To Authentically Preserve & Perpetuate The Culture of Western Life in Fine Art.
Cowboy Artists of America. A 50 Year Quest.
In 1964, three artists, Joe Beeler, Charlie Dye, and Johnny Hampton, who shared a love of the cowboy life, went to a Mexico ranch to work cattle. The men hit it off so well that they returned to the United States with a bond which they sealed at an Oak Creek Tavern meeting with George Phippen in […] Read More
Prescott Western Heritage Foundation Award
Bill Nebeker & I were thrilled when Dennis Gallagher & the Prescott Western Heritage Foundation named him one of the awardees at their annual dinner on Sat. We were even happier to have our life-long friend & talented poet, writer, singer & keeper of western history & heritage, Sally Bates introduce Bill to the crowd. So […] Read More
Harold T. Holden Inducted Into Oklahoma Hall of Fame
Congratulations to Cowboy Artists of American member, Harold Holden and wife Edna Mae! Enid News & Eagle Kremlin artist whose name is a household word around here will be given high honors tonight. Harold T. Holden, known simply as “H” to friends and acquaintances, is one of seven Oklahomans who will be inducted into the Oklahoma […] Read More
CAs Greene And Grelle Host Annual Workshop
For the 23rd year in a row, Bruce Greene and Martin Grelle combined to teach a weekend workshop in Bosque County, Texas, which is home to both of these CA artists. The latest workshop was held on the first weekend of November, 2014, and was attended by 20 artists of various levels of accomplishment who […] Read More
Remembering Bill Owen
The great Bill Owen’s (1942-2013) paintings often suggest stories. They invite you in. This one, “Waiting Out the Storm,” is a perfect example. Bill Owen was a cowboy’s painter. His web site tells, “Bill always felt compelled to record what he believed to be the true endangered species of our time: the contemporary working cowboy. […] Read More
The Mission: To authentically preserve and perpetuate the culture of western life in fine art