David Kinsey joined the faculty in the Visual and Performing Arts Department in 2010. He has had various awards and honors including: the George and Segal Foundation Grant for Painters, a Hermitage Artist Residency Fellowship, a Yale Teaching Fellowship at the Norfolk Summer School of Art and Music, etc. David is an active artist and his paintings have been exhibited nationally in New York, Connecticut, Florida, Washington, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.


  • B. F.A. Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida
  • M.F.A. Yale University, New Haven, CT

Courses Taught

  • Abstract Painting
  • Advanced Studio Arts Seminar
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Intermediate Drawing
  • Introduction to Color
  • Introduction to Drawing
  • Introduction to Studio Art Design
  • Introduction to Visual Thinking
  • Silkscreen
  • Studio Critique Practicum
  • Three-Dimensional Design
  • Watercolor


  • Winner of Acrylic Award, Jackson Painting Prize 2023