Ken Massar -Resume
KEN MASSAR Born September 2, 1932 in Warren, Ohio
EDUCATION BFA degree: Ohio Wesleyan University 1954
MFA degree: Florida State University 1970
(Received a Graduate Assistantship. Studied with Karl Zerbe)
Summer - 1952 Art Students League, New York, N.Y.
Studied with Reginald Marsh.
Summer - 1957 Received Full Scholarship to Skowhegan School
of Painting and Sculpture. Studied with George Grosz and Sigmund
Study: Carnegie Institute of Technology. Pittsburgh, Pa. 1956
University of Illinois, Urbana, Ill. (Graduate Assistantship) 1957
Universidad de las Americas. Mexico City, Mexico 1959
EXHIBITIONS Galeria Internationale: Mexico City, Mexico, 1960
Dorothy Cameron Gallery: Toronto, Canada 1964
St. Armands Gallery: Sarasota, FL. 1966
Geraldine Kornman Gallery: Tampa, FL 1967
A & M Gallery: Clearwater, FL 1968
The Art League: Bradenton, FL 1969 (Artist is in Residence)
In 1970 I resumed my graduate studies at Florida State University. In 1973 I withdrew
from the exhibition circuit to homestead in Etna, Maine. Built my own home and studio
in 1974-75. From 1976 til 1996 was secluded in the woods of Maine - continued painting.
Held highly successful exhibitions for local birds and wildlife. In 1996 resumed exhibiting:
College of the Atlantic: Mt. Desert Isle 1996
Thomas College: Waterville, ME 1998
Unity College: Unity, ME 2000
2000 - the present: Returned to the seclusion of my studio to
Represented in the Fogg Museum, Cambridge, MA and in private collections in the
United States, Canada and Mexico.