Kevin Chupik was born in Fort Worth, Texas in 1967, and graduated from Texas Christian University with a BFA in Painting and Drawing. After receiving his MFA from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1995, Kevin moved to Las Vegas, where he has been living and working since 1997. Since 2003, he has been teaching painting, drawing, and design at College of Southern Nevada. A lifetime of interest in imagery, history, language, and travel has fed numerous bodies of workspanning the last two decades. His ‘Pop West’ series explores conflicting ideas of place and timewhile drawing on pop art tropes and recognizable imagery from Western Americana.