Kevin Knittel recently relocated to the Tampa area from Los Angeles. His undergraduate degree is from Arizona State University. He is a self-taught artist with an interest in a variety of mediums including mixed media, painting, and sculpture. His current work focuses on hand-cast paper assemblage with metal oxide and cementious finishes. He has received numerous awards including most recently an Award of Merit from the 2020 Gasparilla Festival of the Arts and Purchase Award from the Tampa Museum of Art for their permanent collection.