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Member of  Kansas City Artists Coalition


Lorrie Boydston is an American painter from the Midwest based in Kansas City, Missouri.  She specializes in painting and mixed media artworks inspired by Suburban architecture and life.  Boydston's diverse body of work ranges from  representational scenes of suburban landscapes and architecture to abstract, mixed-media and works on paper.  Her artwork has been exhibited locally and nationally in addition to a variety of publications where her artwork has been featured. Boydston is an active member of the Kansas City Artist Coalition as well as Arts KC's Now Showing corporate exhibit program, and was a delegate for Artist Inc KC in 2019.  Boydston  is a current studio resident at Kansas City Artist Coalition in KCMO.  Follow her on Instagram @lorrieboydstonfineart

Select Publications

  • Book Cover, Telephone Road by Thomas Derr, Colgate Press, 2012

  • Magazine Cover, Evolving Magazine, July 2017 issue 

  • Truth, Trust, Transcend River Market Regional  Exhibition Catalog, Blurb Books, 2017.


Master of Arts in Painting/Studio Art,  University of Missouri at Kansas City, 2006 

B.S. Ed in Art Education, Missouri State in Springfield, MO.  1991

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2024 September-November Solo Exhibition HJ’s Gallery, KCMO curated by Angie Jennings.

  • 2024 January-Invitational Solo Exhibition. The Chive/Transaprent Brewing.  Grandview MO.

  • 2023 May-June Solo exhibition. Crows Coffee Red Bridge KCMO. Angie Jennings, Curator. 

  • 2023 March-May Solo Exhibition retrospective Maplewood Elementary. KCMO. ARTS KC Now Showing.

  • 2022 January-April Works on Paper Solo Exhibition, Johnson County Public Library/Oak Park Art space 9500 Bluejacket Dr. Overland Park, KS.  

  • 2022 January-March Solo Exhibit Cafe Trio 4558 Main St. KCMO

  • 2021 October-December Solo Exhibition, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Conference Center Kansas City, MO ARTS KC Now Showing 

  • 2021 June-August Solo Exhibition Main Street Credit Union, Kansas City, MO

  • 2021-March, Solo Exhibit, The Chive/Transparent Brewing, Grandview MO

  • 2017-October-December,KC University of Medicine and BiosciencesKC Arts Council Now Showing Program

  • 2017 May-June, View From My Window,  Curated by Tom Deatherage, The Late Show Gallery, 1600 Cherry St. KCMO

  • 2015-August-October, Burnes & McDonnell,  KC Arts Council Now Showing Program.

  • 2012-July-September, Black & Veatch, KC Arts Council Now Showing Program.

  • 2011-October-December, Kansas City Credit Union, KC Arts Council Now Showing Program

  • 2011 -April-June Digital  Evolution Overland Park, KS  KC 

  • 2009- June 19 to July 16 Translucence, Main Library Fine Arts Gallery, Kansas City, Kansas Public Library  Kansas City, KS 

  • 2009-February-March, Eden Alley Restaurant, Unity Temple on the Plaza, Kansas City, MO

  • 2008-December 12 to January 16, 2009  Subdivision, Kansas City Artists Coalition Underground Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

  • 2008-May 12-July 11 No Outlet, Turner Public Library Fine Arts Gallery, Kansas City, Kansas. 

  • 2007-August- Suburban Redemption, Unity Temple Gallery, Kansas City, MO

  • 2006-February to March- Playing With the Grid , M.A. Thesis exhibition, UMKC Fine Arts Gallery Kansas City, MO [Barry Anderson, Maria Park, Elijah Gowin and Craig Subler, mentors

Select Juried Group Exhibitions

  • 2021 March-April Intersexions and Identity Interurban Art House, Overland Park, KS.

  • 2021  July-August Home Buttonwood Art Space, Kansas City, MO

  • 2020 November Small Works Exhibition Kansas City Artists Coalition Gallery, KCMO.

  • 2020 Aug-Sep Salon 2020 Beco Gallery, Kansas City, MO

  • 2020 Jul-Sep Connection Buttonwood Art Space, Kansas City, MO

  • 2019 Oct-Nov Bits & Pieces Interurban Art House, Overland Park, KS

  • 2019 Sept-Nov Innovations Series, AlarisKC 1608 Locust Street, KCMO

  • 2019 May-June Kansas City  A Benefit for KC Parks & Rec Buttonwood Art Space. KCMO

  • 2019 March Who Does She Think She Is? Presented by UMKC women's center, Juror: Arzie Umali, Interurban Art House, Overland Park, KS

  • 2019 March-May All Women Series AlarisKC 1608 Locust Street, KCMO

  • 2019 February Small Loves, Small Works Paper Birch Gallery North Kansas City, MO

  • 2018 October 19-November 16 Bits & Pieces, Interurban Art House, Overland Park, KS

  • 2018 August - Juried Group Show, David Jones Gallery, 1717 Walnut Street, Kansas City, MO

  • 2018 March, Women in the Arts KC, Juror: CJ Charbonneau, Paper Birch Landing Gallery NKC, MO

  • 2018 January, Kansas City People, Places and Things, Juror:  Tom Corbin, Vanessa Lacy Gallery, KCMO.

  • 2017 December -January Small Works Exhibition, Maker Jake Studio, New Bedford, MA

  • 2017 November-January Buttonwood Art Space KCAC Juried Member Exhibition

  • 2017 November-December Arts KC Regional Arts Council Gallery Invitational Holiday Exhibition

  • 2017 October - Black and White Paper Birch Gallery, North Kansas City, MO

  • 2017 July-September, Truth, Trust, Transcend, River Market Regional Exhibition, Curated by Curlee R. Holton.  Catalog available at

  • 2017 -August- Small Loves, Small Works, Juried Exhibition, Paper Birch Gallery, KCMO.

  • 2017 March "Cultures Without Borders" Kansas City Museum, 3218 Gladstone Blvd, KCMO

  • 2016 November "One Night Stand" Kansas City Artists Coalition, Mallin-Charno Gallery, Kansas City, MO

  • 2016 March-May Art of Paper  Gladstone Arts Commission Gallery, 6901 N. Holmes, Gladstone, MO 64118 

  • 2015 February 13-May 24  Build It!'Exhibition, I.D.E.A. Museum, Mesa AZ curated by Jeffory Morris. 

  • 2014 March - CityScapes Juried Art Exhibition, Special Recognition Award:

  • 2011 November 12 Studio 2131 Kansas City, MO Fishing for a Cure Kyrie Foundation Invitational Exhibition

  • 2011 March 6th-June 24th Cultures Without Borders Juried Exhibition, Northeast Arts KC, Theme Award.

  • 2011 March-April  Invitational Exhibition KC Arts Council Gallery KCMO 

  • 2007 January- TMC Healing Arts Gallery Invitational Exhibition, Kansas City, MO (Curated by  Elizabeth Lurey)

  • 2006 May-Juried Exhibition Graduate Best of Show, UMKC Fine Arts Gallery, (Juror: Emily Eddins, Dolphin Gallery, KCMO)

  • 2005 April Something to Digest, Juried Exhibition, UMKC Fine Arts Gallery. (Juror: Elizabeth Dunbar, Kemper Gallery of Contemporary Art KCMO)



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