Kevin Gillentine began painting and drawing classes at 14 years old. He attended undergraduate school at Mississippi College and graduate school at Memphis State University. After graduate school, he moved to New York City where he worked, for 7 years, as an artist and continued studies at FIT. As, an artist in New York he worked mainly for the Broadway theatre and motion pictures. With the desire to focus more on fine art, Kevin relocated to New Orleans, LA in 1995. Since his move to New Orleans, he has been a prolific painter. His artwork has appeared in many national publications and can be found in fine homes all over the country.