Kendra Dawn Wadsworth graduated with honors from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1996, earning a BFA in Painting and Printmaking. She went on to further her education at the University of Pennsylvania where she received her MFA in Painting in 1998. Wadsworth’s paintings have been featured in solo and group shows throughout the country. She has received numerous awards acknowledging her artistic achievements, recently being awarded with a 2010 Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Professional Fellowship. As a result of this accomplishment, her work was installed at the VMFA for six months.
Professionally, Wadsworth has executed her knowledge and skills as a Painting and Drawing Instructor. Currently, she is on faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and the Visual Art Center of Richmond. In addition to her teaching skills, she has worked as a Union Scenic Artist local 829 for a number of theatrical and major motion pictures in NYC and Philadelphia, PA, most notably designing and executing all of the installation art work for the Academy Award winning film, “A Beautiful Mind”.