Kevin Llewellyn

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Kevin Llewellyn
Born 1978

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Education Ringling School of Art and Design
Known for Painting
Notable work 'Life is Temporary Death is Forever', 'Lacrimosa', 'Foetal Skull of Nascency', 'Lust for Life'

Kevin Llewellyn is an American painter known for his dark ultra realistic life size full body or life inspired oil paintings. His art hangs in museums[1] and prestigious collections.[2] He is a Ringling College of Art and Design alumnus who currently resides in Los Angeles California.


Kevin Llewellyn was born in Ohio. He attended the Ringling College of Art and Design, and since has been a permanent resident of Los Angeles, California, where he continues to paint realistic portraits, full body portraits, and dark subject matter utilizing techniques of 17th-century painting masters.

Kevin has taught art workshops at Gnomon, Wonderland LA,[3] events[4] and at colleges around the United States and Europe.

He was recently the opening artist for Kat Von D's art gallery: Wonderland LA.[3]


Llewellyn illustrated the cover Nikki Sixx's album, This Is Gonna Hurt, as well as the cover of his photography book, '"This is Gonna Hurt: Music, Photography and Life, Through the Distorted Lens of Nikki Sixx.

Llewellyn's work was also the subject of a solo exhibition, called "The Unsaid," at LA's Wonderland Gallery. A catalogue was produced for the exhibition.



  1. ^ "Butler Institute of American Art", Ask Art website. Retrieved June 1, 2011.
  2. ^ "Patron list", Kev Art website. Retrieved June 2, 2011.
  3. ^ a b "Wonderland Gallery opening", Daily du Jour website. Retrieved June 1, 2011.
  4. ^ "Kevin Llewellyn on the Massive Black event list for teaching a workshop", CGSociety. Retrieved June 1, 2011.

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