Kenyon, a multi-media performance artist also known as little ray, has been the recipient of a Greer Garson Award, a National Young Arts Foundation Award, and was named a White House Presidential Scholar in the Arts. He studied religion and the arts at Yale Divinity School and at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music where he was awarded the Director’s Prize for his presentation of the blues aesthetic as American lament. He later served as Artist-in-Residence for the 2015-16 academic year. As Arts Initiative Director for Grace Farms Foundation, Kenyon seeks to actualize the integrative presence of the arts throughout the initiatives at Grace Farms by developing new, collaborative, and site-specific works in the literary, visual, and performing arts through various innovative partnerships.
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