KK Walling, Plein Air Painter
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Current Shows

A View from the Four Corners - One Person Exhibit
San Juan College Art Gallery in Henderson Fine Arts Center
Farmington, New Mexico
August 10 - 31, 2018




PAACO National Juried Exhibit
Sorrel Sky Gallery, Durango CO
October 5 - October 28, 2018

Recent Shows

Handmade Exhibit
Farmington Museum at Gateway
through July 2018

Oil Painters of America, Wet Paint Exhibit
Art Center, Steamboat Springs CO
July 2018

Plein Air Painters Juried Exhibit
Farmington Museum at Gateway, Farmington NM
Dec 9 2017 - March 29, 2018
award winner

PAPNM Juried Exhibit
Sorrel Sky Gallery, Santa Fe NM
October 2016



National Oil and Acrylic Society Signature Members Show

Two Person Exhibit
Purple Sage Gallery, Old Town, Albuquerque NM
June 2017

Plein Air Exhibition, Museum of the Big Bend
Alpine Texas
June - August 2015

Previous Exhibitions    

A Brush of Fresh Air
Juried show of Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners
May 8 - 29, 2015
San Juan College, Farmington, NM

Gateway to Imagination National Juried Show
May 9 - July 18, 2015
Farmington Museum at Gateway
Farmington, NM

Big Bend Texas: Plein Air
June 19 - August 30, 2015
Opening reception June 19
Museum of the Big Bend
Sul Ross University, Alpine, TX

2 Person Exhibit
September 2015
Purple Sage Gallery
Old Town, Albuquerque, NM

Courthouse Exhibition
San Juan County Courthouse
Aztec, NM
May and June 2014

Artists Alpine Holiday National Exhibit
Ouray, CO
August 2014
First Place

Peoples' Choice Exhibition
Downtown Farmington, NM
March and April 2013

Courthouse Exhibition
San Juan County Courthouse
Aztec, NM
May and June 2013

Plein Air Exhibition
Durango Arts Center
Durango, CO
June 2013

Artists Alpine Holiday National Exhibit
Ouray, CO
August 2013

Featured Artist - Art Walk
Purple Sage Galeria
Old Town, Albuquerque, NM
August 2013

Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners
Big Horn Gallery at Dead Horse Point State Park, UT
September and October 2013

Participated in Plein Air Santa Fe in June 2013

Artists Apline Holiday National Exhibit
Ouray, CO
August 2012
Aspens recieved an award

2012 in Plein Air
Farmington Museum at Gateway Park
July 28 - October 13, 2012
Marilyn's Hollyhocks received 1st place.

Plein Air at World Heritage Sites: Aztec Ruins NM, Chaco Culture NHP, Mesa Verde NP
Art Gallery at Henderson Fine Art Center, San Juan College, Farmington, NM
June 2012

The Hubbard Museum of the American West, Biennale Grande Art Show, Ruidoso Downs, NM
April 7 - July 15, 2012
Early Morning Show received an award

Plein Air Artists of Colorado, juried exhibition
Saks Gallery, Denver, CO
June - July 2011

PAPNM Award Winners of 2010
Albuquerque Sunport Exhibition
February 4 - March 31 2011

Durango Arts Center Exhibition
March 2011

Four Corners Commission-juried exhibit
Durango Arts Center, Durango, CO
January 2011

Hearts & Stars, exhibition of miniature works
Wilder Nightingale Gallery, Taos, NM
November-December 2010

Arts in the Parks, exhibition of plein air paintings done in New Mexico State Parks
Albuquerque NM, November-December 2010
"Autumn Bright" received first place award

National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society
Opening reception September 19. K K Walling was honored by being named a signature member of the organization.

  • Ella Carouthers Dunnegan Gallery, Bolivar, Missouri
    September 19 - October 10
  • Katy Depot Historic Site, Sedalia, MO
    October 11 - 30
  • Etta and Joseph Miller Performing Arts Center, Jefferson City, MO
    November 2 - 13
  • Stone Crest Mall, Osage Beach, MO
    November 15 - 30

The Spirit of Place
Juried exhibit, Plein Air Painters of New Mexico
Millicent Rogers Museum, Taos NM
October 9 - November 14, 2010

Participated in the Colorado Mountain Plein Air Festival
September 15 - 26, 2010
Received an award on a painting

Artists’ Alpine Holiday
50th Annual National Juried Exhibition, Ouray CO
July 29 - August 7, 2010
Received an award

BLM / Anasazi Heritage Center
Dolores, CO
July 4 - September 22, 2010

Plein Air Artists of Colorado, Juried Exhibition
Saks Gallery, Denver CO
June 25 - July 16, 2010

On Location: Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners Exhibit
Durango Arts Center, Durango CO
July 9 - 31, 2010

Durango Arts Center Annual Juried Exhibition
D A C, Durango CO
June 2010


Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners, Juried Exhibit
San Juan College Art Gallery, Farmington NM
May 14 - June 26, 2010

Gateway to Imagination: National Juried Exhibition
Farmington Museum at Gateway Park, Farmington NM
May 15 - July 16, 2010

Making Their Marks
D A C, Durango CO
March 2010

Four Corners Commission, Juried Exhibition
D A C , Durango CO
January 2010

New Medical Office Complex,
Farmington NM
Thirty nine paintings exhibited
January - August 2010

Best of America 2009 Show

  • Ella Carothers Dunnigan Gallery, Bolivar, MO, September 27 - October 19, 2009
  • Katy Depot Historic Site, Sedalia, MO, October 19 - November 2, 2009
  • Osage Beach MO, November 10 - 21, 2009

"Hearts & Stars" December 19 - 26, 2009. An exhibition of miniature art to benefit the Toas Coalition to End Homelessness. Wilder Nightingale Fine Art, Toas, NM.

