Kevin Fletcher (American, b, 1956) was born in Cincinnati in 1956 and is based in Santa Rosa, California. He received his BFA in Printmaking and Graphic Design from Miami University in Ohio in 1978 and his MFA in Printmaking from Syracuse University in 1981. He has taught as a visiting artist at many institutions including the Pacific Northwest College of Art and San Jose State University, and has taught drawing, printmaking, watercolor, and art history at Santa Rosa Junior College for 30 years. His work has been exhibited internationally and is held in many public collections, including the Library of Congress, University of Glasgow, and many others. Fletcher is known for his monotype prints that feature industrial ruins, abandoned waterfronts, and hints of life amongst the chaos. He emphasizes reductive techniques in the monotype medium to contrast light and dark with painterly strokes and complex compositions.