Gaylen Hansen

Gaylen C. Hansen  is an American artist best known for neo-expressionist figurative paintings that feature the flora and fauna of the Palouse, a geographically unusual area in Eastern Washington state where he lives and works, and “the Kernal,” Hansen’s paintings have been exhibited in museums and galleries in Seattle, Los Angeles, New York, Berlin, Beijing, and Singapore, and are held in numerous public and private collections. Hansen has received several prestigious awards, including the Flintridge Foundation Awards for Visual Artists in 2001.