A native of Sweden, Ken Ullberg studied at
the Swedish Konstfack School of Art in Stockholm, and at museums
in Germany, the Netherlands, and France. He lived for seven
years in Botswana, Africa, studying its wildlife and people,
and served the last four years there as curator at the Botswana
National Museum and Art Gallery. He has permanently made his
home in the US where he now lives in South Texas.
His work has been shown all over the world,
including the National Museum of Natural History in Stockholm,
Sweden; the Salon d'Automne in Paris, France; the National
Gallery in Botswana, Africa; the Exhibition Hall, Beijing,
China; the Guildhall in London, U.K.; and the National Geographic
Society, Washington, D.C. among many others.
Ullberg is a member of numerous prestigious
art organizations from which he has received many outstanding
awards, i.e., the National Academy, New York City, NY (which
elected Kent to the status of Full Academician - NA - Spring
of 1990, the highest professional recognition bestowed on
visual artists in America); the National Sculpture Society,
New York City, NY; National Academy of Western Art, Oklahoma
City, OK; Society of Animal Artists, CT; the National Arts
Club, New York City, NY; the Society for Wildlife Art of the
Nations, Sandhurst, England.