Abbi Kenny is an emerging artist and painter living and working in Providence, Rhode Island, at the Nicholson File Company Art Studios. A New England native, she was born in Boston, Massachusetts and grew up in Lexington, MA. For high school, she attended the progressive Cambridge School of Weston in Weston, MA. In May 2020, she graduated from Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA and honors in painting and a concentration in the Theory and History of Art and Design. Prior to her senior year, she received a Royal Drawing School’s Dumfries House Estate drawing residency and grant near Cumnock, Scotland. During her senior year, she participated in RISD’s European Honors Program in Rome, Italy.