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ABOUT

Ken Weaver is a queer multidisciplinary artist based in Sonoma County, California.

His work has appeared in Saveur, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Wine Enthusiast, Hobart, The Bohemian, and Massive Potions. He’s served as beer editor at All About Beer Magazine and FSR Magazine, and editor-in-chief at RateBeer Weekly. His first book, The Northern California Craft Beer Guide (with photographer & partner Anneliese Schmidt), was named an NCIBA Book of the Year finalist.

Ken grew up in rural northeastern Pennsylvania and is the first in his family to be able to earn a bachelor’s degree. He’s a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University (B.S., physics), Cornell University (M.S., physics), and University of Maryland—College Park (M.F.A., creative writing). Ken was in the first graduating class of CMU's Science & Humanities Scholars Program, and has studied at MIT and CERN.

He works predominantly with Copic alcohol markers and Tombow Fudenosuke brush pens from Japan, and Beam Paints watercolors from the M'Chigeeng First Nation of Ontario, Canada.