Kim Ennis was born in Saskatoon in 1956. Drawing and painting independently until 1980 he then became a protégé of the late W.H. Epp and worked mainly in bronze, stone and wood for the next two decades. In 2009 he completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting) with Great Distinction at the University of Saskatchewan. He then completed a Special Case Master of Arts in Art History in 2012, with his thesis, The Numinous Land, on spiritual aspects of Saskatchewan painting. Mr. Ennis currently works in his home studio.