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About William Kennon

William Kennon is a painter, draftsman and printmaker who specializes in urban landscapes.  His work though realistic and influenced by photography is organized around strongly formal designs.  He holds a B.A. in Comparative Literature/Comparative Arts from Washington University in St. Louis and an M.A. in Art History from Columbia University.  He studied drawing, painting, printmaking and anatomy at the Art Students League of New York.  Mr. Kennon is a recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant and his work has won awards from the Butler Institute of American Art, the National Arts Club, Allied Artists, Audubon Artists, the Salmagundi Club, the American Artists Professional League and the Society of American Graphic Artists.  He has been affiliated with Hirschl & Adler Galleries and the Westbeth Gallery in New York and the Galerie Albert Benamou in Paris.  His work is represented in numerous private collections.

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