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Western Art Collector

Western Art Collector June 2019/ No.142

With previews of gallery exhibitions, museum shows and auctions, Western Art Collector is the premier monthly magazine for collectors searching for works by talented living and past artists who depict the West in paintings and sculptures.

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oh the places we will go!

This is always one of the most exciting times of the year here at Western Art Collector magazine. Why, you ask? Well, let me tell you. While we sit in our offices in Old Town Scottsdale and look onto the desert landscape of Camelback Mountain, our inbox gets filled with glorious images of all the summer art destinations that are just getting ready to spring into action. And for some reason, this year seems to be busier and more vibrant than ever! What are we seeing this summer? Art fairs, events, gallery shows and all sorts of things in places like the Hamptons, Aspen, Santa Fe, Los Angeles, Park City, Bozeman, Vail, Taos, Jackson Hole, Laguna Beach, Tucson, Flagstaff, Glacier Park, Great Falls, Calgary and others. Summer art towns in the…

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anatomy of the magazine

COAST-TO-COAST COVERAGE Find out what’s happening across the nation. Western Art Collector is the first magazine to provide nationwide coverage of upcoming shows and auctions showcasing Western art from coast to coast. PREVIEWS In the Preview pages we reveal new contemporary and historic Western works about to become available for sale at the country’s leading Western art galleries. AUCTION AND EVENT PREVIEWS AND REPORTS Each month we alert you to upcoming Western art auctions and events nationwide. Read our reports on prices fetched so you can stay informed and up-to-date on the market. WESTERN ART INSIGHTS Find out everything the discerning collector needs to know. Each month our panel of art consultants, museum curators and experts share their behind-the-scenes knowledge of how the Western art market works. STATE OF THE ART GUIDES In this feature, we put the spotlight…

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painting glacier

Dozens of prominent painters will return to the Hockaday Musuem in Kalispell, Montana, from June 14 through 21 for the annual Plein Air Glacier event. The event, which takes place near and frequently honors Glacier National Park, will once again celebrate the timeless traditions of the park and nearby Swan and Flathead valleys with a paint-out and other art events. Now in its 12th year, Plein Air Glacier has become a favorite of museum patrons and of the artists who return to paint the scenery in front of a live audience. The paintings they create will be offered on June 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. The fixed-price sale will benefit the museum. Participating artists this year include Rob Akey, Vernon Anderson, Jeff Manion, Robert Marceau, David Mihalic, Wanda Mumm, Mark Ogle,…

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heritage awards

On March 21, the C.M. Russell Museum in Great Falls, Montana, honored painter William Matthews and former United States senator Alan Simpson with the 2019 Heritage Award—Williams was recognized for his artistic achievement, while Simpson received the award for his statesmanship. The award recognizes significant contributions in interpreting and documenting the legacy, culture, life and country of Charles M. Russell’s West. The museum awards the honor annually in areas of artistic achievement, musical achievement, Western storytelling, preservation, conservation and statesmanship. Previous winners have included Western art scholars such as Brian W. Dippie, Peter Hassrick, Larry Len Peterson and Byron Price, as well as Western master painter Howard Terpning. In a statement about the awards, the museum acknowledges Matthews’ depictions of the West. “Matthews’ work has captured the attention and imagination of the…

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a remarkable artist

Painter Don Crowley, known for his realistic depictions of Native Americans and his involvement in the art scene in Arizona, died on March 21. He was 92 years old. His death was preceded by the passing of his wife, Betty Jane, who many called B.J., just five days before. Crowley was admired throughout Western art for his tight detail, beautiful color and the proud depictions of his Native subjects. While a number of his works featured historical subjects, he also painted contemporary Native Americans and how they interacted with the modern world. “Don Crowley and I were great friends for over 50 years. He had a wonderful sense of humor and was always fun to be around. He was a remarkable artist and loved to put patterns and fine details in his…

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flower power

A gave, prickly pear, oleander, saguaro and succulents. These are just a few of the many botanicals you’ll find in the Arizona desert. And from June 8 through October 20, visitors can view a wide array of desert flora depicted by Arizonan artists at Desert Caballeros Western Museum in the upcoming exhibition Flower Power: Desert Botanicals. Featured artists include oil painter Dyana Hesson, romantic realist Jeanne Bonine, contemporary artist Beth Zink, Sonoran Desert native Sheila Kollasch and fine artist Matilda Essig. Bonnie, whose work gives an up-close, intricate view of vibrant desert flowers, says, “With dreamy backgrounds, my larger-than-life watercolor and oil botanicals lure the viewer into the complexity of the detailed subjects I paint. This creates a symbiotic relationship between the art, nature and the lover of both.” She adds,…