Kendra Parrish Burton has loved and studied art since her childhood in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. As a youth her love of art was awakened by seeing the magnificent work of the Masters in Europe. Her education, television work, and training with noted artists from around the world, have given Kendra experiences to create captivating works of inspirational art and to teach others. Kendra hopes that her art and music can be instruments of influence to bring light, joy and healing to those who are seeking peace in their lives. Her desire it so inspire others to find expression through creativity. Kendra Parrish Burton is the eldest of 5 daughters. She grew up in Pocatello, Idaho, and later move to Salt Lake City, Utah She and her husband are the parents of five children.
Kendra receiver her college education at both Brigham Young University and Idaho State University. Prior to pursuing the field of fine are professionally, Kendra spent seven years in drafting and designing at her fathers architectural firm. There she learned about perspective, three dimensional design, and rendering.
Kendra also feels that studying the original artwork of the Master in person a museums in Europe, New your, Washington D.C., etc. has been a great inspiration and influence on her life and on her work. One of her best know works of art if “Joseph the Guardian” which portrays the Christ child in the arms of his “adoptive” father. It was shown on television during a Christmas Day Mormon Tabernacle Choir Broadcast and was also displayed at the Springville Museum of Fine Art. Prints of the painting hang on the walls of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Little Sisters of the Poor Convent in St. Louis, the Blessed Sacrament School in Sandy Utah and St. Joseph’s Convent in India. At an early age Kendra studied piano, guitar, violin and voice.
When she and her four sisters were teenagers, they composed and recorded several original songs as part of a record album. They won top honors on regional television talent shows and competitions including the Ted Mack Show and the Eugene Jelesnick Talent Showcase. They also performed in Europe and a the 1974 World’s Fair in Spokane, Washington. When Kendra attended college she continued to study guitar. Piano voice and art. She taught guitar classes and lessons for several years. Read more about Kendra Here
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