Collection: Kelvin Henderson

<p>About the Artist Hailing from Henderson, NC, Kelvin started painting at an early age. After over 20 years of service with the federal government, he resigned to pursue a full-time career as a fine artist. He established FRUITS OF THE SPIRIT Fine Art in 1995 as a distributor of artwork and to do custom framing. With over 10 successful years, it has evolved into a publishing and advertising company exclusively for Kelvin&#39;s works. Kelvin has received numerous accolades for his work: Artist of the Year 2006 and Favorite Emerging Artist Heritage Award 2000, Baltimore MD; the only two-time recipient of the Palette Award, Atlanta GA; Trustee&#39;s Museum Purchase Award, Halifax Art Festival, Daytona Beach FL; Award of Excellence, Orchard Lake Fine Art Show, Milford MI; Award of Excellence 2006 and Award of Merit 2005, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia; and feature articles, UPSCALE magazine and PAINT magazine. His release, Tonight&#39;s Last Dance, was featured in the literature for the US Postal Service&#39;s Priority Mail campaign. Kelvin is a member of the African American Visual Arts Association in Baltimore, serving as a mentor to youth. He is registered at the Library of Congress in Washington DC in the Who&#39;s Who Among National Artists. He was selected to create images for the National Aids Society, Virginia Department of Health; the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.; the Orchard Lake MI Fine Art Show 2005; the Baltimore Black Heritage Art Show 2006; and Cleveland Fine Art Expo 2007. Among the collectors of Kelvin&#39;s work include Earl Graves, Black Enterprise magazine; former Congresswoman Eva Clayton; Ed Gordon, BET News; Pepa of Salt &#39;n Pepa; Stacey Davis, FannieMae; Rod Daniels, ABC News Anchor; Julian Peterson, Seattle Seahawks; former NBA basketball star, Terri Cummings; Tavis Smiley; fellow artists, John Holyfield, Gilbert Young and many others.</p>