Kavin Buck explores formal painting techniques closely associated with modern and contemporary painting, incorporating elements from the surrounding natural world. Buck received his BFA from the Otis College of Art and Design (Los Angeles, CA) and MFA at the California Institute of the Arts (Valencia, CA). He attended the American University/Parsons School of Design in Paris (France) and completed post-graduate studies at the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program (New York, NY). Buck’s art has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including shows at Laguna Art Museum (Laguna Beach, CA), La Estación Arte Contemporaneo (Chihuahua, Mexico), Los Angeles Contemporary Gallery (Los Angeles, CA), University of Virginia Art Museum (Charlottesville, VA), Ruth Bachofner Gallery (Santa Monica, CA), The Drawing Center (New York, NY), and PS1 (Long Island City, NY). His works are included in many private collections. Kavin Buck lives and works in Portland, OR.