Kevin Hendley (born 1961)
Kevin Hendley was born near Sheffield, son of a miner and came to painting after 10 years as a Master Butcher. He achieved a Degree in Fine Art at St Martin’s College of Art, London in 1993 and after being spotted at his end of year show, was instantly given the post of Artist-In-Residence at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
Hendley is a British fine artist based in Brighton. Walking around London and Brighton, he captures people in their daily lives. Painting in oils, he brings out the extraordinary from the ordinary.
Rich, intense and intriguing, Kevin Hendley’s figures stop you in your tracks. There is urban theatre to his work that, combined with great technique, brings a very contemporary feel to his “old masters”.