Artists' Alpine Holiday, Ouray, CO. July 31 - August 8, 2009

Plein Air Exhibit - Gateway Museum, Farmington, NM. September 19 - November 14, 2009.

Gateway to Imagination: A National Juried Art Competition, May 9 - July 11, 2009. Gateway Park Museum, Farmington, NM.

Plein Air Artists Colorado exhibition at Abend Gallery, 2260 E Colfax, Denver, CO. July 10 - 25, 2009.

Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners Summer Show, July 1 - September 7, 2009. BLM Anasazi Heritage Center, Dolores CO.

National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society’s “Best of America” Exhibit

  • October 20 - October 31 at Katy Historic Depot, Sedalia, MO
  • November 3 - November 8 at ARTichokes Gallery, Leawood, Kansas
  • November 10 - November 21, 2008 at Thompson Hall, Harper Chapel Methodist Church, Osage Beach, MO

Oil Painters of America:

  • Regional exhibit - Waterhouse Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
  • National exhibit - Gallery Americana, Carmel, CA

American Academy of Women Artists:

  • “Visions of America” Bennington Art Center, Bennington, Vermont
  • The Mill-Atelier Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
  • El Presidio Gallery, Tucson, AZ
  • Phippen Museum, Prescott, AZ
  • Horizon Fine Art Gallery, Jackson Hole, WY
  • “Artistic Impressions”, Patron’s Art Gallery, Denver, CO
  • Gallery Ultima, Durango, CO
  • “Of Mind & Spirit”, Henderson Fine Arts Center, Farmington, NM

Plein Air Painters of the Four Corners:

  • “Visions of Mesa Verde” Mesa Verde National Park CO
  • “Pleiny Art”, Gateway Museum, Farmington, NM
  • Ft Lewis College, Durango, CO
  • 100th Anniversary of Mesa Verde National Park, Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, CO
  • Pine River Library Exhibit, Bayfield, CO
  • Red Rocks State Park Museum, Gallup NM
  • Gallery Ultima, Durango CO
  • Henderson Fine Arts Center, San Juan College, Farmington, NM

One Person Shows:

  • "Celebrating 50 Years of Painting in the Four Corners” - San Juan College’s Artist Invitational Solo Exhibit. October 24 - November 14 at the Gallery of the Henderson Fine Arts Center Read the Farmington Daily Times Feature about the exhibit.
  • Farmington Civic Center, Farmington, NM
  • Gallery 20, Farmington, NM
  • Riverside Gallery, Farmington, NM
  • “Travels” San Juan College Library Gallery, Farmington, NM
  • "Under the Midnight Sun” West Chaco Gallery, Aztec, NM

Two Person Exhibits:

  • “Western Images” Tointon Gallery for the Visual Arts, Greeley, CO
  • “Mountain Adventures: Fur Traders & Fur Trappers”
    Gateway Museum, Farmington, NM
    Around the Corner Gallery, Rio Rancho, NM

Three Person Exhibitions:

  • “Magnificent Bisti: Art of the Badlands”
    Red Rocks State Park Museum, Gallup NM
    Edge of Cedars Museum, Blanding Utah
  • “Natural Encounters”, San Juan College Gallery, Farmington NM

Four Person Exhibits:

  • Buena Vista Courthouse Gallery, Buena Vista, CO
  • Witter Gallery, Storm Lake, Iowa
  • Farmington Civic Center, Farmington, NM

Other Juried Exhibitions:

  • Bosque County Conservatory of Fine Arts, Clifton TX
  • Governor’s Gallery, New Mexico State Capitol, Santa Fe, NM
  • National Fiber Exhibit, Nicolaysen Museum, Casper WY
  • National Surface Design Conference, Ohio
  • Juried Professional Art Gallery, New Mexico State Fair, Albuquerque NM
  • Museo de Arte INBA de Cd. Juarez, Mexico
  • Artist Alpine Holiday, National Juried exhibit, Ouray, CO, annually
  • P.E.O. / Cottey College Exhibition, Nevada, MO
  • New Mexico Watercolor Society Show, Albuquerque, NM
  • Gateway Regional Exhibit and Gateway National Exhibition, Gateway Museum, Farmington, NM
  • “Moments to Monuments” Cultural Center, Cortez, CO
  • “Masterworks of New Mexico” Albuquerque, New Mexico

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