Kenny Scharf: One from the Cosmos Kenny Scharf is an American painter who lives in Los Angeles, California. He received his B.F.A. in 1980 with a major in painting at the School of Visual Arts located in Manhattan, New York City. Scharf's works consist of painting pop culture icons in a science fiction setting, such as the Flinstones and the Jetsons. He is most well known for his work in the 1980s interdisciplinary art scene.