About The Artist

“When I create art, I see myself as a filter through which ideas travel.”

Ken in Leadville, Colorado



Ken is a fourth generation native of Leadville, Colorado. He received a BA degree in Fine Art Education from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a MA degree in Special Education from the University of Northern Colorado.

Ken taught for more than thirty years. Many of his former students have pursued art careers including graphic arts and art education.

Art has always been a central focus in Ken’s life. He enjoys painting and drawing. Ken teaches lessons, creates murals and has accepted commissions. Watercolor, acrylic, pastel and silhouette paintings are Ken’s primary focus.

Ken strives to represent images in a refined, symbolic, surrealistic or realistic way, often with the use of borders to create unity. Ken views each painting as a challenge and an opportunity to learn and grow as an artist.

Ken resides in Cañon City, Colorado with his wife, Monica and cat Moki. Ken’s artwork can be seen at the Artists’ Gallery in Cañon City, Colorado and on Facebook. He is a Signature Member of the Colorado Watercolor Society and the Pikes Peak Watercolor Society. Ken is a lifetime member of the Fremont Center of the Arts in Cañon City, Colorado.

Ken’s work is shown at:

The Artists’ Gallery 416 Historic Downtown Main Street, Cañon City, Colorado 719-345-4070 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day.

Join us at the Artists’ Gallery on the First Friday of each month from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. for a stimulation and fun artists’ reception. Meet many of the cooperative’s artists, view fabulous original art, enjoy live music.

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