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Jim Bob Swafford - Western Artist

Jim Bob Swafford

  Jim Bob was born in 1940 in Decatur, Texas the county seat of Wise. Jim Bob grew up as an oil field brat, as his dad followed the oil boom town jobs in the mid 1940’s. In the late 40’s and into his teen years, Jim Bob his time tending to the small family […]

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"Tried and True" by Lori Dalrymple

Lori Dalrymple

A traditional western artist, Lori Dalrymple was born and raised in rural southeastern Nebraska.  Brought up in a farming community, she was constantly surrounded by animals, and the cowboy way of life.  Lori’s deep pride and appreciation for where she comes from, along with her love of animals are reflected throughout her art.  In 1992, […]

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Gun Stock Carving by Lance Larson

Lance Larson – Western Wood Carving Artist

Lance is a lifelong outdoorsman.   Growing up in North Dakota, his Dad instilled in him a love of camping, hunting, and fishing throughout the Western U.S., Alaska, and Canada.  After college, his interests drew him to the mountains of Western Montana where he became a fly fishing guide.   He fished the world famous blue ribbon […]

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Sandy and Wilson by Cheryl A. Harley

Cheryl A. Harley – Western Artist

“I don’t know which I loved more as a child, my pencils, or my stick horses. I blame television’s Roy Rogers and Trigger for the horse obsession. Over time, I gradually began drawing realistic horses, and got more and more infatuated with the pencils. I still love the challenge of manipulating graphite between whispers of […]

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Garland Weeks - World Renowned Sculptor

Garland Weeks Joins the Western Art Rodeo Association

The Western Art Rodeo Association is proud to have the support and endorsement of Garland Weeks, world renowned sculptor. Garland was elected to full membership in the National Sculpture Society and to the National Academy of Western Art in 1990. As extra kudos, he was selected as the Official Sculptor of Texas in 1995 by […]

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