Artist Biographical Information
Kenneth “Ken” A. Kerslake (1930-2007) was a Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Art at the University of Florida. He studied art at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, and earned his BFA and MFA from the University of Illinois-Champaign. His works have been featured in dozens of exhibitions and public collections, including the Brooklyn Museum of Art, The Library of Congress and the National Collection, the Yale University Art Gallery and the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art. He received numerous honors and awards, including the Joseph Pennell Fund Selection Committee Purchase Award, Distinguished Faculty Awards and Teacher of the Year for the College of the Arts. According to Dr. Tom Dewey of the University of Mississippi, Kerslake was "one of a handful of printmaker-educators responsible for the growth of printmaking in the southeast in the years following World War II."
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Date of Acquisition
oil on canvas
48" x 32 1/2"
Mary Ann & Shep Bryan Collection