Marni is a versatile artist who excels in a variety of mediums, winning awards for her pastels, oils and coloured pencils. With limited exposure, her work has been recognized with a Special Excellence award at the Harness Tracks of America Juried Show in Lexington, Ky., An Honorable mention at BC’s Valley Fine Arts Show. In 2011 and again in 2015 her pastels have been awarded Special Recognition Certificates out of over 1200 entries worldwide. In 2015 Marni's painted fiddle "Of Mountains, Cowboys and Horses" garnered two awards at the Calgary Stampede Arts & Crafts Show. Marni received one of 240 canvases given to artists for the Western Canadian collection for the Imago Mundi world wide art project and tour.  Once the remaining countries are complete and have toured, the art will be displayed permanently in a museum in Italy.

Marni’s work centers on her love for horses, her portfolio also includes a variety of portraits of dogs, cats, people & landscapes. 

Marni is a Signature Member of Pastel Artists Canada & Institute of Equine Artists, active member of Canine Artists Guild, Airdrie Regional Arts Society and Federation of Canadian Artists.  She plans for further development and recognition of her talent as an equine artist through marketing and juried exhibits.


Contact info

marnikoelln@gmail.com

Facebook.com/Artist.Marni.Koelln 

artbymarni@gmail.com