What a wonderful way to wrap up the Spring show season!
Despite concerns about the economy, art collectors are proving
their dedication by continuing to seek fine art as an enhancement to
The annual Texas State Arts and Crafts Fair followed on the heels
of a great Spring Cottonwood Art Festival in Richardson, TX.
The TACEF Fair is held on the grounds of Schreiner College in
Kerrville, TX, and is the only official art event sponsored by the State
of Texas. It has developed a reputation for having the finest array of
professional Texas fine art talent and attracts collectors from every
corner of the state and around the nation.
My thanks to each of the new and return collectors whom made this
an outstanding event.
The first weekend in June found us at the Texas Longhorn Breeders
Assoc. of America’s World Show Ft. Worth, TX.
It is always a thrill to be surrounded by the most superb
examples of this magnificent breed, and this year’s show was no
The Durnal Ranch in Bayard, NE beckons with the first annual
All-Girl Longhorn Round-up being held in late June.
I will be riding with the 40 women hand–selected to participate
in moving Judy Durnal’s herd of longhorns to summer pasture.
We will also be entertained around the campfire by World Champion
Roper, Joan Wells, while we sample the longhorn cuisine created by a New
York chef. Located on the
high plateaus favored by the Sioux Indians for their summer camps, it
will be another adventure to add to my journey through Life.
Chuck and I will be taking a break from shows for the remainder
of the summer, except for a small exhibit in Ingram, TX.
We will be traveling to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and to the
Rockies of Colorado during the break.
After a period of intense shows, followed by an overload of
visual images, it will be a well-earned break for both of us.
I look forward to letting the creativity flow freely through my
fingers while we re-charge our batteries.
will be debuting the new print of a Bald Eagle portrait in the Fall
series of shows. It, along
with several small originals, will be available for your viewing then.
Watch for them here online as they are completed.
Country Arts Foundation – July 12-14 – Ingram, TX