Grants & Awards

2016 Ballinglen Arts Foundation Residency, Ballycastle, Ireland
2014 Jentel Artist Residency Program, Wyoming
2009 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, (Drawing)
2009 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
2007 Ballinglen Arts Foundation Residency, Ballycastle, Ireland.
2006 Bard Research Fund Award
2004 MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Peterborough, NH.
1999 Pratt Faculty Development Award
1994 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship (Printmaking) 
1987 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship (Painting) 
1987 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
1983 MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Peterborough, NH.
1982 Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA.
1981 Ford Foundation Travel Grant (Italy)

Solo/Two Person Exhibitions

2018 Lesley Heller Gallery, Slipstream, with Ellen Driscoll

2016 Brooklyn Public Library, Central Branch, Brooklyn, NY, Hawks and Handsaws: 
Watercolors and Prints from Shakespeare’s Garden and Birdlands
2015 Esther and John Clay Fine Arts Gallery, Laramie County Community College, 
Laramie, Wyoming, Ken Buhler: Watercolors and Prints 2011 - 2014
2012 Lesley Heller Workspace, N.Y.C, Birdlands.
2012 Gallery Gris, Hudson, NY, Notes From the Edge of the World.
2009 Lesley Heller Gallery, N. Y. C, Notes From the Edge of the World.
2007 Lesley Heller Gallery, N. Y. C. Coral Series.
2004 Axel Raben Gallery, N.Y.C., New Work , 2001-2004.
2003 Painting Center: Project Room, N.Y.C. , Monotypes: 1999 -2002.
2002 Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA, Ken Buhler– Monotypes.
2002 Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA, Recent Work.
2001 The Beach Museum, Manhattan, Kansas, Ken Buhler - Monotypes.
2001 Rosefsky Art Gallery, SUNY Binghamton, NY, Paintings and Monotypes.
1996 O’Hara Gallery , N.Y.C., Paintings and Monotypes, 1994-1996.
1992 Michael Walls Gallery, N.Y.C., Paintings and Monotypes, 1990-1992.
1991 Michael Walls Gallery, N.Y.C., Monotypes.
1990 Michael Walls Gallery, N.Y.C., Paintings, 1988-1989.
1983 Hudson Walker Memorial Gallery, Provincetown, MA.

Selected Recent Art Fairs

2016 Editions, Artist Books Fair, Oehme Graphics, Jungle Press, Vandeb Editions
2015Editions, Artist Books Fair, Oehme Graphics, Jungle Press booths
2014 Project Miami, Lesley Heller Workspace booth, Miami, FL
2013 NY Satellite Print Fair, N.Y.C., Oehme Graphics booth

Recent Projects

2012 Birdlands (print collaboration with poet Cecily Parks) Jungle Press, Brooklyn, NY.
2011 Notes from the Edge of the World intaglio series, VanDeb Editions, New York, NY.
2011 Notes from the Edge of the World intaglio and monotypes, Oehme Graphics, CO.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017  Concord Art, Concord Center for the Visual Arts, Concord, MA, Inhabiting Words
Lesley Heller Workspace, NYC.  Gardens on Orchard.
2017 Kingsborough Community College Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY The State of New York Painting: 
Intimate Works by Twenty Six Colorists
, curated by Michael Walls
2016 Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY, Mapping Spaces: Carte 
Blanche, Selections from the Kentler Flatfiles

2015 International Print Center New York, 50/50 Show, New York, NY.
2014 Lesley Heller Workspace, This Music Crept By Me Upon the Waters, NYC.
Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY, Large and Small/ Selections 
from the Kentler Flat Files

