Ken Nahan   curriculum vitae

In 1983, Ken Nahan graduated with honors and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Tulane University. He also traveled to Europe where he worked under the guidance of his mentor and friend, Max Papart. Nahan has studied various printmaking techniques, creating lithographs at Atelier Grapholith and with Pierre Chave, etchings at Atelier Morsang, and silkscreens with master screenprinter Gary Lichtenstein. Most recently, he has developed and employed a new transfer rubbing technique in his work.

Nahan has exhibited throughout the U.S. and in Europe. He currently lives and works in New Orleans, LA.

  • Selected Events

    2024

    Elliott Gallery, New Orleans, LA

    2023

    New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts, Miniature Exhibition, New Orleans, LA 

    2017

    Octavia Art Gallery, "Celebration," Group Exhibition, New Orleans, LA

    2016

    Sloan Kettering Memorial Cancer Centers Permanent Collection, Commack Expansion, Long Island, NY

    2014

    Du Mois, "Voyages," Solo Exhibition, New Orleans, LA

    TEN Gallery, "Pen and Paper," Solo Exhibition, New Orleans, LA

    2013

    TEN Gallery, "The Artist and His Collection," curator, New Orleans, LA

    Ridgefield Playhouse, Reception with Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Ridgefield, CT

    Boyd Satellite Gallery, "Megalomania," a group exhibition curated by Blake Boyd, New Orleans, LA

    2012

    The Art Salon, "Rubbed," Solo Exhibition, 4432 Magazine, New Orleans, LA

    Octavia Art Gallery, "Living with Pop - Emerging Artists and Modern Masters," New Orleans


Ken Nahan, Microcosms No.1