Arizona-based painter Charles Pabst became fascinated with the natural beauty of the planet at a very early age. Today he continues to travel the world, observing and photographing the landscapes and culture of the people, caching away memories that will later inspire his paintings.
The annual Representing the West show is celebrating its 11th anniversary this year, and with the celebration comes a name change to the Sangre de Cristo Art Invitational. Curator Elizabeth Szabo says the new title reflects the broadening scope of the exhibition beyond traditional western art. The show runs February 8-March 22.
As a proud sponsor of the 2014 Coors Western Art Exhibit and Sale, we’ve created a special event page dedicated to the show. With works by 64 top artists, the 2014 show is sure to impress. Visit the event page now to learn all about this year’s event and find great additional resources and articles on many of the participating artists.
Evergreen, CO, November 22-December 31 | Evergreen Fine Art unveils its fourth annual Miniature Masterpieces invitational show, featuring 60 established regional and national artists who present paintings and sculptures measuring no more than 120 square inches. The show features works by top artists, both gallery and guest, in a variety of subject matter, mediums, and styles.
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, OK, October 11-January 5 | Collectors of western art and fine cowboy paraphernalia won’t want to miss Cowboy Crossings, two shows that open at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum this month. The Cowboy Artists of America and the Traditional Cowboy Arts Association combine their efforts to offer viewers about 150 artworks, from oil paintings to functional pieces.
Fredericksburg, TX, September 6-23 | The Annual Fall Gallery Show at InSight Gallery, opening Friday, September 6, shines a spotlight on the newest work by the gallery’s roster of exceptional artists. Featuring some 60 painters and sculptors, the show includes such internationally acclaimed names as Mian Situ, Roy Andersen, Walt Gonske, John Coleman, Scott Christensen, and Quang Ho.
Jackson, WY, August 19-31 | In 1963, Trailside Galleries opened its doors in Jackson, WY, and Scottsdale, AZ, with about 35 artists on its roster. Today the gallery represents some of the most talented representational artists in the country. This month, the gallery celebrates its 50th anniversary with a group show featuring new works by its nearly 100 artists, as well as guest artists Ken Carlson, Carl Brenders, and Francois Koch.