Ken Zier paints atmospheric paintings of weather changing impact on sky and sea. Beach pictures and quiet shores of the coast, motifs painted in the backlight of the low sun’s “games” in the sea and the much sought after evening and night pictures. Born in 1968, Ken Zier has been a professional artist since 1995.

About Ken Zier

Ken Zier was born in 1968 and has been a professional artist since 1995. Since his childhood he and his family have been closely connected to the sea and maritime environments. As the grandchild of the Marine Painter Wolmer Zier and with a distinct talent for painting, very early Ken felt a desire to continue the tradition of realistic marine painting. For generations his family has been keen yachtsmen and pen and paper was always part of the baggage on the summer journeys.


Helt ude på Helgenæs

Ken Zier has for the past year been absorbed in a new project, with the peninsula of Helgenæs as it’s source of inspiration. A new beautifully illustrated book has now been released with all 33 paintings from the project. As in the previous book, the paintings covers the four seasons and has a small descriptive text connected to each painting.

The book has 76 pages and measures 25x25cm.
Please note the language is in Danish.

250,00 DKK

One Man One Beach

The newly published book “One Man One Beach” – a collection of paintings from the yearly project with the same name is now for sale. Throughout an entire year from august 2012 to august 2013, the artist have each week commited himself to paint one subject from the same spot on the beach of Lyngsbæk. A total of 52 paintings is contained in the book with a small description of each painting. The introduction is written by former manager of the Glass Museum in Ebeltoft Dagmar Brendstrup.

The book has 104 pages with white clothbound hardcover.
Dimensions: 28x28cm

400,00 DKK

"We need to stop and rediscover the beauty of the backyard, or at our local beach"


Here you can see a selection of Ken Zier's available works.

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