Archive for the ‘oil paintings’ Category

First Place at the John F. Peto Studio Museum !

April 22, 2016

The Case of the Sulky Girl by K Henderson

I’m thrilled and honored to announce that my painting “The Case of the Sulky Girl” won First Place at the the John F. Peto Studio Museum International Juried Show of Contemporary Trompe l’oeil and Still Life. The judge for the show was art historian Dr. Tom Folk.

Exhibition Dates: May 14, 2016 – September 4, 2016

Location : 102 Cedar Avenue Island Heights, NJ 08732


Grape and Strawberry

July 20, 2015

Grape and Strawberry by K Henderson

Grape and Strawberry, 16 x 20, oil on cradled board

I love peanut butter sandwiches. I eat them plain or with any kind of jam of jelly!

This painting will be shown at The International Guild of Realism 10th Annual Juried Exhibition hosted by the Principle Gallery in Alexandria, VA.


See more of my Contemporary Realism paintings on My Website

Dorothy and the Tinman

June 8, 2015

Dorothy and the Tinman by K Henderson

Dorothy and the Tinman, 12 x 12, oil on cradled board

The Lollipop Guild Exhibit

A Lovetts Gallery miniatures exhibition featuring more than 80 artists both national and international, many whose works have never been shown in Oklahoma. This is a concept show, expect to have your mind blown. All works are 12″ x 12″ or smaller.
Exhibition opens Saturday, June 20th, 2015, 10:00 – 5:00
The exhibition runs through July 20th, 2015
.  12 x 12, oil on cradled board

Lovetts Gallery is located at 6528 E 51st Street in Tulsa, OK

Steve Scott Space Scout

April 30, 2015

Steve Scott, Space Scott detail

Steve Scott Space Scout, 24 x 48,  oil on linen, detail

This is a detail of my painting  Steve Scott Space Scout. The painting will be shown at CK Contemporary Gallery.

Space Exploration. It was a busy time in the 1950’s and our pop culture reflected it.

1952 — Two Capuchin monkeys, Pat and Mike, and a pair of mice successfully recovered following a flight to 36 miles launched from Holloman Air Force Base.

In this game Commander Steve Scott assigns his young Space Scouts exciting missions into outer space. The players  scout the universe, report on conditions, maintain outpost and police the planets.

The players must execute the orders as outlined on their Interplanetary Assignment Cards in addition to instructions on the Rocket Speed Indicator. The first player to complete his mission is the winner of the game.

The Mouse

April 29, 2015

The Mouse detail

The Mouse, 24″ x 24″, oil on canvas

 This is a detail of my painting  The Mouse. The painting will be shown at CK Contemporary Gallery. Show Opening May 16.

This Mickey Mouse card game was manufactured around 1946 and was included in a ‘six pack’ of other card games. The box measures 2.75″ x 1.875″.

I love the old yellowed tape and the beat up edges. Mickey Doesn’t mind. He just keeps on smiling. Did you know that Mickey Mouse had his 86th birthday in 2014?

Buck Rogers Crayon Ship

April 28, 2015
Buck Rogers Crayon Shipdetail
Buck Rogers Crayon Ship, 24 x 18, oil on cradled board, detail

This is a detail of my painting  Buck Rogers Crayon Ship. The painting will be shown at CK Contemporary Gallery. Show opens May 16

This is “school crayon” No. 019 made by American Pencil Company New York in 1936.  One side of the box depicts Buck and Wilma looking through a porthole . The opposite side depicts “Buck Rogers Crayon Ship” with die-cut square on right where pencils are visible and completes the ship design. The box contains six  multi-colored pencils.

The ‘chalk drawings’ (yes, these are painted with oil paint) are also based on the graphics from this box.

Old Crow

April 27, 2015


Old Crow,oil on cradled board, 9 x 12

 This is a detail of my painting  Old Crow. The painting will be shown at CK Contemporary Gallery. Show opens May 16

This tin wind up toy represents one of the crows from the 1941 Disney animated film Dumbo.The toy was produced eight years after the film’s release to correspond with its 1949 re-release. It was produced in Japan, but under the Marx Toys.

This vintage toy is one of my favorites and has a place of honor on my desk next to my easel.

Maltese Falcon

April 23, 2015

Maltese Falcon detail

Maltese Falcon, 36 x 30, oil on linen

This is a detail of my painting  Maltese Falcon. The painting will be shown at CK Contemporary Gallery. Show opens May 21.

This painting is my homage to San Francisco. The iconic hard-boiled detective, Sam Spade still lives on in the City by the Bay.

The Maltese Falcon is a 1929 detective novel by Dashiell Hammett, originally serialized in the magazine Black Mask beginning with the September 1929 issue.In 1998, the Modern Library ranked The Maltese Falcon 56th on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century.

Batman Game

April 21, 2015

Batman Game DETAIL

Batman Game, 30 x 36, oil on linen, detail

This is a detail of my painting  Batman Game. The painting will be shown at CK Contemporary Gallery. Show opens May 16.

This 1966 board game by Milton Bradley is based on the Batman television show starring Adam West as Batman and  Burt Ward as Robin.

The box shows Batman, Robin, The Joker, Blockbuster, the Batmobile and spaceships. Spaceships?? The object of the game is to be the first player to capture six  different Villains.

Prepare to Be Amazed!

April 18, 2015

Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Step right up and prepare to be amazed!

It’s incredible! It’s unbelievable! You’ll be dazzled. You’ll be astonished! You aren’t prepared for the exhibit at CK Contemporary. It’s like nothing you’ve seen before! Don’t be shy now, don’t be bashful, step right up for a tantalizing glimpse of what we’ve got in store for you!

Batman Game by K Henderson

Batman Game by K. Henderson


Blue AK by Christopher Schulz

K. Henderson and Christopher Schulz meet for the first time at

 CK Contemporary 357 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102,

 Saturday, May 16, 6pm – 9pm

K. Henderson will have an epoch-making number of paintings available. Thirty, count ’em, 30 oil paintings assembled in one gallery!

Stay tuned to this blog for a daily sneak peek of K. Henderson’s creations.