Kevin Richert was born in Ossining, New York, studied Drawing and Painting at the School of Visual Arts in New York City receiving a BFA in 1977. He moved to Houston Texas in 1979, he has worked professionally as an artist and designer/illustrator for over thirty years in advertising and publishing. In 2003 Kevin earned his MA at Stephen F Austin University in Nacogdoches, Texas, and in 2004 completed his MFA studies also at Stephen F Austin University. presently Kevin teaches at The Art Institute of Houston.
Kevin is affiliated with the Art Directors Club of Houston and The Houston Society of Illustrators where he served on the Board of Directors. He has exhibited in numerous arts shows for over fifteen years. His work is in many private collections including the River Oaks Golf Club, in Houston Texas.
Kevin lives on a working cattle ranch in Washington, Texas with his wife Christine, five dogs, ten horses, a large herd of cows, too many domesticated birds to count, and a constantly increasing number of chickens.