Kenny Hunter (born 1962) is a Scottish sculptor. He lives and works in Edinburgh. Between 2015 – 2018, he was Programme Director of Sculpture at Edinburgh College of Art where he now continues to work part-time as a lecturer in Fine Art, Sculpture. Born in Edinburgh, Hunter graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 1987 and thereafter studied classical sculpture at the British School at Athens. Hunter makes monumental civic sculpture, he also makes gallery based work and has exhibited at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery (including a bust of Jimmy Reid), the Centre for Contemporary Arts, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Tramway Glasgow, Galerie Scheffel in Germany and at Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, among others in the UK and Internationally. According to his profile at GENERATION, “Kenny Hunter makes elegant sculptures in many materials including wood, plastic, iron and bronze. He remains fascinated by the processes involved in making sculpture in the studio and the power that they have to transform materials in order to express his complex and vivid ideas on historical time.
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