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Kenneth Arnold Charon, Edit Profile

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Kenneth Arnold Charon,, American artist. Recipient Painting prize, East Hawaii Cultural Center, 2001. Director Big Island Art Guild, Hilo, 1986—1988, East Hawaii Cultural Center, Big Island, 1998—2000; co-chairman Hawaii Green Party, 2001—2002.

Background

Charon,, Kenneth Arnold was born on July 26, 1954 in St. Albans, New York, United States. Son of Kenneth Arnold Senior and Carol Oddo Charon.

Education

Student, American College Switzerland, Leysin, 1972—1974. Student, California College Arts and Crafts, 1974—1975. Student, Academie Julian, Paris, 1976—1977.

Career

Studio artist, Paris, 1978—1983, Kurtistown, Hawaii, since 1984. Exhibits installer East Hawaii Cultural Center, Hilo, 1999—2003. With Ka Huina Gallery, since 2003.

Exhibits installer Volcano Art Center, since 2003. Artist in schools Big Island (Hawaii) Department Education, since 1986. Founded Summit Session Art Expedition, 1989.

Invited to Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics for art exhibits, 90.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Represented in permanent collection: V.P. Al Gore. Exhibitions include 1st Schaefer Portrait Challenge, Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Kahului, Hawaii, 2003, created art for peace movement.

Membership

Director Big Island Art Guild, Hilo, 1986—1988, East Hawaii Cultural Center, Big Island, 1998—2000. Co-chairman Hawaii Green Party, 2001—2002.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Homestead orchard, hiking, art history.

Connections

Married Nella P. Andrews Seriphine, September 1984 (divorced 1991). Children: Roy Maxime, Nicole Anne. Married Rebecca L. Rosen, August 2003.

father:
Kenneth Arnold Senior

mother:
Carol Oddo Charon

spouses:
Nella P. Andrews Seriphine

Rebecca L. Rosen

children:
Roy Maxime Charon,

Nicole Anne Charon,