John J. Kenyon

Born: 1862  |  Died: 1937

John J. Kenyon. Painter. Washington, Ontario. Active 1890’s – 1930’s.

J. J. Kenyon settled in Blair, Ontario in the 1890’s where he became a photographer and a painter. He used the medium of photography to further his paintings; travelling to fairs and horse shows to photograph animals that he would later paint. Mr. kenyon followed the ‘Grand Circuit’ horse races where he would paint the portraits of winning horses and then sell them to the owners of the horses.

A link to the Wellington County Museum and Archive site with some background on J. J. Kenyon: