Kenneth Bushnell

Kenneth Bushnell is an American visual artist, who was born in Los Angeles, California. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1958, and then moved to Hawaii, where he received a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Hawai?i in 1961. He taught painting at the University of Hawai?i at Manoa from 1961 to 1981, and was appointed chairman of the Art Department in 1991. Bushnell is now a professor emeritus, living in Honolulu.

Bushnell is best known for his geometric abstract paintings, although his work also includes sculpture, light sculptures, wall reliefs, films, multimedia theater and environmental designs. For more than 25 years, Bushnell has been working on the Euclidean Dream Cycle which is built upon equilateral triangles and arcs of its altitude. His work is held in the collections of the British Museum (London), the Brooklyn Museum (New York City),and the Museum of Modern Art (New York City), among others.