Kenneth Alicaway Austria aka ( Kenneth Austria) was born in Iligan City, in Northern Mindanao, Philippines at St. Mary's Hospital, took up his Physical Education Bachelor's Degree at Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology and graduated in 2006, Kenneth is known for his fauvist ( Fauvism ) and expressionist ( Expressionism) paintings. His paintings are an inspiration of his surroundings, life experiences and influences.
Kenneth in his late 30's , was looking for a deeper meaning of purpose. He loves art and collects himself. His paintings at first were more of a personal collection for him to have, but when he was given an opportunity to have some of his paintings exhibited,was a another pathway for the future for him, his knowledge of imparting his paintings to others became an honor and finding self worth, as a colleague once mentioned that echoes on his mind always, " Nothing on this earth is ours, why not share it".
He was invited to be part of the Wooven Dreams Exhibit at Mindanao Art 2022 and became one of the exhibitors at the Department of Foreign Affairs Virtual Gallery in collaboration with Pinto Art Museum, as one of the Contemporary Artist.