Kevin Teare American, b. 1951


Kevin Teare is a visual artist and musician based in Sag Harbor, NY.  Born and raised in Indiana, attended Ball State and Indiana University as an undergraduate and received his M.F.A. from Bard College.Teare creates relief paintings with a resembled association to inner architecture structures, emphasizing horizontal lines alternating between bands of painted wood and embedded mortar.


His rich interplay of pattern and texture, shape and form, and color combinations drew upon geometric abstraction’s emphasis on non-illusionistic spaceHe has exhibited at P.S.1/M.O.M.A., White Columns, Guild Hall, Parrish Museum, Fort Wayne Museum, and the Indianapolis Museum of Art. He is a recipient of a National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship in painting and a Joan Mitchell Foundation Award. His work was recently acquired by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.