Ken Jeannotte Bio 2007
Ken Jeannotte was born in Vancouver in 1948 and grew up on a farm north of Ft. St. John, B.C. He graduated from North Peace Senior Secondary in 1966. He studied painting and printmaking at the Kootenay School of Art, Nelson B.C. (1966, grad.1969) and painting and photography at Emily Carr Institution of Art and Design, Vancouver B.C. (1984 -1986 and 1998, grad. 2000). Solo exhibitions include; British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Yukon. Group exhibitions include; B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, California and Italy.
Jeannotte has been (at least once) a/an: high school graduate, farmer, oil patch worker, cowboy, art school graduate, painter (including houses), drawing instructor, world explorer, short order cook, roofer, bush pile it, tree planter, back to the land hippie, goldsmith, carpenter, photographer, rockabilly drummer in an off skid row country band, and artist at large.
When not producing photo-based images in Vancouver, is building a painting studio and darkroom on the banks of the Shuswap River east of Lumby B.C