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K. Henderson Fine Art

About K. Henderson Fine Art

Recent accomplishments include being accepted into the International Guild of Realism,participation in the American Art in Miniature at the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa , OK, Mountain Oyster Club show and sale, inclusion in the Top 50 Mini Paint America traveling exhibit, and being featured in Southwest Art Magazine March 2008 issue and Sept 2008. K. won the “First Place” award during the American Plains Artists 23nd annual juried exhibit, “Art of the Plains 2007”. She has also exhibited with the Oil Painters of America, The National Oil and Acrylic Painter Society, at the Phippen Museum and Salon International Art ShowBorn and raised in Oklahoma, K. Henderson now calls rural New Mexico home. Both locations have provided her with inspiration for her contemporary western themed paintings.Her work has been in seven solo museum and gallery shows and numerous group exhibitions including Smithsonian National Museum of American Indian, Salon International, Western Spirit Art Show & Sale, Cowgirl Up! Show and Sale, C.M. Russell Museum Benefit Auction, Pastel Society of the Southwest, Pastel Society of America, Mt. Oyster Club, American Academy of Equine Art , Museum of the Cherokee, the Five Civilized Tribes Museum,The Bosque Conservatory, Oil Painters of America National and Regional, and National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society and so on.She has been featured in Southwest Art Magazine and Oklahoma Today. She has been included in articles in Southwest Art, Art of the West, American Cowboy, Art of the West, Western art Collector, Art Talk, Santa Fe Circle and Art of the Hills. Her work has been in several books including “The American Indians: An Illustrated History” - Turner Publishing ,“The Biographical Directory of Native American Painters” - Dr. Patrick Lester, SIR Publications, “Talking Leaves” - Eric Veitch, Verner Bendtsen, “Cherokee Art: Historical Precedents”, University of Georgia PressDriven by a need for excellence K. systematically studied painting, first in Tulsa and later in San Jose, California. Taken by the realism of the renaissance painters her work became tighter and began to win awards. Working successfully with oil, pencil and pastel she is now focused on oils. Her careful study of past masters blended with the culture of home; New Mexico & Oklahoma, are expressed in her detailed representational work. Since 1980 judges have awarded more than 100 Best of Show or First Place awards for K. Henderson paintings, including seven awards at the prestigious Red Earth show. She was recently awarded Best of Show at the Grand National Rodeo, Celebration of Western Art (San Francisco, California). K. is also an award winning costume designer. Her creations can be seen in her paintings.Just as important for an artist, collectors have taken notice and demand is brisk. Her work is primarily oil on canvas, subjects are western, equestrian and Native American portraiture.She is a member of Oil Painters of America, American Women Artists (AWA), American Plains Artists (APA), National Oil and Acrylic Painter Society(NOAPS), and Single Action Shooters Society (SASS).

Love Me Tender

Love Me Tender, Print on Matte Paper Who doesn’t love Elvis? Those dark good looks, those swivel hips, that lip curl! Oh yeah and the singing. *swoon* And those Conversation Hearts say it all. Did you know that these heart candies have been around since 1866? These prints are reproductions of my paintings. Two sizes…

Dick Tracy Super Detective Print

Dick Tracy Super Detective, Print on Matte Paper This 20” x 16” (approximate image area) print is on high-grade Epson Enhanced Matte paper for the price of $135 plus $10 shipping/handling, a total of $145. You can pay by credit card (through Paypal) or check. If you pay with a credit card, I will ship…

Robot Sam at Ck Contemporary

Prepare to Be Amazed! Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Step right up and prepare to be amazed! It’s incredible! It’s unbelievable! You’ll be dazzled. You’ll be astonished! You aren’t prepared for the exhibit at CK Contemporary. It’s like nothing you’ve seen before! Don’t be shy now, don’t be bashful, step right up for a tantalizing glimpse of…

Detective World by K Henderson

Detective World, 24 x 18, oil on linen If you follow my artwork, you know that I collect Stuff to use as subjects for my paintings. I love ‘Hardboiled’ Detective pulp fiction and magazines. I love the men of action, femme fatales and witty dialogue. And the covers could be quite titillating. As I was…

The Mouse by K Henderson

Mickey Cards, 24" x 24", oil on canvas This card game was manufactured around 1946 and was included in a 'six pack' of other card games. The box measures 2.75" x 1.875". See more of my Contemporary Realism paintings on My Blog https://fineartoils.wordpress.com/2015/02/13/the-mouse/

Robot Sam The Answer Man by K Henderson

Robot Sam The Answer Man, 36 x 30, oil on linen Here's my most recent Vintage Game oil painting. Robot Sam is an electric quiz game made by Jacmar Mfg. Company in 1954. It's a battery operated game with question and answer cards. You touch a wired probe to the question and try to match…

The Game of Cootie by K Henderson

The Game of Cootie, 20 x 16, oil on cradled board This children's game was created by William Schaper in 1948 and sold millions in its first years. The object of the original game is to be the first player to build a "cootie" piece by piece. Body parts are acquired with a roll of…

PB&J #2 by K Henderson

PB&J #2, oil on linen, 24 x 36 In a recent survey when asked about Peanut Butter and Jelly preferences 36 % say strawberry jam is favorite (grape is 31%); favorite bread is white bread (54%); favorite type of peanut butter is smooth (56%) and a whopping 80 % like their PB & J with…

G.I. Joe by K Henderson

GI Joe, 24 x 12, oil on cradled board I was asked to paint a GI Joe themed painting in the same style as my Vintage Games series. GI Joe first appeared in 1964 and was sold in a “lidded box with dynamic graphics that illustrated the specific branch of the military offered” Find out…

Flying Aces by K Henderson

Flying Aces, 24 x 48, oil on linen This is my my most recent painting from my Vintage Board Games series. FLYING ACES No.72  was published by Selchow & Righter Company , New York, NY. 1940. Artwork by William Longyear. This painting will be included in the Wild Bunch Art Show at Lovetts Gallery ,…