On December 1, 1945 he married Margretta M. MacNicol, and the couple moved from Detroit to Colorado Springs, Colorado, where Goehring studied art at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center from 1947 to 1950, beginning a 59-year residence in Colorado Springs.
He signed his artwork Ken Goehring. Goehring received his initial art training at the Meinzinger School of Applied Art in Detroit, Michigan. He served four years in the army during World World War World War II There he studied with Jean Charlot and Emerson Woelffer.\r\nAn abstract expressionist, he developed a nonobjective style rooted in the landscapes and native cultures of the American West, producing works of art noted for their elegance, rich colors, fine finish and pervading air of mystery.
Married Margretta M. MacNicol, December 1, 1945.