Ken Steinkamp has been painting, producing images and exhibiting for nearly thirty years. Upon graduating from the University of Northern Iowa, he was enlisted in U.S. Army and after his photographic training was assigned to the White House Communications Agency’s Photography Lab in Washington, DC. Upon his discharge, he completed a Masters Degree in Studio Art/ Printmaking from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. After a brief teaching career, he worked on a CETA grant at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. For twenty-eight years, he developed his distinct style while traveling extensively in Europe and the U.S. as a crewmember for American Airlines.
He has lived in Los Angeles, Santa Monica and Santa Barbara, CA; Northampton, MA; and Mystic, CT; where he had several one man as well as group exhibitions. In 2012 he moved his studio from Stonington, CT to an industrial space in Pawtucket, RI. His work is found in public and private collections throughout the United States and Europe. In 2013 he was elected to the Art League of Rhode Island and now serves on their Board of Directors.
Here are some examples of his work.