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Viktor Koen

Viktor Koen holds a BFA from the Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design in Jerusalem, Israel and an MFA with honors from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Mr. Koen is a regular contributor to national and international publications and serves on the graduate faculty of SVA. His award winning prints are widely exhibited in galleries and museums in the United States, Europe, Japan, Australia and are part of private and institutional collections. One man shows include: United Photo Industries/NY, Type Directors Club/NYC, The Coningsby Gallery/London, Strychnin Gallery/Berlin, Fraser Gallery/Washington/DC, Astrolavos Gallery/Athens/Greece, Slovak National Museum/Bratislava, Photography Center of Athens, LeVall Gallery/Novosibirsk/Russia, Eirmos Gallery/Thessaloniki/Greece, International Month of Photography/Fillipoupolis/Bulgaria, Merry Karnowsky Gallery/Los Angeles, Viridian Artists/NYC, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art/Thessaloniki/Greece. He is a TED speaker and lectures for academic and professional institutions such as the Type Directors Club, The New York Public Library and the Graphic Artists Guild.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Viktor Koen

Martial Arts

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

Martial Arts is a combination of the “WarHeads” triptych and its sister series of alphabet prints, “Warphabet”. Both bodies of work cover the same subject matter from different directions, trying to better complete the way armed conflicts are presented and understood.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Viktor Koen

Sep 292013

Artist Talk: Free Advice

This talk will regurgitate advice given to me through the years, especially pieces of it I found to apply well in the creative process, (or ones that make me sound intelligent) and try to explain how a sweet boy, good with a pencil (as my late father lovingly used to describe me) turned into a picture making maniac with workaholic tendencies and illusions of grandeur. A grueling Q&A session will follow.

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