Kristan Kennedy is an artist and curator. Kennedy is the Visual Art Program Director at the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art and is represented by Elizabeth Leach Gallery. She lives and works in Portland, Oregon.

Portland State University’s Art Department offers free public lectures every Monday night of the school year. The PSU MFA Monday Night Lecture Series is supported in part by PICA, Cooley Gallery at Reed College, Disjecta, Le Happy, Wealth Underground Farm, Bear Deluxe Magazine, Northwest Film Center.