Carrie Fogwell Ballantyne

b. 1956

Carrie L. Fogwell Ballantyne


Burbank, California


Western-garb figure paintings, cowgirl and Indian portraits

A student of the Old Masters, which is reflected in her realistic figure depictions, many of them done with colored pencil.  Carrie Ballantyne has a studio in Montana.  In her art, Ballantyne’s focus continues to be real people: “My family, friends, and neighbors, working people of the West. People never get boring. Every face is unique with a different story to tell.”(Buffalo Bill).

She started her art career in Cody, Wyoming where she arrived at the age of 19 and decided that the western lifestyle was the one that captured her imagination. With inspiration and encouragement from local artists, and she refined and established her particular style as a graphite portrait artist in the Western genre.

Sold At Lone Star Art Auction

Carrie Fogwell Ballantyne – Watching For His Window
Carrie Fogwell Ballantyne
(b. 1956)

Watching For His Window

, 2021
graphite on paper
17.5 x 17 inches
Sold for: $5,400
Carrie Fogwell Ballantyne – Partners
Carrie Fogwell Ballantyne
(b. 1956)


, 1995
colored pencil on paper
11.75 x 16.25 inches
Sold for: $13,200