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

Press, Awards and Shows

Education

BS, Textiles, Northern Illinois University

MBA, California Lutheran University

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

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

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