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S.  Thomas "Bohemian Waxwing" Monotype

Landscape, Wildlife & Figure Painter Sharon Thomas Paints at Historic Menor's Ferry, Grand Teton National Park

Released: August 1, 2012

(Jackson, WY) -  The Grand Teton Association’s “Artists in the Environment” series presents this summer’s final program artist, Sharon Thomas. Thomas will be on location Saturday, September 8, 2012, at Menor’s Ferry in Grand Teton National Park, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. As always, this plein air painting demonstration is free and open to the public!  “I am a different sort of landscape painter,” says Sharon Thomas. “I notice what’s going on, what’s alive, around my feet---these days I observe what’s happening from eye-to-ground level. There is so much life happening the...


Rungius, Carl 1869-1959 "Grizzly Bear and Cubs" oil 24 x 32

Terpning, Rungius & Audubon Highlight 2012 Jackson Hole Art Auction

Released: July 17, 2012

  (Jackson Hole, Wyoming) - A mid-Westerner by birth, American painter Howard Terpning is now one of the West's most distinguished chroniclers of Native American history. Hammer prices for his works are skyrocketing. This spring's Scottsdale Art Auction saw two Terpnings sell between $1,000,000 - $2,000,000, more than double their estimates. The Los Angeles Times described Terpning's recent restrospective at the Autry National Center of the American West,"Tribute to the Plains People," as the "biggest solo show of Terpning's career — a retrospective that covers 35 years and documen...


"RVs and Trailers" by Travis Walker.  Oil

Contemporary Western Arts Pioneer Travis Walker Paints at Grand Teton National Park

Released: July 10, 2012

(Jackson, WY)  - The Grand Teton Association’s “Artists in the Environment” Summer Plein Air Series welcomes Jackson artist Travis Walker. Walker will give a free painting demonstration on Saturday, July 14, 2012 at Oxbow Bend, Grand Teton National Park, 9:00 am - 12:00 Noon.  This event is free and open to the public!  “Everywhere I’ve ever been, my art has been about that place,” says Walker. “I remember most powerfully the places I’ve painted and drawn. The act of recording them makes me remember.” Walker first moved to Jackson Hole in 2002 to pursue an ...


Plein Air Festival 2012, Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Artists Create in Real Time for Jackson Hole Plein Air Festival

Released: April 5, 2012

Jackson Hole, Wyoming – April 5, 2012 – Some 40 artists will be creating live at the National Museum of Wildlife Art’s Plein Air Festival on June 16 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Part of the grand opening week festivities around the museum’s new sculpture trail, the event will have the artists competing for a crowd-voted Best in Show award as they race to complete their masterpieces in a mere four hours.  In addition to watching artists work, the fun for families event features a BBQ cook-off with visitors tasting and voting for the cash prize-winning best, live music, a c...