Log In / Register
Contemporary Art, Traditional Values
Empty Basket
Advanced Search
Menu Empty Basket Search

Ken Orton

Ken Orton

 I was born in 1951, the sixth of seven children in Yardley, Birmingham. I cannot remember a time when I did not paint. Most of my early paintings were imitations of my older brother Bill’s masterful renditions, who was naturally a very gifted artist. I was educated at Sheldon Heath Comprehensive School; and then Birmingham and Manchester Colleges of Art. Afterwards I taught Art in Birmingham for six years until I left for Spain, where for 20 years I was in charge of the Joan Miro Centro de Arte and the Baleares International School. In 1999 I moved to the USA and my new millennium dawned in New York. I currently split my time between the Catskill Mountains of New York and the Gulf Coast of Florida.In recent years I have, I suppose, become a known prize winning artist. I have won a number of painting awards and several "best of shows" throughout the USA. I exhibit in prestigious galleries from Boston to Miami, Toronto to Whistler. Of the many prizes I have won in recent years I regard Read More

 

Sort by
Sort by

"The Original Art Shop" uses cookies to improve its website. For more details and how to manage cookies, please see our privacy policy.