About The Artist


Kiernan "KNIVES" Francis is a Chicago-born, Brooklyn-based conceptual artist working primarily in photography and video. 




I Am Afraid of The Lights selected for screening at CineYouth Festival, held by the Chicago International Film Festival

Salt selected to receive 2019 Scholastic Writing Silver Key Award

Black Boys Can Feel and Isaiah selected for exhibition at Museum of Art and Science 2019 Black Creativity Juried Art Exhibition

Barbie Boy and Blue Screen of Death selected for exhibition at School of the Art Institute of Chicago All-City Senior Art Exhibition