Ken is a fourth generation native of Leadville, Colorado. He received a BA degree in Fine Art Education from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a MA degree in Special Education from the University of Northern Colorado.
Ken has taught for more than thirty years. He is currently teaching art at Mountain View Core Knowledge School in Canon City, Colorado. Many of his former students have pursued art careers including graphic arts and art education.
Art has always been a central focus in Ken’s life. He enjoys painting and drawing, gives individual lessons, and does murals and commissions. Watercolor, acrylic, pastel and colored pencil are Ken’s primary focus.
Ken strives to represent images in a refined, symbolic, surrealistic or realistic way, often with the use of borders to create unity. Ken views each painting as a challenge and an opportunity to learn and grow as an artist.
Ken McGowan can be reached at:
Phone: 719 276-1402