Prix de West Invitational - 2014
For a fifth year, Kyle was invited to participate in this highly prestigious show. He presented two new works which hung side by side with many of the best artists working today in the field of Western Art. Both "Lone Trapper" and "Old Souls" were sold on the opening night of the event! Thank you to everyone who showed their support!
Scottsdale Art Auction - 2014
Kyle's painting titled "Mystic Warrior" (estimate: $30,000 - $40,000) sold for an astonishing $287,500. A new record sale for the artist's work. A second painting by Kyle titled "Favorite Pastime" (estimate: $8,000 - $12,000) brought $74,750. A second high sale for the artist's work. A sincere Thank You to all who participated!
Masters of the American West - February 1 - March 16, 2014
"Longing for Home" was one of four pieces to be included in a live auction this year along with work by Howard Terpning, Mian Situ, and Z.S. Liang. Kyle's painting sold for $60,000, setting a new record sale for his work by quadrupling the estimated sale price. He also received the Don B. Huntley SPIRIT OF THE WEST Award for "Longing for Home". What an incredible weekend at the Autry!
"Longing for Home".
Southwest Gallery One-Man Show - November, 2013
Southwest Gallery hosted Kyle's fourth sold out one-man show. Eleven new pieces were on display, two of which were sold by minimum bid. "Shades of Silver" sold for just over $36,000 and "The Underdog" sold for just over $58,000. A record high sale for Kyle's work. The other nine pieces were sold by draw. Thank you to everyone who attended and participated!
Prix de West Invitational - 2013
For the forth year in a row, Kyle had the honor of displaing his work a this highly prestigious event. This year he was the recipient of the "Express Ranches Great American Cowboy Award" for his piece "Trusty Companion". Also on display was his painting "The Offering". Both pieces sold opening night.
Scottsdale Art Auction - April 6, 2013
Kyle's painting titled "The Dispatch" sold for $54,625 at this years auction, more than tripling the high estimate. Many thanks to all who participated!
Legacy Gallery 25th Anniversary Show - March 8, 2013
The special event was held in Scottsdale, AZ, and Kyle had four new pieces on display. All paintings sold the evening of the show. "Weathered Traveler" sold by minimum bid for just over $42,000. Thank you to all!
Masters of the American West - February 2 - March 17, 2013
Once again, Kyle was given the rare opportunity to display his work alongside many of the top artists working in the field of Western Art. He featured two original works this year and sold both pieces by draw on the opening night of the show. Kyle also received the Don B. Huntley SPIRIT OF THE WEST Award for his painting titled "Lone Scout".
Legacy Gallery One-Man Show - September 2012
On the night of September 7, 2012, Legacy Gallery hosted a one-man show for Kyle in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Eleven new works were on display and all eleven sold that evening. Two of the pieces were sold by silent bid. "Rocky Mountain Icon - Tribute to Carl Rungius" sold for just over $36,000 and "The Parcel" sold for just over $14,000. A hardy Thank You to all who participated.
Prix de West - 2012
For the third year in a row, Kyle had the opportunity to hang his work next to some of the best Western artists working today. He featured one piece in the show titled "Wooly Chaps" which sold on opening night, thanks to the many patrons who participated in the draw.
Scottsdale Art Auction - March 31, 2012
Kyle's painting titled "A Cowboy's Legacy" sold for $54,625 (including buyers premium) at this years auction, more than doubling the high estimate. This is a record high price for the artist's work to date.
Masters of the American West - February 4 - March 18, 2012
For the third year in a row, Kyle was given the opportunity to display his work in this prestigious exhibit. This year, he featured two original works. Both pieces sold by draw on the opening night of the show. Also, Kyle received the Don B. Huntley SPIRIT OF THE WEST Award, given in recognition of the most outstanding work in cowboy subject matter, for his painting titled "Top Hand".
Southwest Gallery One-Man Show - November, 2011
On November 12, 2011, Southwest Gallery hosted Kyle's sold-out one-man show which featured fourteen original works. Two of the pieces sold by minimum-bid; "Cause for Celebration" estimated at $9,700 sold for $21,950, and "Vaquero" estimated at $10,000 sold for $25,231. All other pieces sold by draw opening night, thanks to the over 400 collectors who participated in the sale. This was Kyle's fifth, sold-out, solo show in a row.
Masters of the American West - February 2011
Kyle was once again given the rare opportunity to participate in this prestigious exhibit. Held at the Autry national Center in Los Angeles, the Masters is one of the most prominent western art shows in the country. All three of Kyle's paintings sold by draw on opening night of the show.
Western Art Collector - January 2011
Kyle's painting titled "Strength and Honor" made the cover of the Jan. 2011 issue of Western Art Collector magazine. Several of Kyle's other works can be seen in this issue.
Western Art & Architecture - Winter/Spring 2011
Several of Kyle's paintings including "Awaiting the Rise" appeared in Winter/Spring 2011 issue of Western Art & Architecture in an artcle titled "Ones to Watch" by Michele Corriel.
Prix de West Invitational- 2011
Kyle is once again privileged to display works at the Prix de West Invitational at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. This year he completed two paintings titled "Till the Next Go Round" and "Spurs with Lariat". Both sold opening night of the show.
Western Art Collector - September 2010
This issue previewed Kyle's September 2010 Legacy Gallery One-Man show in an article titled "The Rustic West".
Texas Traditions Book
Kyle's paintings are included in a new book, Texas Traditions, which brings together both historic and contemporary Texas artists. The book includes thirty-six interviews with contemporary artists whose paintings and sculptures pay homage to the culture of Texas. The book was writen by Michael Duty and Susan Hallsten McGarry.
