Ochen K. Member Since September 2008 Artist Statement Ochen K. is an artist, composer, and performer living and working in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
His art has been exhibited in museums and galleries around the country including the San Francisco Art Institute, the Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, the Austin Museum, and the Minnesota Museum of American Art. In 2000, he received a grant from the Jerome Foundation, and the resulting work, “Community,” is part of the permanent collection at the Walker Art Center.
His musical credits include scores for Bondi Dance (Los Angeles, California) and The Gandini Juggling Project (London, England), soundtracks for Peapot Productions (Helsinki, Finland), and new musical theater works for Nautilus Music Theater and Steppingstone Theatre (St. Paul, Minnesota).
He has performed on stages all over the United States and throughout England and France. Ochen also produces work for public radio. He is part of the documentary team American RadioWorks from American Public Media, and has produced work for national programs Marketplace and Weekend America. His independent radio work has been heard on regional services around the country.