and Eights is known as the Dead Man's Hand in a two-pair poker hand.
The hand gets its name from the legend of it being the five-card-draw
hand held by Wild Bill Hickok at the time of his murder (August 2,
1876). It is accepted that the hand included the aces and eights of both
the black suits. There is still debate about what the 5th card was.
I'm pleased to announce that my oil painting Singing Cat has been accepted into the Contemporary Realism Biennial at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art
The works were chosen from a field of 144 artists. The exhibition will be in the Fort Wayne Museum of Art galleries September 20th- November 30th. See more of my Contemporary Realism paintings on My Website
and Stripes is a continuation of my series of black and white striped
paintings. It shows a group of apples in a silver bowl against a
striped background with the stripes reflected in the silver.
Remember when movies cost a dime and the cowboy serials were all the rage? Ok, neither do I. But this painting Saturday Matinee
brings those time back with a Tom Mix poster, our favorite cowboy,
Howdy Doody, a cowgirl sweetheart, American Indian, a horse and a six
shooter. What more do you need?
Born and raised in Oklahoma, K. Henderson now calls rural New Mexico home.She is known for her detailed oil painting of still lifes.
Recent accomplishments include 3rd Place and Purchas
She is a member of Oil Painters of America, National Oil and Acrylic Painter Society (NOAPS)
Signature member, and Single Action Shooters Society (SASS).
To learn more about K. Henderson and her work see her website at http://www.Fineartoils.com.