Ken Northup

Oil Painting

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In 1998, Ken Northup returned to painting after a long hiatus devoted to work and family. He prefers traditional realism, painting exclusively in oils.

He has  participated in workshops on oil painting with Joseph McGurl, Arnold Desmarais, Paul Schulenburg and Robert Douglas Hunter. Ken has also taken classes in computer graphics and oil painting at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).

 He is represented by:

His work has been accepted for juried exhibitions, including among others; the:

Ken’s paintings hang on the walls of homes throughout the United States and in Europe.


His work has been mentioned favorably in American Art Collectors Magazine,  the Boston Globe and the Improper Bostonian.


Ken has attained ‘Copley Artist’ status with the Copley Society of Art, as well as being an Artist Member , and former Board Member of the Cape Cod Art Association.


You can contact Ken via the following e-mail address:










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