Warren and Julie Payne are private art dealers and consultants in Louisville, Kentucky, specializing in paintings and prints produced in Kentucky, their immediate region and in the Deep South. Their online-gallery inventory includes works on paper from the United States, Britain and France produced in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The Paynes have taken part in many exhibitions over the last two decades and curated several; have produced eight catalogs and two books,  Louisville Modern: an era in art and Clear as Mud: Early 20th Century Kentucky Art Pottery; and worked on E.C. Pennington's seminal Kentucky: The Master Painters from the Frontier Era to the Great Depression.


Publications

Louisville Modern: an era in art
March 2019
by Madeline Covi, Gail R. Gilbert, Warren Payne and Lynn Scholl Renau


Reinterpretation of the Duncan Tavern Historic Center, Paris, Kentucky
2016-2019
by Julie Payne


The Artists of the Wonderland Way
January 2013
Co-curators, editing and design of exhibition catalog
Carnegie Center for Art & History, New Albany, Indiana


The Race Continues: Selections from the Art Collection of Coleman Durrett Callaway III, An Exhibition at the Kentucky Governor's Mansion, May-October 2012
Editing and design of exhibition catalog
Cane Ridge Publishing House, Paris, Kentucky


Matthew Harris Jouett: Home for the Holidays, A Matthew Harris Jouett Family Portrait Exhibition
December 2010
Editing, design and essay "Native Talent" for the exhibition catalog
The Jack Jouett House Historic Site
Versailles, Kentucky


The Howards' World
November 2010
Co-curators, editing and design of exhibition catalog
Howard Steamboat Museum
Jeffersonville, Indiana


Clear as Mud: Early 20th Century Kentucky Art Pottery
June 2010
Editing, design, introductory essay
Cane Ridge Publishing House
Paris, Kentucky


Patty Thum
November 2009
Co-curators, editing and design of exhibition catalog
Howard Steamboat Museum
Jeffersonville, Indiana


Kentucky: The Master Painters from the Frontier Era to the Great Depression
December 2008
Editing and design
Cane Ridge Publishing House
Paris, Kentucky


Plaschke
November 2008
Co-curators, editing and design of exhibition catalog
Howard Steamboat Museum
Jeffersonville, Indiana


Harlan Hubbard: The River's Artist November 2007
Co-curators, editing and design of exhibition catalog
Howard Steamboat Museum
Jeffersonville, Indiana


Norman Kohlhepp: Artist November 2006
Co-curators, editing and design of exhibition catalog
Howard Steamboat Museum
Jeffersonville, Indiana


The Collectors' Showcase: Artists of the Ohio Valley School and the Wonderland Way, 1883-1940 October 2000
Co-curators, writing, editing and design of exhibition catalog
The Anonymous Artist Gallery
Louisville, Kentucky