2013 Fisher Studio Arts Gallery, The House We Live In, Bard College, Annandale-on- 
Hudson, NY. 
VanDeb Editions, Elective Infinities, N.Y.C.
2012 Sideshow Gallery, Mic/Check, Brooklyn, NY.
2012 Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, UNCOVERED: Prints from the Kentler Flat
2011 EIAB Print Fair, Oehme Graphics, NYC
2011 Art Now Fair, Oehme Graphics, Miami, Fl.
2011 Cleveland Print Fair, VanDeb Editions, Cleveland, Ohio
2011 New Editions, VanDeb Editions, NYC
2010 Heidi Cho Gallery, NY, As You Like It
2010 Baltimore Print Fair, Jungle Press
2010 Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, Benefit Show
2009 EIAB Print Fair, NYC Jungle Press
2009 CUE Foundation Benefit Show, NYC
2009 Baltimore Print Fair, Jungle Press
2008 Spencertown Academy of Art, Spencertown, NY, One
2008 Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Peace
2008 Baltimore Print Fair, Jungle Press
2007 Arena 1, Santa Monica, CA, ZOOM (+/-).
2007 Metaphor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Radius.
2006 Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, The War is Over.
2006 The Painting Center, N.Y.C., Thirteenth Anniversary Show.
2006 Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY, Benefit Show.
2005 International Center for Contemporary Art, Pont-Aven, France, Obsessions.
2005 Garage Gallery, Pont-Aven, France. Un Petit Peu
2004 Heidi Cho Gallery, NYC, To Die For.
2003 The Workspace Gallery, N.Y.C., Resonance.
2003 Sideshow, Brooklyn, NY, Merry III.
2003 University of Florida Art Gallery, Gainesville, FL. Thinking In Line: A Survey of Contemporary Drawing
2002 Gallery 817, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, All Drawing.
2002 Kentler International Drawing Center, Brooklyn, NY.Small Drawings.
2002 Cathedral of Aachen, Aachen, Germany, Milestones for Peace.
2002 Sideshow, Brooklyn, NY., Merry II.
2001 The International Artists Museum, Tel Aviv, Milestones for Peace.
2001 Sideshow, Williamsburg, NY, Merry.
2000 Kouros Gallery, N.Y.C, Gallery artists.
2000 Frederick Spratt Gallery in association with Larry Evans/James Willis Gallery, San Fransisco,Painters/Painters
2000 The Crest Hardware Show, Williamsburg, NY, Curated by Gene Pool.
2000 Markel Fine Arts, N.Y.C., Small Things Come In Good Packages
1999 Korous Gallery, N.Y.C., Twelve Duets
1999 Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA, Former Fellows Show 
1998 Robert Steele Gallery, N.Y.C., Five Artists in New York
1998 McKee Gallery, N.Y.C., Absolut Secret
1998 Takara Gallery, Houston, Print.
1997 Robert Steele Gallery, N.Y.C., Intimate Universe (Revisited)
1997 James Howe Fine Arts Gallery, Keane College, New Jersey, Intimate Universe
1997 Robert Gilson Fine Arts, The Art Exchange Show,N Y.C.
1996 The Threadwaxing Space, Scratch, N.Y.C.
1996 Art Initiatives, N.Y.C., Ap-Praising Abstraction.
1995 E.S. Vandam, N.Y.C., East/West: Cross Cultural Influences in Painting.
1995 O’Hara Gallery, N.Y.C., The Romantic Impulse.
1995 The Workspace, N.Y.C., Down the Garden Path
1995 Frederick Spratt Gallery, San Jose, CA., Group Show
1994 Cynthia McCallister Gallery, N.Y.C., To enchant (blue)
1994 Kohn, Pederson, Fox Gallery, N.Y.C., Abstract Expressionism, An Ongoing Legacy
1994 Galerie Meilich-Bender, Munich, Spannungsfelder
1994 On Crosby Street, N.Y.C., Isn’t It Romantic?
1993 Frederick Spratt Gallery, San Jose, CA., Classical Abstraction
1993 Lillian Heidenberg Gallery, N.Y.C., Structure
1993 The Painting Center, N.Y.C., The Inaugural Show
1993 Nina Freudenheim Gallery, Buffalo, The Intimate Universe
1992 Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, N.Y.C., Contemporary Surfaces
1992 Michael Walls Gallery, N.Y.C., Intimate Universe
1992 Max Protecht Gallery, N.Y.C., A New American Flag
1992 Tribeca 148 Gallery, N.Y.C., Beneath the Surface
1992 Art in General, N.Y.C., Salon
1990 Michael Walls Gallery, N.Y.C., The Environs of Elegance
1989 Michael Walls Gallery, N.Y.C., Second Anniversary Exhibition
1989 Michael Walls Gallery, N.Y.C., Five Painters
1988 Lillian Heidenberg Gallery, N.Y.C., New Talent
1988 John Davis Gallery, N.Y.C.
1988 Michael Walls Gallery, N.Y.C., Approaching Landscape
1988 Aubes 395 Gallerie, Montreal, Canada, Living In New York
1987 A.I.R. Gallery, N.Y.C., Invitational
1986 P.S. 122 Gallery, N.Y.C., Wild Surmise
1986 Exit Art, N.Y.C., Consensus
1986 A.I.R. Gallery, N.Y.C., Invitational
1985 Vassar College Art Gallery, Poughkeepsie NY., Thirteen Painters
1985 Exit Art, N.Y.C., Surplus
1984 Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, IA., The Sioux City Connection
1983 Provincetown Fine Arts Associa tion, Provincetown, MA., Young Artists Annual
1983 Marisa Del Re Gallery, N.Y.C., Ten Fellowship Artists
1979 Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA., 31st Annual Iowa Artists Exhibition
1978 Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA., 30th Annual Iowa Artists Exhibition

