In 1998, Ken Northup returned to painting after a long hiatus devoted to work and family. He prefers traditional realism, painting exclusively in oils.
He has participated in workshops on oil painting with Joseph McGurl, Arnold Desmarais, Paul Schulenburg and Robert Douglas Hunter. Ken has also taken classes in computer graphics and oil painting at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).
Ken’s works hang on the walls of homes throughout the United States and in Europe.
His work has been mentioned favorably in American Art Collectors Magazine, the Boston Globe and the Attleboro Sun Chronicle.
Ken is an artist member of the Copley Society of Art as well as an Artist Member, and formerly on the Board of Directors at the Cape Cod Art Association.