Artist Ken Means hippocampus giraffe

I recently met with master woodcarver Ken Means in his Franklin, Tennessee workshop and showroom to interview him for The Creative Push artist interview series. Outside of creating beautiful carousel animals, Ken is also a painter, a bronze artist, and a creator of authentic Pacific Northwest Indian masks. As a professional artist for more than 60 years his story is unique. These are the images I was able to capture in the short time I had while doing the interview.

man carving wooden carousel hippocampus
carousel rabbit lion horse
Master drawing of a carousel lion
Hand carved Carousel tiger
Wood carving tools in workshop
carved carousel lion head
wood carved authentic Pacific Northwest Indian masks
carousel history poster
wooden carousel hippocampus head
Carousel animals tiger horse
oil paint tubes
painted carousel art
carousel animal showroom
carved wooden carousel hippocampus
carousel bear head horse saddle
carousel line drawing
Carousel Lion with drawing
oil paints and brushes

In my artist interview podcast with Ken, he shares his creativity and offers advice to other artists.

You can find more about Ken on Instagram.

You can also read Ken’s story on The Creative Push blog post. Stay tuned for some new projects I am working on with other creatives coming soon.

You can find more about Ken on his website.

You can watch the YouTube Video Interview below!

If you want to know what gear I use to create these stories and record the podcast you can see a full list here.

I would love to hear from you and get your feedback. Is there someone you know who might be a great fit for The Creative Push artist interview series? Please let me know, I am always looking for new story ideas!

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