Kenny Durkin was born in Bristol, Wisconsin in 1971. He studied Illustration at Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design from 1989 to 1992. For the remainder of the decade, he developed his Freelance Illustration career and began drawing caricatures at festivals and parties. In 2000, he moved to Florida to be a caricature artist at Walt Disney World. He drew caricatures at the hotels and theme parks as well as at hundreds of special events. In 2013, Kenny left Florida to draw caricatures in Wisconsin and Illinois. In 2018, he returned to Florida. He is an award-winning member of the International Society of Caricature Artists and a member of the prestigious National Cartoonists Society.
His caricatures have appeared on Duck Dynasty apparel and merchandise carried at major retailers around the world. He's illustrated numerous childrens books, designed plush toys and garden gnomes, and self-published numerous comic books. He is currently writing and illustrating the comic strip "Father of the Brood".
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