Ken Goldman Biography

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Ken Goldman is an internationally known artist, author, teacher and art juror. A recipient of numerous awards, Goldman has exhibited widely in various group shows and solo exhibitions in Holland, Paris, Mexico, New York, Boston and Washington D.C.

Most recently, 2012 - 2016, Ken’s work has been exhibited in China: The Shanghai International Biennial, Two Shenzhen International Biennials, five Universities: Jimei, Quanzhou, Tsingua, Qindao and Shanghai Universities. In Italy: the International Fabriano en Acquarello 2015,16 and in California: The Oceanside Museum of Art, The Fischer Museum of Art and the Autry Museum.

Goldman's work is included in the permanent collections of the San Diego Museum of Fine Art, North Carolina's Hickory Museum of Fine Art, the San Diego Museum of Natural History, the San Diego Watercolor Society and the Zuo Wen Museum in Qindao China.

Ken is currently serving as president of the National Watercolor Society and is represented by Gallery.

The author of eight instructional books on Pastels, Acrylics, Charcoal and Artistic Anatomy, Goldman has been featured in magazines, including The Art of Watercolour, Southwest ArtInternational ArtistWatercolor MagicSplash 12 & 13 and The Artists Magazine, among others. He is a Signature Member of the National Watercolor Society, American Watercolor Society, San Diego Watercolor Society, International Society of Acrylic Painters and the Pastel Society of America (1995-2006). His education includes the National Academy of Design, Art Student's League and the New York Studio School. 

Ken teaches Figure painting, Artistic Anatomy and plein air Landscape at the Athenaeum School of the Arts in La Jolla and in workshops across the country.

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