Kenneth Shotwell was born in Pennsylvania in 1950.
He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1972 with a degree in mechanical engineering. In the early 1980s, Shotwell taught courses on the basics of architectural rendering and drawing at the Rhode island school of design/
His artistic work reflects a mystical quality with a soulful and surreal vision, uniquely born of his admiration for artists such as Escher, Dali and Lixco. The artist challenges the viewer of his art on an emotional, intellectual and spiritual level. His talent and versatility really made him one of the most popular artists of the 21st century.