Selected Bibliography

Harrison, Holly, Molly Paul, Catalogue essay for Inhabiting Words
Amory, Dita, Mapping Spaces: Carte Blanche, exhibition curator’s catalogue essay for 
Kentler International Drawing Center, June 2016
Haber, John, Full Fathom Five: Art Reviews from Around New York, 7-9-14
Lazaar, Paul, Talk to Paulie, BBOX radio interview, Jan. 13, 2013
Sensorium, Skowhegan journal, 2012.
Lewis, John, “Baltimore Print Fair this Weekend”, All the Pieces Matter, Baltimore Magazine, Arts blog, March 27, 2010
Sleigh, Tom, Catalogue essay, “Notes from the Edge of the World”, 2009
David, Engel, Global Around Town, “The Brilliant Painter - Ken Buhler” Arts blog, 9/9/09
Palmateer, Jake, “On the Bright Side: Artists Honored with Grants”, Daily Star, Oneonta, NY. June 2009
Wallentini, Joseph, Gallery Views/Chelsea “ Ken Buhler at Axel Raben Gallery”, Abstract Art Online, September 2004.
Oakes, Julie, “We’re Not Looking” Canon: Arts, Ideas, Words, Spring 2004
Ron Janowich and Ron Moore, Catalog and essay, Thinking in Line, University of Fl.
Wallentini, Joseph, Gallery Views/Soho “Ken Buhler at The Painting Center”, Abstract Art Online, January 2003.
Cook, Christopher, Essay for exhibition Interiors/Exteriors, Sioux City Art Center, 2003.
North, Bill, Text for the catalogue of Ken Buhler – Monotypes, 2001.
Egg: The Arts Show, episode 1, Art - Who Needs It?PBS/WNET, Jan. 13, 2000. 
Spratt, Frederick, Text for the catalogue of Painters/Painters, 1999. 
McGuinness, Sheila Sinead, Text for the catalogue Provincetown: 100 years an Arts Community, 1999. 
Gould, Claudia, Smith, Valerie (editors), Twenty Five Years of Artists Space, 1999.
Chang, Danielle, Text for the catalogue of Scratch, 1996, The Threadwaxing Space. 
Zimmer, William. “Abstract Expressionism Is Alive and Well,” The New York Times, Sunday, November 27, 1994. 
Rubinstein, Meyer Raphael. Text for the catalogue of Isn’t It Romantic, 1994. 
Ostrow, Saul, “Empty Space and the Void,” essay for the exhibition East/West: Cross Cultural Influences in Painting
Tuchman, Laura. “Less and More Vie for Attention,” San Jose Merchant News, September 19, 1993.
Licata, Elizabeth. “Small Wonders,” The Buffalo News, April 9, 1993. 
Malloy Nancy. “Reviews: Ken Buhler at Michael Walls,” Art News, February 1993; with black- and white reproduction
Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review: Ken Buhler,” New York Times, November 13, 1992.
Rubinstein, Meyer Raphael. Text for the catalogue of Beneath the Surface, 1992. 
Reid, Calvin. Text for Manual, Art in General 1992 - 1993, pp.15, 20, & 66. 1993. 
Bass, Ruth. “Reviews: Ken Buhler at Michael Walls,” Art News, May 1990; page 218.
black-and-white reproduction on page 218
Thompson, Walter. “Review of Exhibitions: Ken Buhler at Michael Walls,” Art in America, May 1990; page 242, with a color reproduction on page 242.
Rubinstein, Meyer Raphael. Text for the catalogue of Living in New York, 1988. 
Pollock-Krasner Annual Report, list of award recipients with reproduction, 1987. 
White, Patrick. “The Sioux City Connection: An Alumni Show,” New Art Examiner, February 1984. Butler, Tom. “The Sioux City Connection,” Artifact, January - February 1984. 
Yau, John. “Ten Fellowship Artists from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown,” Arts Magazine, April 1984, page 125 
Baldwin, Nick. “Iowa’s Best,” Des Moines Sunday Register, page 5B, May 21, 1978

Selected Collections

Wichita Museum of Fine Arts
de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University
Ulrich Museum of Fine Arts, Wichita, Kansas
The Maslow Collection
McCrory Corporation
Fragomen Worldwide
The Boston Company
Screen Actors Guild
Marine Midland
The Beach Museum, Manhattan Kansas.
The Sioux City Art Center
Argossy Partners
Peerless Imports
many other private and corporate collections