Ken Buch is (in alphabetical order) an artist, blogger, lecturer, playwright, and writer. He serves as president of the Kansas City Friends of Jung (since 2010, board member since 2005), sits on the executive board for Whispering Prairie Press (since 2016), and serves on the editorial board for Kansas City Voices (2017 issue). His writing was featured in the February, 2016, issue of Evolving Magazine. His paintings were part of a group show at VALA Gallery in 2013 and published in the 2012 issue of Kansas City Voices. He wrote and performed in two plays in the 2012 KC Fringe Festival: “The Melancholy Monologues,” a one-man show about depression, and “A Perfect 89,” a 10-minute play touching on the Sadean idea of “inspection of the innocent.” He attended the 2011 Playwrights’ Intensive through the Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre in Kansas City and his 10-minute play was performed as a script-in-hand. In 2010, he was invited to read his own, original works in a record-setting 120-hour poetry reading sponsored by Prospero’s Books of Kansas City. He writes and presents lectures on Jungian Psychology for the Kansas City Friends of Jung and other Jung societies around the country. His repertoire includes introductory classes on Jung’s psychology, the psychology of religion, creativity, and depression. He holds a BS in Chemical Engineering and a PhD in Aerospace Engineering and worked in the IT field for over 15 years.
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