Kevin LePrince

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As an artist, I know that creativity has to be nurtured. I wanted the space and ability to evolve, and that is what I did when I decided to leave the finance world, paint for a living and provide a space for other artists to do the same thing. 
— Kevin LePrince

About Kevin LePrince:

Kevin began his career in finance with Morgan Stanley but spent his nights and weekends painting in the studio of Charleston's prominent impressionist artist, John Carroll Doyle. LePrince studied art in New York at the Arts Student League and New Mexico at the Fechin Institute but is primarily self-taught.

In 2003, LePrince left banking to pursue his art career full-time. LePrince's art quickly became a topic of feature stories in many art magazines, including American Art Collector, Art Mag, Charleston Style and Design, Art Galleries and Artist of the South, and Southwest Art Magazine.

In 2012 LePrince was Huntsville Museum of Art's featured artist, and he continues to be featured on several wine labels. The Sanctuary at Kiawah, Wexford Plantation, Bald Head Island Club, Figure Eight Island, and other prominent institutions have his work in their permanent collection. 

In 2015, LePrince founded LePrince Fine Art featuring his works and several other emerging and established domestic and international artists. In 2020, he opened his third location in Naples, Florida, and painted the beauty and simplicity most often found in the South.

Career Highlights:

  • 2010The Charleston Symphony Orchestra League  - LePrince was chosen featured artist for the Artists Helping Artists gala.

  • 2011The Beaufort Wine and Food Festival - LePrince was the featured artist.

  • 2012Huntsville Museum of Art's annual gala - LePrince was named feature artist and joined the ranks of a select few nationally and internationally renowned artists. LePrince set a new single-night gala record for total paintings sold.

  • 2013Bjoern Lawner winemaker LePrince was chosen to create several wine labels for French wine.

  • 2014New England Center for Art and Technology  Commissioned LePrince to create “Forged by Fire,” which hangs in the center’s board room.

  • 2015, LePrince pledged to auction 30+ paintings over the course of one year (beginning fall of 2014) and give half of the proceeds to charity.

  • 2017, Arts Etc. Featured Artist.

  • 2020, Opened LePrince Fine Arts in Naples, FL.