Aaron Kent was born in Springfield Ohio in June of 1972. He studied commercial art in high school, and studied fine art and sculpture at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. He left the Art Academy after two years and began working at Casting Arts and Technology, a fine art bronze foundry in Cincinnati, where he studied bronze casting, metal fabrication and bronze restoration. He also worked at Suders Art Store learning the skills of framing, matting, and art restoration. He returned to the Art Academy of Cincinnati in 2008 to finish his degree, and graduated in 2009. He then started a artist based silkscreen co-op called DIY Printing. This is where Aaron currently works as a screen printer printing for artists and other arts organizations, as well as running the fine art based co-op.