

Visions: 2016 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, Main Gallery at University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI. (Group)

To Mt. Trail by Analog Sunshine Recorders, The Pig & the Lady, Honolulu, HI. (Group)

Chinatown: Photographs by the Analog Sunshine Recorders, Manifest, Honolulu, HI. (Group)

Photo 2.0, The Commons Gallery at University of Hawai'i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI. (Group)

Art After Dark: Kawaii Hawaii, Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI. (Group)

2015

Locally Applied Solutions, Hawaii Pacific University Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI. (Group)

Deselect The Preset, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, HI. (Juried)

Tsuzuki by Analog Sunshine Recorders, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, HI. (Group)

Contemporary Photography in Hawai’i 2015: Seventh Annual Statewide Survey Exhibition, Art at Marks Garage, Honolulu, HI. (Juried)

2014

Hawai’i Future: A New Artist Exhibition, The Box Jelly, Honolulu, HI. (Juried)

Awards

2016

Honorable Mention: Two Dimensional.  Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce 38th Annual Commitment to Excellence Art Exhibition, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu, HI. (Juried)

Related Work Experience

2013- Present

Photography Lab Assistant, Department of Art & Art History, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Honolulu, HI.
     - Provide assistance/instruction to students in intro-level, Intermediate-level, and upper-level photography classes
     - Assist in the maintenance of the lab (ie: chemical mixing, facility maintenance, etc.)

2017- Present

Assistant to Joni Sternbach

- Prepare and mix all wet plate collodion Chemistry

- Pour collodion on plates and sensitize in silver bath