Karen Boylan Art

Highlights & Awards

2017

“Prairie Princess” was chosen for the People’s Choice Award at the National Fine Art Show  in Ellensburg, Wa.

2017

“Prairie Princess” was selected for the Fair Poster for the Fair & Rodeo held over Labor Day weekend in Ellensburg, Wa.

2016

The Chorus Line was chosen for the People’s Choice award at the National fine Art show in Ellensburg, Wa.

2016

“Going For Broke” was selected for the 2016 Ellensburg Rodeo Poster.  The rodeo is held in Ellensburg, Wa. in September over Labor day Weekend.

2013

“Free Spirits” won the Clymer Award at the National Fine Art Show in Ellensburg, Wa.

2013

“Free Spirits” was awarded Best of Show in oil at the National Fine Art Show & Auction in Ellensburg, Wa.

2012

“First Day of School” won Best of Show in Oil at the Ellensburg National Art Show & Auction, Ellensburg, WA

2012

“Over the Edge” selected for NILE Stock Show & Pro Rodeo catalog cover and promotional material, Billings, MT

2012

Images printed at the “Black Market” section of the November issues of the Angus Icon magazine which features new products for the Angus market.

2011

“The Horn Hunter” won Best of Show in Oil at the Ellensburg National Art Show & Action, Ellensburg, WA.

2011

“A Lot Of Bull” selected for the Ellensburg Rodeo Poster at the Ellengsburg National Art Show & Auction, Ellensburg, WA.

2010

Grand Marshal for the Ellensburg Rodeo Parade held over Labor Day weekend in Ellensburg, WA in September.

2010

“Horse Crazy” was selected for the Ellensburg Rodeo Poster at the Ellensburg National Art Show & Auction, Ellensburg, WA.

2009

“Cowboy Conference” won Best of show in Oil at the Ellensburg National Art Show and Auction, Ellensburg, Washington.

2009

“Picking Up Speed” was selected for the Spirit of the West Cowboy Gathering poster which was held in February in Ellensburg, Washington.

2008

“Picking Up Speed” won People’s Choice Award at the Ellensburg National Art Show & Auction, Ellensburg, WA.

2008

“Picking Up Speed” tied for Best of Show in Oil at the Ellensburg National Art Show & Auction, Ellensburg, WA.

2008

Cover artist for June issue of “Todays Horse” magazine

2008

Coffee table book (the second edition), “Northwest Artists”  released for sale – a collection of works by notable Northwest artists.

2007

Cover artist (“Ahead of the Storm”) for “Cattle Business” magazine; article featured in magazine.

2006

Article published in October issue of Western Cowman Magazine.

2006

One man show at Clymer Museum of Art; Ellensburg, Washington (during the months of August & September).

2006

Featured artist for the Firearms Engravers & Gunmakers Exhibition at the Silver Legacy Hotel in Reno, Nevada.

2005

Coffee table book, “Northwest Artists”, released for sale – a collection of works by notable Northwest artists.

2005

Article published in the summer issue of Inform Art Magazine in their featured article “Horses”.

2005

“Soaking Up The Sun” – Beef Promotion Award, Ellensburg National Art Show & Auction; Ellensburg, Washington.

2004

“Ahead of the Storm” – Beef Promotion Award, Ellensburg National Art Show & Auction, Ellensburg, Washington.

2004

“Cat Nap” – First place award in the oil division at the Western Heritage Artists Show & Sale, Great Falls, Montana.

2004

“Cat Nap” – Artists Choice Award at the Western Heritage Artists Show & Sale, Great Falls, Montana.

2003

“Shakin’ Out a Loop” – selected for Nile Stock Show and Pro Rodeo poster and promotional material, Billings, Montana.

2003

“Shakin’ Out a Loop” – selected for Ellensburg Rodeo Poster at the Ellensburg National Art Show & Auction, Ellensburg, Washington.

2003

“Going to Grass” – Beef Promotion Award, Ellensburg National Art Show & Auction, Ellensburg, Washington.

2002

“Going to Grass” – First place award in painting category at the NFR Cowboy Christmas Gift Show, Las Vegas, Nevada.

2002

Article published in the “Gallery” section of the Western Horseman Magazine – July issue.

2002

“The Old Way” – selected for cover of the Canadian “Angus World” Herd Reference publication.

2002

“The Old Way” – Beef Promotion Award, Ellensburg National Art Show & Auction, Ellensburg, Washington.

2002

“Just Between You & Me…” – selected for Kittitas County Fair Poster at the Ellensburg Art Show & Auction, Ellensburg, Washington.

2002

“Just Between You & Me…” – chosen poster of the year for the state of Washington.