Ken Goldman

Born in Illinois, Ken Goldman trained at the New York Studio School, The National Academy of Design and the Art Students League. Privately he has studied with Wolf Kahn, Vern Wilson and Liane Collot D’Herbois, in both America and Europe. A recipient of numerous awards, he has exhibited widely in group shows and many one-man shows in galleries and museums in Holland, Paris, Mexico, New York, Boston, Washington D.C. and San Diego. His work is represented in numerous collections throughout America and Europe. In California, several of his pieces may be found at The M.O.A. Center Museum in Long Beach, as well as the San Diego Museum of Fine Art and The San Diego Museum of Natural History in San Diego. He is also part of the permanent collection of the Hickory Museum of Fine Art (James Goode Collection of Self Portraits of American Artists) in North Carolina.

Ken Goldman’s art has taken a variety of forms, including realistic oil and watercolor paintings, pastels, wood carvings, veiled watercolors, Oriental (Sumi-e) watercolors and murals. A resident of San Diego, California since 1970, Ken is a popular instructor at the Athenaeum School of the Arts in La Jolla, teaching figure drawing, artistic anatomy and landscape painting. He is the author of five instructional books on the use of pastels, acrylics and charcoal.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1999 — Artists Gallery, La Jolla, CA
1997 — Artists Gallery, La Jolla, CA
1994 — Miami International Art ’94 Expo
1994 — Playa Blanca, Mexico
1993 — Riggs Galleries, La Jolla, CA
1992 — Riggs Galleries, La Jolla, CA
1991 — Emerald Shapery Center, San Diego, CA
1990 — Knowles Gallery, La Jolla, CA
1985 — M. O. A., Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
1984 — Kauai Images Gallery, Kauai, HI
1982 — A. Huney Gallery, San Diego, CA
1981 — A. Huney Gallery, San Diego, CA
1980 — Adler Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1980 — Hatay Gallery, Boston, MA
1979 — Hammer Gallery, Boston, MA
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1999, San Diego Museum of Art: Artist Guild Presents — one painting
selected by Larry Urudia, curator of contemporary art
1999, San Diego Museum of Art: Artist Guild Juried Exhibition
1997, San Diego Museum of Art: Juried Exhibition
1995, Thomas Babeor Gallery — Group Exhibition
1995, San Diego Museum of Art: All California Juried Exhibition — Award
of Merit
1994, San Diego Art Walk Paladion Exhibit “Mayor’s Choice”
1994, 10th Anniversary Art Walk Invitational Exhibition
1993, San Diego Museum of Art: Juried Exhibition
1992, Vermont Studio Center, Vermont
1990, Mona Bismark Foundation, Paris, France
1989, San Diego Pastel Society, San Diego, CA
1989, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
1988, United States International University, San Diego, CA
1987, Annually The Athenaeum School of the Arts Faculty Exhibition
1987, St. Marks Lenten Art Show, San Diego, CA
1986, National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1986, L. C. de’Herbois Painting Center, Washington, DC
1983, Therapeutic Painting Center, Driebergen, Holland
1980, Therapeutic Painting Center, Driebergen, Holland
1973, City College, San Diego, CA
1971, Mesa College, San Diego, CA
1969, Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA
COMMISSIONS
Rancho La Puerta — Murals, Rancho La Puerta Aerobics Gym, Tecate, Mexico.
Ken and Stephanie Goldman
Childrens Hospital — Mural, Childrens Hospital Chapel, San Diego, CA.
Stephanie and Ken Goldman
Rancho La Puerta — Paintings of the Ranch & Mount Kuchima, Tecate, Mexico
The Golden Door — Oriental Brushwork illustrations, La Costa, CA
Genetronics — Annual Report, San Diego, CA
Young Peoples Press — Childrens Books, San Diego, CA
PUBLIC & CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
Hickory North Carolina Museum of Fine Art, James Goode Collection:
Self-Portraits of American Artists
San Diego Museum of Fine Arts, San Diego, CA
Rancho La Puerta, Tecate, Mexico
Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
San Diego Museum of Natural History, San Diego, CA
The Hoffman Trust Collection

FEATURED ARTICLES & REVIEWS
1999, The Beacon. Review by Dawna Bratten and Carol Ebert Schultz, Shadows,
Light in Living Color, November 4
1999, The Reader. California Plein Air Artist by Thomas Larson, Last Light,
pp. 30-32, August 26
1995, The Reader. Review by Jonathon Seville: Artists Who Can Still Draw,
November 19
1995, Southwest Art Magazine. Profile, pp. 82-88
1993, The Artist’s Magazine. Product Review
1993, The Artist’s Magazine. Color spread, pp. 46-51
1990, The Quest. Ken Goldman Veiled Watercolors, pp. 35-41
1989, The California Art Review. pp. 504, 518, 519.
1989, Environment West Magazine. The Gray Whale, p. 5.
1987, Southwest Art Magazine. Self Portraits of American Artists, p. 113.
1984, Zoo Books. Birds of Prey, pp. 1-9.
1983, Environment Southwest Magazine. Ken Goldman: Perceptions of an Artist,
pp. 3-5.
1979, Desert Magazine. The Roadrunner, pp. 25-28.
1978, Arizona Highways Magazine. The Wonders of Arizona as Captured in Ken
Goldman’s Dioramic Art, pp. 44-47, cover photo.

