North Georgia artist, Keith Burgess, is an accomplished fine artist working primarily in oil. His work is widely collected. His formal art education began at Valdosta State University. He went on to receive a B.A. Degree from Georgia Southwestern State University. After college he began a long career as a graphic artist/illustrator for a major publishing corporation in Atlanta. In 2003 he left the corporate world to pursue a full time career as a fine artist.