Ken Michael Kirkby
Ken Michael Kirkby is active/lives in British Columbia / Canada. Ken Kirkby is known for landscape, mural painting, aboriginal stone symbols.
Biography Ken Michael Kirkby
Ken Kirkby (1940-)
Born in London and raised in Portugal, Ken Kirkby arrived in Western Canada in 1958, to spend 5 years walking from Alaska to Baffin Island. His work, which has focused on the Canadian North, and which includes Isumutaq, a 152' mural of the north, has been exhibited in Canada, the US and Europe and is found in many public and private collections around the world. Kirkby was awarded the Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation by the Governor General in recognition for his significant contribution to Canada.
Through his artwork, Ken has rediscovered and exalted the ancient aboriginal stone symbols known as "inukshuks" ("in the shape of man"). Set amidst the chan
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