Kenn Morgan M.A.
Professor of Fine Arts; Jennie Renner Steindorf Chair of Fine Arts; Director of the Renner Art Gallery
Visual & Performing Arts
Phillips Johnson Visual Arts Center, Room 304
Professor Kenn Morgan has taught visual art at Bethany since 1989.
He teaches two-dimensional art (drawing, painting, design and printmaking) as well as Art History (Renaissance through Post Modernism) at his Alma Mater which has resulted in his being named to Who’s Who in America Teachers, elected Professor of the Year, and awarded the Distinguished Faculty Member Award by Bethany’s Alumni Council in 2002.
His love of travel, combined with his passion for teaching and working with students, has taken him to Rome, Florence and Venice, Italy to teach numerous times. He has also accompanied Bethanians to Spain, Dominica (West Indies), Paris, London, and the Galapagos Islands. He is an active studio artist frequently exhibiting his artwork in group, solo and invitational shows and is represented in collections in Chicago IL, Durham NC, Houston TX, Atlanta GA, Pittsburgh PA, and Portsmouth and Norfolk, VA.
A resident of Bethany WV, Kenn Morgan is a devoted husband, father, and grandfather and has special affection for his beloved dogs.
M.A., Painting and Printmaking, West Virginia University, 1973
B.A., Art, Bethany College
Also studied Visual Communications at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, The Arts Management School of North Carolina State University (Certificate Program), and printmaking / art history at the Santa Reparata Art Centre (University of Texas, San Antonio) in Florence, Italy