In 1983, Ken Kenan graduated with honors and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Tulane University. He also traveled to Europe where he worked under the guidance of his mentor and friend, Max Papart. Kenan has studied various printmaking techniques, creating lithographs at Atelier Grapholith and with Pierre Chave, etchings at Atelier Morsang, and silkscreens with master screenprinter Gary Lichtenstein. Most recently, he has developed and employed a new transfer rubbing technique in his work.
Kenan has exhibited throughout the U.S. and in Europe. He currently lives and works in New Orleans, LA.