Kirk’s artistic interests began at an early age. He attended both Dixie College and the University of Utah. Kirk paints primarily with oil, but occasionally uses acrylic and pastel. His work celebrates the unusual or dramatic aspects of Mother Nature. Kirk has received various accolades for his work. His paintings were displayed at various events such as the Springville Museum of Art, Sears Dixie Invitational and the National Parks Show at the St. George Art Museum. He is a member of the Southern Utah Art Guild and exhibits at the Arrowhead Gallery, Red Cliffs Gallery, Split Rock Gallery, and the Relics Gallery in Salt Lake City.