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Round 2 of the 2018 World Finals is finishing up and the Public Votes are in. Here are the results of the public voters! Thank you for sharing the work of these amazing Western Artists. We appreciate your support. Round 3 Public Voting Starts December 17th, 2018!...
Round 1 of the 2018 World Finals is finishing up and the Public Votes are in. Here are the results! Thank you for sharing the work of these amazing Western Artists. We appreciate your support. Round 2 Public Voting Starts December 10th, 2018!
This is an exciting day for the WARA and our valued members! The Results are in for the 2018 Fall Gather and the World Standings have been updated. Congratulations to all the contestants and Troy Flaharty for taking Best of Show...
Debra Bruner Artist Statement and Bio Early in life I discovered an affinity for creating art in a variety of forms. I began with simple drawings of my favorite animals. Expanding into sculptured art for many years, birds and wildlife became my focus. I am...
Misty Biros The physical world collectively swirls around us: plants, animals, landscape. I have a deep respect for all the beautiful features of the earth. From the splendor of hiking with my dogs under a pine canopy to listening to the water course against the rocks...
Marla Smith Painting the American West I was born in Prescott, AZ. The beautiful Southwest where I grew up has always been close to my heart. I spent much of my youth exploring, hiking and riding. Being raised in a rural setting and enjoying this freedom...
Jerry Simchuk Jerry grew up in the Northwest where he began to develop his keen eye for wildlife and love of nature. Days spent fishing, hunting, hiking, and caring for a variety of animals on his family's farm filled his days, while his nights were spent...
Katherine Settle Ruland My brand of painting style was heavily influenced in college under the direction of a master watercolorist, teaching me how to achieve the details and colors that I love. While working towards my degree in art education, I spent a lot of time...