MakeSpace is excited to welcome Kentucky based painter, Kim English.
A native of Omaha, Nebraska, Kim is a graduate of the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design and currently teaches workshops nationally and internationally. This will be his first visit to Southern Utah and we cannot wait to see the beauty of the red desert on his canvas.
English was born in 1957 in Omaha, Nebraska and raised in a rural community near Colorado Springs. After graduation from the Rocky Mountain School of Art he joined the faculty and later began teaching at the Art Students League of Denver and the Scottsdale Artists School. He has exhibited at the Allied Artists of America winning the Gold Medal of Honor; the National Academy of Design; the Artists of America-Denver Rotary Club; NAWA 21st Annual Exhibition; Arts for the Parks; the Colorado Governor’s Invitational – Loveland Museum; the A.R. Mitchell Memorial Museum of Western Art; The Knickerbocker 42nd Annual Exhibition; the Oil Painters of America and the Salmagundi Club.
Kim’s work has been featured in Figure Drawing Workshop by Carole Katchen, as well as in such magazines as PLEIN AIR, SOUTHWEST ART, AMERICAN ARTIST, and THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Allied Artists of America’s Gold Medal of Honor and the William Meyerowitz Memorial Award for an American Scene.
His work has been exhibited throughout the country, in private and public collections.
AIS Master Award of Excellence – American Impressionist Society
Gold Medal of Honor, Colorado – Representing the West
Gold Medal of Honor, New York – Allied Artists of America
William Meyerowitz Memorial Award for an American Painter, New York
Master Signature Award – PAAC – Plein Air Artists of Colorado