Wyoming Arts Council

2008 Western Spirit Art Show & Sale

The Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum hosts this 2008 show and sale beginning March 1 through April 13. Many opening events take place on Saturday, March 1. Among those —

Artist Development Seminar from 8:45-3:30. Lunch will be provided. Cost is $30 for museum members, $40, non-members. Workshops throughout the day include

8:45-9:30 — Vaqueros, A Figurative History — with Contemporary Western Oil Painter Paul Kethley

9:45-10:30 — Marketing 101 with Southwest Art — with Kimberly Moore, Southwest Arts’ Rocky Mountain Fine Art Sales Manager

10:45-11:30 — The Making of a Bronze with Gerald Balciar

11:45-12:30 — Western Art Show Address — lunch with speaker Kay Jessen of the Western Art Show

12:45 — 1:30 — Local Spotlight — Cheyenne wildlife artist Brandon Bailey

1:45-2:30 — Going Digital — with professional rodeo photographer Matt Idler

2:45-3:30 — Plein Air Impact on Studio Work — with Tom Lockhart

5:30 p.m. on Saturday March 1 — opening reception including the Vandewark Miniature show. Opens at 5:00 p.m. for members only, 5:30 p.m. general public

Quick Draw takes place from 7-8 p.m. on March 1. Six artists create a finished piece of art in 45 minutes to be auctioned off after the awards ceremony.

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