Kenneth Cobb is an artist and educator living in Mansfield, PA. He received his BFA in Painting and Computer Art from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and his MFA in Studio Art from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Ken is currently an Instructor of Art at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, teaching courses in Drawing, Painting, Design and Gallery Management. Specializing in traditional based oil painting techniques, Ken offers his services as a portrait artist in the mediums of oil, charcoal and pastels. In his personal studio work, he focuses his efforts in exploring still-life, landscape, and the portrait narrative genres.
2013 First Place. For the painting Lapse. 40th Regional Juried Art Exhibition. Gmeiner Art and
Cultural Center. 134 Main St. Wellsboro, PA. 16901. (6/3 -6/27).
2012 First Place and People’s Choice Award. For the painting The Collector. 39th Annual
Regional Juried Art Exhibition. Gmeiner Art and Cultural Center.
Wellsboro, PA. 16901. (6/4 - 6/24).
2003 Allied Artists Award. For the painting Cosmopolitan. 67th National Midyear Show. The
Butler Institute of American Art. Youngstown, OH. (7/6-8/24)
2000 Third Place. For the drawing Beyond Reality (Sketch). Seventh Biennial Regional Arts
Competition and Exhibition. University Museum. Southern Illinois University
at Carbondale (SIUC). Carbondale, IL (8/29-10/15)
The Ohio Arts Council Award for Drawing. For the drawing Beyond Reality. Ohio State
Fair: Fine Arts Exhibition. Expo Center. Columbus, OH. (8/4-8/20)
Best of Show. For the drawing Beyond Reality. The Toledo Area Artist’s 82nd Annual
Exhibition. The Toledo Museum of Art. Toledo, OH. (3/3-4/16)
1998 First Place. Best of Ohio Colleges and Universities Show. For the painting Granted
Series #1 Wolfe Gallery. Maumee, OH. (3/27-4/10)
1997 Third Place (Painting) for Violatile Mandala and Honorable Mention (Glass) for Cracked
Module. BGSU Student Exhibit. Dorothy Urber Bryant Gallery. BGSU,
Bowling Green, OH. (3/7-3/21)