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 recently won 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 ÒIchimal no EÓ 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, and the Erlanger Public Library. He has been added to the permanent collections of the Springfield Museum of Art, and most recently that of the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
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, and is coming up to two decades of Community Education at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.
Ken was recently in a show at the Art Design Consultants, which hosted the National “Viewpoint” exhibition, where he won a second place award. This past Fall he was also in the Kentucky Watercolor Society’s National Aqueous show. at the Actor’s Guild in Louisville, Kentucky , where he won the Kentucky Artist’s Award.