Charles Kinney

1906 - 1991 (Kentucky, USA)

Subsistence farmer and part-time painter, whose impressionistic body of work reflected a deep connection with rural Appalachia, its wildlife and culture, as well as his own American identity. Featured artworks include a pair of presidential portraits and a kinetic depiction of a wild boar hunt.

Collections: Kentucky Folk Art Center (Kentucky); Huntington Museum of Art (West Virginia); Birmingham Museum of Art (Alabama).
Publications: The New Encyclopaedia of Southern Culture: Vol.23 (2013), CR Wilson.