Kahlil Robert Irving is a multimedia artist, currently living and working in Saint Louis, Missouri. Irving completed his BFA in art history and ceramics at the Kansas City Art Institute. In May of 2017, Irving earned his Master of Fine Arts at Washington University in St. Louis. At Washington University in St. Louis Irving was a Chancellor’s Graduate Fellow. Recently, Irving was nominated and awarded the 2017 Alice C. Cole Fellowship from the studio art department at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Currently Irving is Artist-in-residence and Visiting Professor at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois.
His work is in the collections of the Riga Porcelain Museum, in Riga, Latvia; Foundation for Contemporary Ceramic Art in Kecskemet, Hungary; The Ken Ferguson Teaching Collection at the Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, Missouri; The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at Johnson Community College in Overland Park, Kansas.