Fortner’s works have been shown in many national
and international exhibitions.
Notable awards include an award in American Academy of Equine Art,
awards in still lifes (2007), oils, portrait-watercolor in Miniature
Art Society of Florida, Miniatures in Mariposa and others.
Gaylene’s paintings have been featured in Spring Issue Horses
in Art Magazine 2007, 2005 Summer Issue Horses in Art Landscape
Issue, 2003 Sept Issue Wildlife Art Magazine, 2002 Inform Art Magazine,
Western Horseman Art Gallery March 1997.
She is also a signature member of the Montana Watercolor Society,
Northern Plains Watercolor Society, and a member of Miniature Art
Society of Florida, and Cider Painters of America.