D.S. Kinsel is an award winning cultural agitator. He expresses his creativity through the mediums of painting, installation, curating, and performance. Kinsel’s work puts focus on themes of space keeping, urban tradition, hip-hop, informalism and Cultural Appropriation. D.S. has served creative residencies at Artist Image Resource, Kelly Strayhorn Theater, Pittsburgh Public Schools, Carnegie Mellon University Digital Arts Studio, AS220, the Pittsburgh Glass Center and the Sedona Summer Artist Colony.