Born in Edinburgh in 1962, Kenny Hunter studied sculpture at Glasgow School of Art between 1983 and 1987. He has exhibited extensively in Britain and abroad, including solo exhibitions at Arnolfini, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, CCA and Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
Hunter has created a number of high profile, commissioned works in Scotland including; Youth with Split Apple for Kings College, Aberdeen, Citizen Firefighter outside Glasgow Central Station and Man Walks Among Us for Glasgow Museums. He is represented in several public collections in the UK, including Aberdeen Art Gallery, the Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow and the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.
Hunter has received several awards for his work, including the McBey Fellowship New York City in 2005 and has exhibited both in the UK and internationally.