Union Public Schools
Union Public Schools

Kyle Kemp


Graduating as Master Sargent, Charlie Company, Wentworth Military Academy in 1986, Mr. Kemp went on to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pittsburg State University in 1991 and completed education certification from Northeastern State University in 1993. Subsequently returning to Northeastern State University to earn a Master of Education in School Administration in 2003, Mr. Kemp currently holds Principal Licenses in both Elementary and Secondary Education for the State of Oklahoma.


Mr. Kemp has been a Studio Instructor of Fine Arts in the state of Oklahoma since 1992. Teaching Two Dimensional Visual Arts, Ceramics and Sculpture for Union Intermediate High School for the last 15 years. Mr. Kemp also has served as Adjunct Professor of Humanities at Tulsa Community College southeast campus Liberal Arts Division for the last 15 years.


P.Buckly Moss, National Learning Disabilities Teacher of The Year, 1996

Robert Raushenberg Foundation "The Power of Art" recipient 1994

Professional Organizations:

National Art Educators Association

Oklahoma Arts Education Association

Director of Fine Arts, Learning Disabilities Association of Oklahoma

Board of Directors, Tulsa People First

Board of Directors, Town and Country School

Board of Directors, Prof O.F.Grubbs Foundation

Board of Directors, Sigma Tau Gamma, Epsilon Chapter

Teaching Philosophy

Believing the foundation of academia is the establishment of an environment advantageous for all students with a variety of learning styles and needs, Mr. Kemp, who overcame his own personal struggle with academics, strives to assemble a scholastic atmosphere where students feel secure exploring their creativity by teaching the students to push themselves out of there comfort zone to grow as artists and scholar citizens.

Mr. Kemp endeavors to enlighten his students to understand that Art is the systematic product of the human creative response to the circumstances of existence. Expressing the foundation of human culture itself and that the principals and elements of design are intertwined in every facet of our daily lives. It is this philosophy which drives his students to find success by having not only a better understanding of themselves, but also the world in which they live.

Department: Fine Arts
Room: 2103
Planning Period: 8:25 AM - 9:20 AM
Phone: 357-7743
Email: kemp.Kyle@unionps.org
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