Ken Steinkamp has been painting, producing images and exhibiting for nearly thirty years. Upon graduating from the University of Northern Iowa, he was enlisted in US Army and after photographic training and was assigned to the White House Photography Lab, Washington, DC. After his discharge, he completed a Masters Degree in Studio Art from the University of Wisconsin- Madison.
After a brief teaching career, he worked at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. He has traveled extensively in Europe and the US as a crewmember for American Airlines. He has lived in Los Angeles, Santa Monica, CA and Northampton, MA, Stonington CT, and Providence RI where he had several one man and juried exhibitions throughout the region.
His work is found in collections throughout the United States and Europe. His studio is located in Westerly RI. He is a Mystic Museum of Art and Art League Rhode Island Elected Artist where he currently serves as a Board of Director.