What is WILD FLOWERS?
Wild flowers Western Art Show is an exhibition and sale of the finest works of western art created by today’s cowgirl artists. Wild Flowers is Cowgirl Artists of America’s annual show and is presented in conjunction with Western Art Gallary.
Fun Fact: The show title, “Wild Flowers” was inspired by a Dolly Parton song “Wildflowers,” and pays homage to female artists past and present.
Wild Flowers Art Show Dates
The show and sale will be live, online, with work for sale, beginning February 1, 2023. The sale will close on February 28th, 2023. The opening reception and awards ceremony will be Saturday, February 4th at 5:30 PM (Central) on Instagram Live with Western Gallery and Cowgirl Artists of America.
Jurors for the Western Art Show
We are grateful to the three Jurors for the 2023 Art Show:
1.Mark Sublette (Medicine Man Gallery)
Dr. Mark Sublette is the founder (1992) of Medicine Man Gallery based in Tucson, Arizona. He is a sought-after speaker on Western and Native art, a creator of various catalogs within the field, and a specialist on the craftsmanship of Maynard Dixon.
2. Lisa Staudohar (Art of the West Magazine)
Lisa Staudohar is a sales and business development executive at the Art of the West Magazine. She is a creative problem solver, expert relationship builder, and strong strategist. Staudohar works hard to build relationships with the movers and shakers in the western art world. Click here to learn more about Lisa Staudohar.
3. Diana Vela (National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame)
Diana Vela is an Associate Executive Director at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame respects and celebrates women, past and present, whose lives exemplify the courage, resilience, and independence that helped shape the West, and fosters an appreciation of the ideals and spirit of self-reliance they inspire.
Artists list Participating for the Western Art Show
Ally Morgan Amber Scally Audrie Mergelman Betty Polasek Brittany Colt Burneta Vendosel Cheryl Harley-Volz Dana Lombardo Danuta Tomzynski Debbie Hughbanks Eileen Nistler Georgia Pollock Jean Hildebrant Jennifer Wendt Jenny Buckner Joye DeGoede Kay Kaplan Kaye York Kellee Mitchell Kelsey Koprowski Kim Hunter Steed Kristi Rose Kwani Povi Winder Lauri Ketchum Laurie Kersey Lynn Shield Manjushree Roy Megan Wimberley Mejo Okon Michelle Kondos Molly Lawson Nancy Rynes Natalie Campbell Nettie Rickerson Peggy Judy Rose Collins Sarah Webber Shari Michaud Shelly Vandermeulen Sherry Cobb-Kelleher Simone Silva Susan Humphrey Tammy Liu-Haller Tina Roy Tracey Goff Trish Stevenson Vanessa Rusczyk Victoria Gilmore
Winners of the Wild Flowers Western Art Show
We are happy to congratulate Cheryl Harley-Volz and Audrie Mergelman! the most deserving winners of the show
Also, we are grateful to our sponsors, Art of the West Magazine and Sarah Smith Silver for sponsoring the WILD FLOWERS Western Art Show, and to George and Western Gallery. Without their support it would not be possible to arrange such a wonderful show. Thank you so much!!
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