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In the GalleryThe Shape of Color
The artwork of Jesse Albert Glenn

August-September 2017

About Jesse Glenn:   Kentucky native, Jesse Albert Glenn is a painter, an intellectual, and a father. He is an award winning artist who specializes in acrylic fine art. With over twenty exhibitions within the past five years, Jesse has gained prominence as a dedicated and passionate member of the central Kentucky art community. Inspired by pop culture, politics, and emotion, Jesse enjoys painting people and scenery that evokes a sense of nostalgia, love, and longing.

His work has been exhibited at institiutions such as Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum in Hamilton, Ohio, The Tuska Foundation and Arts in Lexington, The Creative Art League of Jessamine County in Nicholasville, Luxe Lounge in Cincinnati, The Richmond Area Arts Council, and The Rasdall Gallery at The University of Kentucky, among others.

Jesse studied computer graphic design and art history at Spencerian College in Lexington and taught himself to paint in his early twenties. Beginning in 2010, he decided to become a full-time artist, working relentlessly and perfecting his craft. In addition to creating original, fine art, Jesse has also been a painting instructor for Pinot’s Palette, Artfully Yours, and the Berea Arts Council. His work has been published in numerous publications, including books, newspapers, magazines, and websites.

Jesse Albert Glenn lives in Richmond, Kentucky, where he is a resident artist at Commonwealth Gallery. Recently, his work has focused on influential figures of historical significance.