Legacy Gallery One-Man Show - Sept. 10, 2010
Kyle's first One-man show with Legacy Gallery was a major success. Ten new works were on display in the gallery's Jackson Hole location and all sold by draw the evening of the event. Thanks to everyone who participated!
Coeur d'Alene Art Auction - July 2010
At an estimated sale price of $7,000-$10,000, Kyle's painting titled "Trail Boss" sold for $18,720 (including buyers premium) at this year's Coeur d'Alene Art Auction held in Reno, Nevada.
Prix de West Invitational - 2010
Kyle is privileged to have the chance to display a piece at the Prix de West Invitational held June 11th - Sept. 6th at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. His painting titled "Memories of the Ride" sold on the opening night of the show.
Scottsdale Art Auction - April 10, 2010
With an estimated sale price of $6,000-$10,000, Kyle's painting titled "Call of the Trail" sold for $17,250(including buyers premium) at this year's Scottsdale Art Auction held in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Southwest Art Magazine - April 2010
Look for a feature article on Kyle and his work in the April 2010 issue of Southwest Art titled "A Simple Tale" by Mark Mussari.
To read the article online, click here.
Masters of the American West 2010
Kyle received an invitation to participate in the Masters of the American West Exhibition and Sale for 2010. Hosted each year by The Autry National Center of the American West in Los Angeles CA., the event is considered to be one of the leading western art shows in the country. On opening evening of the event, Kyle sold all three of his works by draw.
Southwest Gallery One-Man Show - Nov. 7, 2009
Kyle's second major one-man show at Southwest Gallery featured twenty paintings with subjects ranging from western still-life to sporting landscapes. All paintings were sold by draw that evening. Thank you to everyone who participated.
Art of the West Magazine
The Nov/Dec 2009 issue of Art of the West magazine is featuring Kyle as part of an article titled "Young Guns" by Vicki Stavig. The article showcases works by eight ambitious young artists. You can also find a preview of Kyle's November 2009 one-man show in the Nov '09 issue of Western Art Collector, and a highlight on Kyle in the Nov. '09 Southwest Art.
Texas Ducks Unlimited Texas State Artist 2010
Kyle is honored to have been chosen as Texas Ducks Unlimited’s State Artist for 2010. His original oil painting titled "Awaiting the Flight" is available as a Limited Edition reproduction through Ducks Unlimited.
Scottsdale Art Auction - April 4, 2009
Kyle's Painting titled "Ranch Rig" sold for $25,875 in this year's Scottsdale Art Auction held on April 4th 2009 in Scottsdale, Arizona. This was his first time participating in an auction event, and the painting set a new record sale price for the artist's work. For more info, visit www.scottsdaleartauction.com.
Art of the West - Guidebook 2009
An article titled "Special Beauty", featured in the Art of the West 2009 Guidebook of Art, lists Kyle's painting "Until The next Ride" as one of the magazines favorite paintings featured in 2008.
Southwest Art Magazine - December 2008
Kyle is honored to be named Southwest Art Magazine's Artist To Watch in the December 2008 issue. Click here to read the article.
Somerset Fine Art
Kyle recently joined with Somerset Fine Art who has begun publishing reproductions of his original oil paintings. Somerset represents many of Americas leading artists. Please visit www.somersetfineart.com to view Kyle's newest releases.
International Masters of Fine Art - Greenhouse Gallery Oct. 3rd-17th, 2008
Kyle's painting titled "Intermission" was featured in the International Masters of Fine Art invitational hosted by Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art in San Antonio, Texas. This prestigious exhibit is a project of the International Museum of Contemporary Masters of Fine Art. For more information, call 800-453-8991.
Port A. Gallery - One-Man Show - August 16, 2008
Kyle sold his first painting in Port Aransas, Texas back in 1998. The Port A Gallery hosted a one-man show at the same location on August 16, 2008 with twelve original paintings by the artist. All twelve paintings sold by draw the night of the show. Thank you to everyone who attended and participated.
Art of the West - May/June 2008
Kyle's work was featured in Art of the West magazine in an article titled "Nostalgic Connections
" By Myrna Zanetell. The six page feature depicted seven of his paintings which included "Broken In", "Lone Star Justice" and "Two Bits". You can visit them at www.aotw.com.
Rockport Center for the Arts - April/May 2008
Works by Dalhart Windberg and Kyle Polzin were on display at The Rockport Center for the Arts in Rockport Texas until May 10, 2008. This major two-man exhibition featured original paintings and a selection of reproductions by each artist. Polzin began the show with twelve original works for sale, and sold all twelve during the first week of the show. This is his second major sold-out show since November 2007.
Southwest Gallery One-Man Show 2007
On November 10, 2007, Southwest Gallery hosted Kyle's first major one-man show which featured twenty-seven original works. Due to the high interest in the show, all twenty-seven paintings sold out by draw on opening night.
Texas Ducks Unlimited Sponsor Artist 2006-2007
Kyle Polzin is honored to have been chosen as Texas Ducks Unlimited’s Sponsor Artist for 2006-2007. His original oil painting titled "Hunter's Heritage" is available as a Limited Edition reproduction through Ducks Unlimited, and a limited number of Artist Copies are available from the artist for $125 each + tax and shipping. Remarques are available for an additional $50 per print. Remarqued prints have a small original pencil sketch, drawn by the artist, on the bottom margin of the print. For information contact Kyle at firstname.lastname@example.org.