Ken Buck

Ken has signature status in the Kentucky Watercolor Society, the Georgia Watercolor Society, the National Watercolor Society, the Southeastern Pastel Society,  the Oregon Pastel Society ( in which he was given the Master Pastelist award),  Watercolor Honor Society, and the Pastel Society of America.  He has won  Best of Show awards and prizes in the top  juried national and international exhibitions. He received a Master Pastelist award in the Pastel Society of America, and the Allied Artist award in the same national competition.

His work appears in Encyclopedia of Living Artists in  America – 3rd Edition, Artists of Ohio, Creative Watercolor,   Pastel Journal , Manifest: the Nude 2,  and “Ichimal no E”  magazine in Japan. His paintings are in numerous private collections and public collections such as; Cincinnati Financial Corporation, Brown Forman, Yeiser Art Center, Nassau Community College, Baker Hunt Foundation, and  the Erlanger Public Library.  He has been added to the permanent collections of the Springfield Museum of Art, and the National Collegiate Athletic Association.   Several of his works were  among those  chosen to be launched in the  national  publication BLINK.

 An article about his drawing techniques was printed in the Pastel Society of America’s magazine Pastelagram.   He has been teaching classes at various places for many years, with over two decades of Community Education at the Art Academy of Cincinnati to his credit.

Ken will be featured on WCET’s program The Art Show sometime in December 2017. One of his works was recently selected to be in a pastel show for the Butler Museum of Art this year.

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