About

As a brand developer, Karlynn has created many successful brands including Rocslide,A Thousand & Co., The Trail of Painted Ponies, The Gallery Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale and The Citadel Pinnacle Peak. 

 

This former president of The Trail of Painted Ponies spent 10 years developing this wildly successful public art project into one of the finest gift and collectible companies in the industry, with sales exceeding $250 million dollars. This global brand is a great American success story. She and The Trail of Painted Ponies have proudly gifted over $1 million to various non-profit organizations and her commitment to the arts and philanthropy are evident throughout her work. 

 

Believing in the power of partnerships, Karlynn has developed significant corporate partnerships with the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale, the American Heart Association, the Young President’s Organization, JW Marriott, General Dynamics, Carlson Companies, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Dillard’s Department Stores and many more.

 

With great star power, Karlynn also launched the Celebrity Collection with beloved Singer/Songwriter Dolly Parton, Actor/Artist Tony Curtis and acclaimed actress Barbara Eden. Ms. Eden and Karlynn Keyes gifted the Safeway Foundation with the largest single in-store donation in history, valued at over $150,000. These funds are dedicated to support breast cancer research and treatment for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. 

 

 

Partnerships

 

  • Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale

  • Boulders Resort Scottsdale

  • American Paint Horse Association

  • Young Presidents Organization

  • General Dynamics

  • Hall of Flame

  • Dillard's Department Stores

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

 

Celebrity Partnerships

 

  • Dolly Parton

  • Barbara Eden

  • Tony Curtis

  • Phyllis Diller

 

Philanthropy

 

  • Safeway Foundation

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Phoenix & Scottsdale

  • Breast Cancer Organizations across America

  • American Heart Association

  • Shiloh Horse Rescue

  • Susan G. Komen

 

Education Partnerships

 

  • Bethune Elementary School

  • Career Success High School

  • Career Success High School Internship Program

  • Fort Thomas High School

  • Horseshoe Trails Elementary School

  • Verde Valley Middle School

  • University of Missouri 

 

Professional Associations

 

 

Governor Doug Ducey's Office
Karlynn Keyes & Bryn Wilkins Lawson (right)

Steve Skadron, Mayor of Aspen, CO
& Karlynn Keyes in Aspen

The Honorable David Vanderwall, 
Julie Gallo Vanderwall & Karlynn Keyes
in Napa Valley

Karlynn Keyes with Mary Higgins Clark

Best Selling Author Mary Higgins Clark
& Karlynn Keyes in New York

Karlynn Keyes with Forrest Fenn

Acclaimed Art Dealer Forrest Fenn with
Karlynn, her daughter Valor and Son Regan
in Santa Fe

Karlynn Keyes with Julia Child

World Renowned Chef Julia Child
with her Husband Paul Child (center)
Anita (left), Karlynn and Robert Keyes at the
James Beard Foundation Dinner

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Real Estate Broker's License

State of Arizona Since 1985

LIMA CLS Certification

Karlynn Keyes with Michael Korda

Legendary Publisher and Editor
Michael Korda, Margaret Korda,
Rod Barker & Karlynn Keyes

Karlynn Keyes with Tony Curtis

Actor/Artist Tony Curtis
& Karlynn Keyes

Dolly Parton with Colt of Many Colors

Superstar Singer/Songwriter Dolly Parton
& her Painted Pony, "Colt of Many Colors"

Sydney & Alexandra Sheldon
Path of the Bighorn Public Art Project

featured in American ArtParades

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Actor/Artist Tony Curtis
and his Painted Pony, "Shiloh"

Accomplished Actress Barbara Eden

of "I Dream of Jeannie" Fame
and her Painted Pony, "Dreamcatcher"

Karlynn Keyes with Phyllis Diller

Comedienne Phyllis Diller & Karlynn
at her Estate in Beverly Hills

Karlynn Keyes with Whisperin' Bill Anderson

Country Music Legend
Whisperin' Bill Anderson with Karlynn in Nashville

Karlynn & Emily Jensen (left)

Atlanta International Gift Show

Karlynn Keyes with John Kerry

Senator John Kerry with
Karlynn at the Senator's Cup

Karlynn Keyes with Valor Lee

Karlynn Keyes & Valor Lee
at the Hong Kong Jewelry Show

Karlynn Keyes with Steve Wariner

Country Music Singer/Songwriter

Steve Wariner & Karlynn at the Grand Ole Opry

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Karlynn with Technicolor Dreamer

Scottsdale