BIO

Kevin Townsend is an internationally recognized artist and professor currently living and working in Kansas City as part of KCAI’s foundation department. Townsend  has taught, for the last 7 years, as visiting professor in the Art Education Department of Massachusetts College of Art and Design as well as serving a visiting artist and lecturer in Drawing & Painting at Boston’s School of the Museum of Fine Art at Tufts University. Kevin’s expanded drawing practice centers around mark-making, obsession and the phenomenology of time. His current work brings together elements of drawing, sound, video, installation, and performance where the resulting works are temporary, durational, and often public.Kevin Earned his a BFA from the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at George Washington University and an MFA in Art Practice from School of Visual Arts.