Kaye Buchman is a Chicago based artist and educator. She received her BFA from Illinois State University with an emphasis in printmaking, and her MFA degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where she studied drawing and painting. Her studio work includes large-scale pen and ink drawing, series painting on polyester resin and aluminum sheeting, thematic bookmaking and printmaking, and digital animation. Her work addresses themes relating to the natural forces and regenerative energies found in our physical environment, the narrative tenaciousness of past experience, and art as a meditative practice.
Kaye has exhibited her work in solo and group shows locally and nationally, received numerous awards, and attended residencies at Ragdale in Lake Forest, Illinois and Oxbow School of Art in Saugatuck, Michigan. She has lectured and taught at many institutions including the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Oxbow School of Art, Morton College, Chicago City Colleges, Hyde Park Art Center, Oak Park Art League, and Lakeside Center. She is the founder and director of KB Studio, an urban center for art education and imaginative projects, located in East Rogers Park on the north side of Chicago.
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