Keene Kopper

Resume

Contact:
office (at) keenekopper (dot) com

Film Resume: here
Curation Resume: here

Bio:

Keene Kopper (b. 1979) trained and worked as a design architect in Massachusetts (‘03-’05) and then in New York City for Kohn Pedersen Fox Architects (‘05-’09). While working as a design architect for six years he maintained his artistic practice, producing artwork, and curating arts-specific events.

Keene's core focuses are design, fabrication and immersive experience; with those focuses, his work includes exhibition design, curation, residential and commercial design and construction, film and photo set and prop budgeting, design, documentation and fabrication. He's also the founder of the recently closed May gallery & residency (2012-2016), a non-profit based in New Orleans, which has received grants from the Warhol Foundation, the Mondriaan Foundation, and a number of other local, regional, national and international foundations.

MOMO, BUTT JOINTS, at May gallery & residency, 2013

Clients / Directors

Todd Lewis / Cuba Gooding Jr.
Jidenna / Alan Ferguson
Mad Pictures / Adam Donald
Microsoft / Fiona
National Basketball Association / Nat Butler
Ragu / The Chartrands
FOX TV / Robert Deaton & Tyler Perry

Artists

Lotte Geeven
MOMO
Nicolas Sassoon
Reynold Reynolds

+more

Film Resume: here
Curation Resume: here 

Keene's has a 14-year background in architecture, construction, and contemporary art production which has fortified his career in the commercial, TV and feature film Art Department, as well as his concurrent career as curator and exhibition designer.

Keene is also the founding Executive and Artistic Director (2012-2016) of May gallery & residency, a 501c3 non-profit based in New Orleans. Under his direction May has received grants from the Warhol Foundation, the Mondriaan Foundation, and a number of other local, regional, national and international foundations.

'Keene Kopper' logo font, ManifestDestiny OT, by Jack Usine