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. His most recent body of works include ink drawings on sanded topographical maps, nautical charts, and on handmade paper.

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

  • Selected Events


    Core Art Space, Architecture of Form, Group Exhibition, Lakewood, CO

    Elliott Gallery, New Orleans, LA

    A L Lowe, New Orleans, LA


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


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


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


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

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


    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


    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