TELEVISION INTERVIEWS
1994, CNN International Interview
1993, En Vida Southwest Cable, syndicated series
1989, Inside San Diego — ABC
1988, Meet the Artists, with Tony D’Gesso — KUSI
1978, Sun-Up San Diego — CBS

HONORS AND AWARDS
1999, First Place, St. Marks Juried Art Exhibition, Lentin Art Show
1998, Second Place, International Watercolor Exhibition, S.D.W.S.
1995, Award of Merit, San Diego Museum of Fine Art, CA

HONORS AND AWARDS (continued)
1992, Vermont Studio Center, VT, Wolf Kahn Scholarship
1992, First Place, Drawings, Juried Art Exhibition, Del Mar, CA
1992, First Place, Acrylics, Juried Art Exhibition, Del Mar, CA 1992,
First Place, Pastels, Juried Art Exhibition, Del Mar, CA
1992, Special Award, Drawing, Juried Art Exhibition, Del Mar, CA
1992, National Foundation For Advancement In The Arts,Certificate of Excellence
in Teaching
1989, First Place, Juried Exhibition, San Diego Pastel Society
1988, First Place, Juried Exhibition, San Diego Pastel Society
1988, First Place, Juried Art Exhibition, St. Mark’s Lenten Art Show
BOOKS AUTHORED
1999, Starting Out in Acrylics, Walter Foster Publishing, Inc.
1999, Starting Out in Pastels, Walter Foster Publishing, Inc.
1995, Charcoal Drawing, Walter Foster Publishing, Inc.
1994, Landscapes in Pastel, Walter Foster Publishing, Inc.
1992, Portraits in Pastel, Walter Foster Publishing, Inc.
LECTURES/DEMONSTRATIONS/TEACHING ENGAGEMENTS
1999, Demonstration for the San Diego Pastel Society
1997, Demonstration for the Rancho Bernardo Art Club, CA
1997, Demonstration for San Diego Watercolor Society, CA
1995–present, Instructor: Plein Air landscape painting: Associates
in Art, Los Angeles, CA
1995, Pastel demonstrations for San Diego Pastel Society and Clairemont
Art Guild
1993, Pastel, Watercolor, Acrylic Workshop — El Cajon Art Association
1992, Demonstration for El Cajon, CA, Art Association
1991, Demonstration for San Diego Watercolor Society and other groups
1990, Demonstration for San Diego Pastel Society and other art groups
1986–present, Instructor: anatomy, painting and drawing the human figure,
Athenaeum School of the Arts, La Jolla, CA
1986, Watercolor demonstrations for Ramona, CA Art Guild
1985, San Diego: private tutoring/ teaching; painting
1984, Lived, painted and taught in Kauai, Hawaii
1976, Began free-lance art career: murals and publications (Zoo Books for
San Diego Zoo). Lifelike woodcarvings of birds set in naturalistic dioramas
for various galleries. Woodcarvings exhibited at Hammer Gallery, New York.
Oriental Brushwork, various galleries.
1974–1976, San Diego Museum of Natural History, Preparator of Exhibits;
murals, graphics and dioramas for San Diego Zoo; murals and enclosure design.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS (past & present)
National Association of Acrylic Painters, N.A.P.A., Signature Member
Pastel Society of America, P.S.A. Signature Member
San Diego Museum of Art Artists Guild, San Diego, CA
San Diego Water Color Society, San Diego, CA
San Diego Museum of Art Prints & Drawings Club, San Diego, CA
The Athenaeum Arts & Music Library, La Jolla, CA

EDUCATION
1991, New York Studio School, NY. Figure work with Graham Nickson
1987, Vermont Studio School, VT. Landscape painting, oil and pastel —
Wolf Kahn
1986, National Academy NY. Figure/Portrait Painting
1984–1986, Study with Vern Wilson of LA Art Center. Figure drawing
and painting
1983, Return to Europe for further watercolor study
1980, Study in Europe with Liane Collot de’Herbois. Veiled Watercolor
technique
1974, San Diego State University. Fine Art
1973–1974, San Diego City College. AA degree in Commercial Art
1968, Santa Monica College. Fine Art

EXHIBITIONS JUROR
1998, La Jolla Art Association
1997, San Diego Art Institute Exhibition
1997, Escondido Municipal Gallery — Portrait Exhibition
1996, U.S.–Australia Watercolor Exhibition S.D.W.S.
1996, Poway Center for the Arts Annual Juried Exhibition
1995, Escondido Art Association
1994, San Diego Watercolor Society
1992, Fallbrook Art Association, Fallbrook, CA
1990, San Diego Pastel Society Annual Juried Show
1989, San Dieguito Art Association Juried Show, San Dieguito, CA
1989, Clairemont Artists Guild Juried Show, San Diego, CA

REPRESENTED BY (*current)
1996, Artists Gallery,* La Jolla, CA
1996–1997, The Fine Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI
1995–1996, Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA
1992–1994, Riggs Galleries, La Jolla, CA
1991–1993, Diane Nelson Gallery, Laguna, CA
1984–1985, Kauai Images Gallery, HI
1980–1982, Adler Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1980–1982, Hatay Gallery, Boston, MA
1979–1983, Hammer Gallery, New York, NY