Kevin Harper, Resident Artist Mentor

Kevin Harper is a native Chicagoan, who now calls Providence home. He brings his
passions for sewing, tailoring, design and entrepreneurship to New Urban Arts as the
Resident Artist Mentor in Fashion and Sewing. Kevin holds a bachelors degree from
DePaul University in Leadership and studied pattern-making, menswear construction,
women’s tailoring, and leather design techniques at the Fashion Institute of Technology
(FIT). Kevin nurtures two babies: his menswear line, Joe Beau Ties, and a 5-year-old,
Greyson.