artist Biography

Kevin has always had a passion for the arts. His painting style has been strongly influenced by highly detailed, realistic painters. He greatly appreciates the skill and discipline it takes to produce that level of work.


Media and Technique

Kevin’s watercolor technique varies from dry brush, wet on wet, surface mixing, and various others that achieve the illusion of highly detailed colorful paintings.


Notable Print & Television

Live TV Painting Demonstration “Columbus Home & Garden Show” FOX 28 • Public television “Broad & High” Channel 34 • Appeared on “Good Day Columbus” Fox 28 TV • NBC Channel 4 • “C” Magazine • City Scene Magazine • The Columbus Dispatch • Columbus Magazine •The Delaware Gazette • The Grove City Record Go Weekly NW Ohio Entertainment • Knox County Citizen • Looking Glass Magazine, Knox County, Ohio • The Mount Vernon News • Olentangy Valley News • Suburban News Publications • Wheeling News-Registar


EXHIBITIONS / COMMISSIONS

2020 

  • Java Central Exhibition, Westerville, Ohio
  • Honor Flight Columbus Fund Raiser, Columbus, Ohio


2019  

  • Central Ohio Watercolor Society-Fall Juried Show, Columbus, Ohio
  • Alice Schille Fraud Commission
  • Otterbein University Dr Freeman Commission Westerville, Ohio
  • German Village Haus & Garten Tour
  • Ohio Watercolor Society Annual Show (juried show)
  • The Zanesville Museum of Art “All Ohio Show”  (juried show)
  • Fresh Aire Gallery Fund Raiser


2018 

  • Contributing blogger to PBS Civilizations National Art Series
  • German Village Haus & Garten Tour
  • Ohio State Fair Juried Show (award) Columbus, Ohio 
  • Mount Carmel Hospital Commissions, Columbus, Ohio 
  • Vory’s Law Firm Commission, Columbus, Ohio
  • Honor Flight Columbus Fund Raiser, Columbus, Ohio
  • Java Central Art Show & Music Jam, Westerville, Ohio
  • Fresh Aire Gallery Fund Raiser

  

2017

  • Central Ohio Watercolor Society-Spring Juried Spring Show, Columbus, Ohio
  • Ohio Watercolor Society Painting Demo & Panel discussion, Columbus Museum of Art
  • German Village Haus & Garten Tour
  • Fresh Aire Gallery Fund Raiser
  • Western Ohio Watercolor Society Workshop (Triad) 
  • Watercolor Workshop & Judged Spring Art Show Vermillion Arts Guild, Vermillion Ohio


2016

  • Ohio State Fair Juried Show Columbus, Ohio 
  • Art Concern Show Grove City, Ohio
    His & Hers Art Show High Roads Gallery Worthington, Ohio


2015

  • Sunbear Gallery Exhibit
  • German Village Haus & Garten Tour
  • Ohio Watercolor Society Annual Show (juried show)
  • Central Ohio Watercolor Society Annual
  • Judged the Upper Arlington Art League Spring Show Upper Arlington, Ohio
  • Watercolor Workshop Wooster Art Guild Wooster, Ohio


2014 

  • The Zanesville Museum of Art “All Ohio Show” (juried show)
  • Ohio Watercolor Society Annual Show (juried show and Traveling Show Award)
  • Grove City Invitational - Best of Show Award 
  • “Our Home Town” at High Roads Gallery 
  • Central Ohio Watercolor Society Spring Show (juried show)


2013 --

  • 2013 The Ohio Watercolor Society - Travel Exhibition • Schormeier Gallery, Mt Vernon (group show) • German Village Haus & Garden Tour • Central Ohio Watercolor Society Spring Show (juried show)
  • 2012 Central Ohio Watercolor Society Fall Show (juried show) • Central Ohio Watercolor Society Spring Show (juried show)
  • 2011 The Ohio Watercolor Society Traveling Show Award • The Ohio State Fair Art Show received “Juror‘s Choice Award" • Central Ohio Watercolor Society Spring Show received “Second Place Award”
  • 2010 Zanesville Museum of Art Annual All Ohio Show received “Best of Show Award” • German Village  • Haus & Garden Tour received “First Place Award”
  • 2009 German Village Haus & Garden Tour received “Third Place Award”
  • 2008 Knox County Art League “Art n Miniature” received First Place, Second Place & Patron Award


JUDGING / WORKSHOPS

2020 

  • Art Judge Boston Mills Art Festival, Peninsula, Ohio 


2019 

  • Art Judge All Ohio Show, Mansfield Art Center, Mansfield, Ohio
  • Art Judge Bible Versus, Mill Run Church Hilliard, Ohio 


2018 

  • Contributing blogger to PBS Civilizations National Art Series
  • Art Judge Grove City Arts in Alley, Grove City, Ohio 
  • Art Judge for Ohio Living Centers Calendar Artist
  • Western Ohio Watercolor Society Workshop (Triad)

  

2017

  • Ohio Watercolor Society Painting Demo & Panel discussion, Columbus Museum of Art
  • Watercolor Workshop & Judged Spring Art Show Vermillion Arts Guild, Vermillion Ohio


2016

  • Watercolor Workshop McConnell Arts Center Worthington, Ohio


2015

  • Judged the Upper Arlington Art League Spring Show Upper Arlington, Ohio
  • Watercolor Workshop Wooster Art Guild Wooster, Ohio


2014

  • Conducted Watercolor workshop for the Southeastern Ohio Watercolor Society
  • Judged the Westerville Music and Arts Festival 
  • Judged the Gahanna Art League Spring Show 


2011 - 

  • Conducted watercolor workshop Port Clinton, Ohio
  • 2010 Judge Liberty Church Art Show Powell, Ohio 
  • 2008 Conducted watercolor workshop at the Rein Center Lakeside, Ohio
  • Judge for the Lancaster Art Guild Lancaster, Ohio
  • 2007 Chairman for the Central Ohio Watercolor Society Fall Show Columbus, Ohio
  • Judge for the Grove City Arts n’ The Alley Grove City, Ohio Show


Affiliations / Memberships / Noteable Mentions

  • Signature member of the Ohio Watercolor Society (OWS Board member 2020-2022)
  • Associate member of The American Watercolor Society. 
  • Conceived and organized “Art at the Arnold”, a three-day art competition held annually during the Arnold Sports Festival.
    He is past president of the Westerville Art League
  • Member of and served as 2nd Vice President for The Central Ohio Watercolor Society. 
  • Created and developed the “QuicKomp” Artist Tool that is sold nationally through art supply stores.
  • Guest blogger for PBS miniseries


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