Position Type
Faculty
Service
- Present
Specialization
Painting/Art
Biography

KEITH ALLyN SPENCER was born and raised in the Chihuahuan desert of West Texas. An emphasis with the middle letter of his name helps diminish the perpetual mix-ups with similar named persons. Currently, Kevin resides with his family in Granville, Ohio. Kenneth is an Assistant Professor at Denison University navigating towards long-term job security, cul-de-sacs, and organic groceries.

Kent received his MFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Fine Arts (2011) and a BFA from the University of Texas at El Paso (2003). Recent group exhibitions consist of Central Park Gallery (Los Angeles), Present Company (NYC), New Galerie at Yves Klein Archives (Paris), Simon Oldfield Gallery (London), and BigMedium (Austin). Recent solo shows include Jelato Love (Spain), Fringe Projects (Miami), Pay Fauxn (NYC), Ditch Projects (Oregon), The Composing Rooms (Berlin), Welcome Screen (London), OFG.XXX (Dallas), Target (Indiana), and Domino’s Pizza (Rhode Island).

Degree(s)
BFA, University of Texas at El Paso, 2004; Post-Baccalaureate: All-Levels Art, Texas Teacher Certification, 2005, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas; MFA, Rhode Island School of Design, 2011

Learning & Teaching

Courses
  • INTRO PAINT
  • INT/ADV PAINT
  • DECEPTIVE PAINTING
  • LANDSCAPE PAINTING
  • STUDIO ART FOUNDATION
  • JUNIOR PRACTICUM
  • SENIOR PRACTICUM

Research

It's primarily painting: painting as a utility, as entertainment, as therapy, protest, prank and decoration, painting as non-painting. My objects tend to catalyze other ways to probe around, test & connect boundaries -- art world and otherwise.

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