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Kenneth Frederick von Roenn, Jr.

Born Louisville, Ky 4/14/1948

Florida State University, BA 1970
Yale University, M. Arch. 1981

(thesis : “ The Primary Modalities of the Relationship Between Art and Architecture : Integration,
Juxtaposition & Synthesis “ )


  • Louisville Art Glass (Penco Studios) 1970-77

Apprentice, General Manager, President

  • U of Ky School of Architecture, Lexington, KY 1975-77

Instructor of Art in Architecture courses

von Roenn Studio Group, Branford, CT 1977-83

  • Swain School of Design, New Bedford, MA 1983-84

Developer of Art in Architecture Program

  • Berry Associates Architects, Louisville, KY 1983-85

  • Bailey, Preston, von Roenn Architects, Louisville, KY 1985-1990


  • Architectural Glass Art, Louisville, KY 1990-2013

CEO, Design Director

  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 2013-2016

Director, Master Craftsman Studio

Developer and Instructor of Public Art Program

  • Kaiser / von Roenn Studio, Tallahassee, FL 2013-present

  • Kaiser / von Roenn Studio and von Roenn Studio Group

Design Director​

Abbreviated Accomplishments

Designed and executed more than 1,500 commissions in the U. S., Middle East, Far East, Europe, Canada and Mexico

Work published in more than 75 books, magazines, & digital publications.

Received more than 25 awards for work, including two hall of fames and lifetime achievement for the state of Kentucky

Written and lectured on the topics of Art in Architecture, the Evolution of Architectural Glass Art, and the Development and Issues of Public Art

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