currently lives and works in Newtown PA. He received a B.F.A. from Temple University in Philadelphia and an M.F.A. in visual arts from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2001. During the 2009-2010, Deeds studied web design and print design at Bucks County Community College. Among other institutions, Kip has taught visual arts at Princeton University, The University of Pennsylvania, and Maryland Institute College of Art. Deeds has exhibited his artwork in the United States as well as Australia, presented work in thirteen solo exhibits since 2001. The Philadelphia Inquirer reviewed his 2012 exhibit at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia. His work is included in the permanent collections of the Newark Museum in New Jersey and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.