31st Annual Western Spirit Art Show and Sale
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It’s time again for the 32nd Annual Western Spirit Art Show and Sale!
The Western Spirit Art Show features over 100 western Artists from across the country and can be seen March 2, 2013 through April 14, 2013.
The opening reception for the Western Spirit Art Show and Sale takes place on Saturday March 2, 2013 at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum. Museum members will be admitted at 5:00 PM for a special preview and reception. The show will be open to the general public at 6:00 PM. Tickets are just $30.00 for museum members and $40.00 for non-members. Tickets and membership packages may be purchased in advance by telephoning
Wendy Fanning at (307) 778-7289.
A special feature of the March 3rd opening night festivities is the Vandewark Miniature Art exhibit sponsored by the Wyoming Tribune Eagle. Miniature Sales will begin at 5:00 PM for museum members.
A “Quick Draw” will also begin at 7:30 PM with a live auction following the awards ceremony. There will be live entertainment, and an open bar and heavy hors d’ oeuvres provided by Holiday Inn. An artist development seminar will be conducted on Saturday from 8:15 AM to 3:30 PM.
Artist Development Seminar
Saturday, March 2, 2013
8:15 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
$30.00 Museum members, $40.00 non-members, $50.00 for everyone at the door
(A continental breakfast & lunch are included)
There will be six different sessions lead by our three jurors and special guests. Whether you are an experienced artist or just starting out, there is something for you at the 2013 Western Spirit Art Show and Sale artist Seminar.
2013 Western Spirit Art Show and Sale Jurors
Mindy A Besaw joined the staff of the Buffalo Bill Historical Center as the John S. Bugas Curator of the Whitney Gallery of Western Art in 2007. Since then, she spearheaded the new installation of the Whitney Gallery of Western Art for its fiftieth anniversay in 2009. Ms. Besaw came to the Whitney from the Denver Art Museum, where she was Curatorial Associate at the Institute of Western American Art. Besaw’s special interest is to connect contemporary western art with its historical counterpart.
Brandon James Bailey was raised on the iconic plains of Cheyenne, Wyoming. Not surprisingly, wildlife and western themes have always found their way into his work. Brandon is represented by Mountain Trails Gallery of Cody; Deselms Fine Art of Cheyenne and Mountain Trails in Sedona, AZ. His work is also found in prominent collections worldwide. In 2011 his painting “Sweethearts of the Rodeo” was selected as the People’s Choice Award at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Show and Sale.
Nikki Todd grew up in upstate New York. She is based in Livingston, Montana. She is the owner and director of Visions West Galleries with locations in Livingston and Bozeman, Montana and Denver, Colorado. She served on the Board of Trustees at the Yellowstone Art Museum in Billings from 2002 to 2009. The gallery has distinctive focus on Contemporary Naturalism, which features artists who work with animal, environmental and naturalist themes.
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