William Kennon is a printmaker and painter who resides and works in New York City. His compositions are formally and rigorously constructed and his work is often characterized by a sense of quiet, solitude and romanticism. As a printmaker Mr. Kennon specializes in aquatint.
His educational background includes a BA from Washington University in Saint Louis, an MA from Columbia University in New York and intensive study at the Art Students League in New York City.
Mr. Kennon has exhibited in many venues including the Hirschl and Adler Gallery and the Westbeth Gallery in New York City, the Galerie Albert Benamou in Paris, the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio and the Arnot Art Museum in Elmira, New York. His work is included in numerous private collections.
Mr. Kennon is also a recipient of a Pollack-Krasner Foundation Grant and has garnered a number of awards including the Gold Medal of Honor from the Allied Artists of America.