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Kevin Wright

Art History and Criticism



Kevin moved to Missoula in 2005 to pursue a degree in Art History and immerse himself in the arts community of the “Garden City.” He was born in Oak Ridge, Tennessee where he participated in the arts as a muralist, arts educator, and exhibit assistant for several non-profit organizations. He attended the University of Virginia at Charlottesville and received a B.A. in Architectural History in 2001. As a student at UVA, he illustrated a daily comic strip for the Cavalier Daily from 1996-1998 before he began studying printmaking. After obtaining his degree, Kevin hopes to integrate his language skills, historical knowledge, and artistic abilities while teaching abroad in Latin America. His interest in art history investigates the interconnections between language, visual communication, and process. Currently he is designing the cover and illustrations for poet and University of Montana Professor Eduardo Chirinos’ forthcoming book of poetry, Mientras el lobo está.