Aaron Fine

Art Discipline: 
Kirksville, MO
United States
Dates of Residence: 
May 5, 2008 to May 16, 2008
Jul 19, 2010 to Jul 30, 2010

Born in Milwaukee in 1971, Aaron Fine moved to a dozen different homes in four college towns before he was 18. Raised in an intellectual, creative, politicized, and loving environment, Aaron had chosen his career as artist before kindergarten. He attended Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, where he wrote a Philosophy honors thesis on Spinoza and received a BFA in Painting in 1993. Moving to Los Angeles, Mr. Fine attended Claremont Graduate University where he studied art in an interdisciplinary environment, learned the basics of drywall installation, and received his MFA in Painting in 1996. In 1999, Aaron Fine accepted his current position as Professor of Art and Gallery Director at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. At Truman he met his wife, artist Priya Kambli. Their son Kavi Fine was born in 2005. From May 2007 to August 2008 Mr. Fine was on sabbatical drawing toy cars and wooden blocks, reading books by Walter Mosley, and watching Food Network.