Press, Awards and Shows

Needle Magazine 2010

Needle Magazine 2010

2 page spread in Needle Magazine, page 39

Ventura County Star

Ventura County Star

Stitchery succeeds at conveying ideas August 4, 2006

Sasee Magazine Cover

Sasee Magazine Cover

Morning Song November 2010

Open Heart

Open Heart

Ventura County Star, July 2009

Education

BS, Textiles, Northern Illinois University

MBA, California Lutheran University

Exhibitions, Installations, Galleries, Juried Shows....

2020 - Collectors Choice, Studio Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA 

2020 - Bell Art Factory, Portraits: A Worldly Perspective, Ventura, CA 

2019 - Palm Loft Gallery, Carpinteria, CA 

2019 - Creative Fest, Five 07, Calabasas, CA

2019 - 2 Women Show - Flower Power, Fox Fine Jewelry, Ventura, CA

2019 - Pop-Up Art Show, Wildflower, Newbury Park, CA

2019 - Music Festival Promotion, Skull and Roses Festival, Ventura, CA

2018 - Concert Background Images, Twisted Gypsy Band, Ventura, CA

2018 - Installation "Forest of Wishes" and show design, CMATO, Thousand Oaks, CA

2018 - Pop-Up Art Show, Rustic Wood Accents, Newbury Park, CA

2018 - Solo Exhibition, Community Memorial Cancer Center, Ventura, CA

2018 - Pop-Up Art Show, Wildflower, Newbury Park, CA

2017 - Borders and Seams, Studio Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

2017 - Thousand Oaks Community Gallery, Newbury Park, CA

2017 - Rubicon Theatre, Ventura, CA

2010 - Solo Exhibition, Gardens of the World, Thousand Oaks, CA

2008 - Nest, Lines into Shapes, International Juried Show, Estes Park, CO

2008 - Come Together, National Fiber Arts Show, Sixth Street Gallery, Vancouver, WA

2008 - Come Together, National Fiber Arts Show, Sebastapol, CA

2007 - Solo Exhibition, Mother's Guild, Ventura, CA

2003-2005 - Greenleaf Gallery, Bannockburn, IL

Publications and Press

2020 - Meet Karen Payton, Shoutout SoCal

2020 - Our Ever Changing World: Through the Eyes of Artists ~ Book 11: Artist, Art & Story: A Moment in 2019; International

2019 - “Art in Bloom", VC Reporter

2019 - “Flower Power” at Fox Fine Jewelry, Ventura Breeze

2019 - Museum in Oaks Mall, San Fernando Valley Business Journal

2019 - Create Whimsy, Artist Spotlight

2019 - Tiny Buddha, Community Creations, Lady Lullaby

2018 - 805 Living, Moving on Up 

2018 - Be Here Now Network, Art featured on website and blog post

2018 - Ram Dass, Love, Serve, Remember, Art featured on website and blog post

2018 - Voyage LA Magazine, Interview, Art and Life with Karen Payton

2018 - Brush Magazine, issue 3, Australia

2017 - Thousand Oaks Acorn, Thousand Oaks, CA

2008 - Sasee Magazine, Murrells Inlet, SC

2006 - Thousand Oaks Acorn, Thousand Oaks, CA

2006 - Pioneer Press, Highland Park, IL

2006 - Ventura County Star, CA

2004 - Art Scene, Conejo Valley, CA

Art Awards 

2017 - Tree-In, Best In Show, Arts Council of the Conejo Valley Annual May Show, Newbury Park, CA 

2017 - Tune-In, Finalist, The Craftys Award Show, New York, NY

2009 - Open Heart, Third Place People's Choice, Art 4 Heart, Camarillo, CA

2007 - Luna Moth, First Place + People's Choice, Ye Old Art Faire, Thousand Oaks, CA

2007 - Morning Song, Second Place, Ye Old Art Faire, Thousand Oaks, CA

2006 - Bird Lady, Third Place, Studio Channel Islands, CA

2006 - Birds and Fish, First Place, Art De Soleil, Thousand Oaks, CA

2006 - Bird Lady, Third Place, Art De Soleil, Thousand Oaks, CA

2002 - Harmony - Second Place, Thousand Oaks Art Association, CA

Karen Payton Art      Ventura County, California
karenpayton4@gmail.com