Queintard DeGeneste began his formal art training at Arts High School, Newark, NJ. After transfering to and graduating from Newark South Side High School he attended Arizona State
Univeristy where he majored in Commercial Art & Design and received his degree from Pacific College in Business and Commercial Art. While out west he created, sold and exhibited his art at shows
and galleries in the area.
After returning to the east coast, he completed freelance illustrations and art projects for a variety of clothing stores and art studios in New York and New Jersey. He continued his training by taking courses at the NY School of Art & Design and the School of Visual Arts.
After graduating from Law school in 1976, he began a career in business, and put aside his art career until his heart attack in 1995. His recovery afforded him time to reflect on life and renewed his passion for art.
Quinn works in a variety of different mediums from oils, acrylics, watercolors, pencil and inks. His distinctive style and medium combinations have garnered a number of awards for his work. He has exhibited and sold his work in numerous shows in the east and has curated and exhibited at a number of shows at UMDNJ, RWJohnson Medical School Gallery, Morristown NJ Atrium Gallery and Lincoln Centers-Cork Gallery. He has permanent exhibits at the Heritage Music Academy, Internet Cafe, the Saatchi Gallery online in London and several private collections, restaurants, clubs and business's around the country.