Kevin Hogan, Fall 2-Week Residency
Kevin Thomas Hogan was born in Liverpool, England in 1954 into a working class family of the industrial north. At eleven, Kevin arrived in Cleveland, Ohio after emigrating to the U.S. with his sister and parents.
From England, Kevin brought an interest in drawing and painting to his education at the Lakewood public schools and on to Cooper School of Art and Kent State University.
During his time in the Cleveland area Kevin was the gallery director for the New Organization of the Visual Arts and was instrumental in the founding of A Space P Space, later SPACES, an artist-run alternative space.
Kevin and his wife Jo moved to Asheville NC in 1979. Kevin co-founded Square Zero, the first arts apace in Asheville’s downtown arts district and Asheville Working Press, the second arts space in Asheville’s River Arts District. He has been awarded a fellowship from the North Carolina Arts Council. And residencies at La Napoule, France and the McColl Center for Art + Innovation.
Kevin has taught or lectured at Penland School of Crafts, Western Carolina University and lectured at Kent State University, The Cleveland Institute of Art among many others. He has been an artist for the Innovation Institute at The McColl Center for Art + Innovation in Charlotte since it’s inception in 2005. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees at the Asheville Art Museum and the North Carolina Glass Center.