Kenny Harris

Teaches at Kline Academy of Fine Art

Kenny Harris, born in 1974 is currently living and painting in Venice, CA. Raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, he received his B.A. in Fine Art from Colorado College in Colorado Springs. During his junior year abroad, he studied in Florence, Italy, immersing himself in Renaissance Art History, and classical figure drawing at the Atelier of Charles Cecil. After living and painting in San Francisco, he moved to New York, where he studied under Frank Mason at Art Students’ League. In the spring of 2001 he left New York for Central America, painting through Honduras, Guatemala and the Yucatan. He then landed in Venice Beach, where he has been ever since. Travel has continued to influence his painting; his experiences around the world inspiring bodies of work. Central and South America, Europe, Cuba, Istanbul and China has been recent subjects. He also draws inspiration from his environs in Venice, California. From 2002-2012 he has participated as an exhibitor in the prestigious Venice Art Walk. He exhibits on both coasts, and currently shows at Koplin Del Rio in Culver City and George Billis in New York.

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