• K Henderson

    About the artist

    Born and raised in Oklahoma, K. Henderson now calls rural New Mexico home. Both locations have provided her with inspiration for her paintings. She is known for her detailed oil painting of contemporary still lifes as well as Western figures Recent accomplishments include Purchase Award at the Art Renewal Center Salon, being awarded Best of Trompe L’Oeil by the International Guild of Realism, Top 50 in Salon International, inclusion in Scottsdale Salon of Fine Art, Settlers West American Miniature show,The Hubbard Museum of Western Art Biennale Grande winning 2nd place, and being featured in Southwest Art Magazine March 2008 issue and Sept 2008. Henderson won Peoples choice award Richeson 75 International exhibit, and Juror’s Choice Award Breckenridge Fine Art Center. She has gained Signature Membership status with the National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society She has attained national recognition with her work, has attracted a growing audience of collectors and has received numerous awards including

    Art Renewal Center
    Purchase Award & 3rd place  2010

    Hubbard  Museum of Western Art, Bienalle Grande, Second Place    2010

    Heart of the West, Lander, WY
    Best of Show    2009

    National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society, (awarded Sgnature Membership)
    Most Innovative Painting Award    2009

    National Oil & Acrylic Painter Society
    2007-2009
    - Award of Merit     2007

    Richeson 75 Still life, Kimberly WI          People’s Choice Award    2009

    Breckenridge, TX 18th annual exhibit,    Juror’s Choice Award     2009

    Grand National Rodeo, Celebration of Western Art (San Francisco)
    - Best of Show     2006
    - Second Place     2007

    American Plains Artists, 
    “Art of the Plains”
    - First Place    2007
    - Best of Show    2006

    American Women Artist
    - Award of Merit    2007

    Breckenridge Juried Show
     Juror’s choice Award     2009

    Bosque Conservatory Art Classic                           -Silver Medal Painting    2009
    Faces of Women (Las Vegas Arts Council)  - Award of Merit    2007

    Trail of Tears Art Show
    - First Place Oil,     2007
    - Second Place Oil,      2006
    - First Place Oil,     2006
    - Grand Prize (Best of Show),     2005
    - First Place Oil,     1999
    - Second Place,
                   Trail of Tears Theme,     1995
    - Second Place Graphics,     1993
    - Third Place,     1990
    - Special Merit Award,     1989
    - Special Merit Award,     1988

    Red  Earth
    - Second Place, Painting,     1999
    - President’s Award,     1997
    - Third Place Oil,     1996
    - First Place Graphics,     1993
    - Second Place Drawing,     1992
    - Third Place Oil,     1992
    - First Place Drawing,     1991  

    Five Civilized Tribes Museum
    - First Place Graphics,     1993
    - Third Place Graphics,     1993
    - “Southwest Wildlife Award”,     1992
    - Second Place Graphics,     1991
    - First Place Graphics,     1989
    - Second Place Painting,     1989
    - Second Place Painting,     1988

    Western Spirit Art Show & Sale
    Old West Museum, 2005 - 2006
    - First Place    2005

    National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society, Award of Merit    2007

    Oil Painters of America
    - Award of Excellence         1997

    History of the Cherokee  Art Show
    - Second Place Painting    1993

    A Little Classic, Too Indian  Art Show
    -First Place Graphics    1989

    Museum of the Cherokee
     Annual Show
    - First Place Graphics,     1993          
    - Second Place Graphics,     1993
    - First Place Painting,     1993
    - First Place Graphics,     1992
    - Second Place, Painting,     1992
    - First Place Graphics,     1989       
    - First Place Graphics,     1988              
    - Peoples Choice Award,     1988

    Tulsa Indian Art Festival
    - First Place Oil    1996
    - People’s Choice    1995
    - Best of Show    1995
    - First Place Oil    1993
    - Second Place
            “Works on Paper”    1993       
    - First Place Graphics    1992
    - First Place Graphics    1990