David Duane Kinsey received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Ringling College of Art and Design in 1997 and his Masters of Fine Arts degree from Yale University in 1999. He taught at his alma mater, Ringling College of Art and Design and State College of Florida from 1999-2010. Currently, he is an Associate Professor in the Visual and Performing Arts Department at Stonehill College. His various awards and honors include: the George and Segal Foundation Grant for Painters, a Hermitage Artist Residency Fellowship, a Yale Norfolk Teaching Fellowship, etc. His paintings have been exhibited nationally in New York, Connecticut, Florida, Washington, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.