John “Revelator” Irving 2019 TEDxSantaBarbara Speaker

In TEDxTalks by Christopher Foley


I am a K.N.I.G.H.T.

A creative voyage of music, dance, and poetry as John Revelator and the Renaissance K.N.I.G.H.T.S reveal their epic journey from obscurity to notoriety.

John "Revelator" Irving

Creative Arts Innovator

John “Revelator” Irving is the founder & leader of Renaissance - a Creative Arts Movement​. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, he lives with his wife of 17 years, and four children in the Antelope Valley, CA. John is most known in Los Angeles County for pioneering the idea that the Arts can be positively infused into just about anything and anyone - for the sake of maximizing our level of influence over the next generations.

John has his BA of Fine Arts​ in Acting from the world-renowned California Institute of the Arts, as well as an MA in Practical Theology. He adores teaching and mentoring young adults, and partners with LA County Office of Education and LA County Probation to develop and implement innovative project-based learning enhancement, and behavioral therapy arts courses. At Renaissance (Arts & Entertainment) Center​, John produces (4) Flagship events per year, with the goal to fund and build an advanced Creative Arts Center & Institute like the world has never seen.

Renaissance K.N.I.G.H.T.S is an Urban Entertainment troop that performs through singing, rapping, dancing, and poetry.

TEDxSantaBarbara 2019

November 16, 2019

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