AAC Issue 19

Past Issue

Western Art Collector #19

March 2009

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Josh Elliott

Landscapes of the West

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Ed Mell

Abstract energy

78

Martin Grelle

Homage to the American West

82

Shawn Cameron

A cowgirl's diary

86

William Matthews

Horsemen; From Owyhee to the Pampas

90

Merrill Mahaffey

Icons

94

Frank Balaam

Light through the trees

98

Shaun Horne

Braving the elements

102

New Horizons

Group show focuses on landscapes

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Legacy of the American West

30 new works in varying themes and styles celebrating the Western genre

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Historic Trading Posts of the West

Six artists plus trading post memorabilia and photography celebrates these icons

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Western Classics

Traditional Western paintings and sculpture by more than 30 representational artists

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Michael Maczuga and Gregory Packard

Brushstrokes

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New Mexico Landscapes

Group show highlights beauty of northern New Mexico terrain

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The Savvy Collector's Preview Guide to Western Art Coming Available for Sale Coast to Coast



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Follow the Western Art Trail Calendar

Western Art Collector's Guide to Major Upcoming Events, Sales and Auctions

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Contemporary Visions of the West

New exhibition surveys John Nieto's greatest paintings created before and after his miraculous recovery. By Seth Hopkins

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The State of the Art: Colorado



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Free Spirit

Sculptor Sandy Scott applies her knowledge of design, form, aerodynamics and wildlife to create the illusion of flight. By John Geraghty

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Merging worlds

Renowned American artist Catharine Carter Critcher takes her place among the best of Taos Society painters. By John O'Hern

Auction and Event Previews


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Cultural Blend

The 51st annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair and Market fuses top American Indian art and artists with entertainment and education.

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Cowgirl Up!

Female artists ride into Wickenburg for Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of the West Invitational Exhibition & Sale.

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Night of Artists

Night of Artists Art Show and Sale rounds up top Western talent for invitational art exhibition and fixed-price sale.

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Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

Several works by R. Brownell McGrew highlight Fine American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture at Christie's.

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Mid-season Auction at Sotheby's

Important American Paintings and Sculpture Mid-Season sale will draw true collectors of early Taos Artists.

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Western Hospitality

C.M. Russell Art Auction and Exhibitor Show attracts top galleries, artists and attendees for weekend rendezvous celebrating the spirit of the Old West.

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Contemporay Classics

Altermann's Western Art Auction provides collectors a perfect opportunity to pick up quality works by some of the top Western artists working today.

Auction and Event Reports


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Western Pride

Denver opens 2009 with another successful Coors Western Art Exhibit and Sale, achieving over $550,000 in sales.

Galleries in this Issue







Netherwood Western Art

Netherwood Western Art

AZ




Rive Gauche Art Galleries

Rive Gauche Art Galleries

AZ


Scottsdale Art Auction

Scottsdale Art Auction

AZ

Settlers West Galleries

Settlers West Galleries

AZ

Settlers West Galleries

Settlers West Galleries

AZ



Journeys West Gallery

Journeys West Gallery

CA


Telluride Gallery of Fine Art

Telluride Gallery of Fine Art

CO