Kenneth Ober Meet

Kenneth Ober

Inglewood, CA

About Kenneth Ober

Inglewood, CA

Kenneth Houghton Ober was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on February 22, 1972. Kenneth's creative abilities began to surface in elementary school and had become his focus by high school. Through the guidance of an excellent teacher, he was encouraged to explore all forms of media, and was instilled with the means to provoke his imagination.

Kenneth studied Art, Art History, and Literature at the University of Maryland for two years. The art, religions, and cultures of Asia served as an introduction to Buddhist philosophy, which led him to Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado.

The desire to connect with a larger art world brought Kenneth to California, where he graduated from Otis College of Art and Design in 2001. Since then, he has lived and worked as an independent, professional artist in Los Angeles. His current series of paintings, made with an automobile pin-striping tool, have been exhibited nationally and internationally.

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Selected Exhibitions

  • "Abstract Landscape" group show at MichaelKate
    Santa Barbara, CA, 2013
  • "Out of Thin Air" group exhibition at The Ontario Airport
    Ontario, CA, 2013
  • "Consistent Trajectory" solo exhibition at West LA College Art Gallery
    Los Angeles, CA, 2013
  • "Chain Letter" group show at Shoshana Wayne Gallery
    Santa Monica, CA, 2011
  • "The Shortest Distance" solo exhibition at K Saari Gallery
    Steamboat Springs, CO, 2011

Press and Accolades

  • "Blurred Lines" Charles Donelan, Santa Barbara Indenpendent
    Sept 5, 2013
  • "Thinking Green" Sarah Barnard, LA Design
    2008
  • William Randolph Hearst Scholarship, The Hearst Foundation
    2000

Education

  • Otis College of Art & Design, B.F.A. in Painting
    Westchester, CA,2001 
  • Naropa University,
    Boulder, CO,1995 
  • The University of Maryland,
    College Park,1993 
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