Kye Benjamin Stone

Master of Fine Arts in Studio, Film, Video, New Media, and Animation

Kye Benjamin Stone began painting in his native town of Portland, Oregon and is a 3rd generation painter on his maternal Grandfather’s side. Kye started working as an artist in high-school and for family theater company The North Star Theatre Company in Portland and Seattle. Graduated with honors as Salutatorian from Rainier Beach High School with a Harvard Book Award, Kye went on to earn a Bachelors of Art in Fine Art in Drawing and Painting from the University of Washington School of Art while working as a cinematographer and painter in Seattle, Washington. After co-founding film company Knightstone Productions with his brother James Stone and mother Desiree Stone, Kye is currently pursuing his Master in Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago with a focus in Film, Video, New Media, and Animation.