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Tribute to Mort Solberg 2022

Tribute to Mort Solberg 2022

A small initial remembrance of Mort Solberg, our dear friend, artist buddy, master artist, fabulous instructor, and long time board member of the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation.

A Generous Donation from James E. Parkman

A Generous Donation from James E. Parkman

The Bryan Museum is thrilled to accept a generous donation from James E. Parkman of 13 paintings created by artist Lee Cable as a permanent gift to the Museum. This portfolio of stunning oil paintings details the life and story of famous cowman and plainsman Charles...

SKB Leads the Way With Online Art Education

SKB Leads the Way With Online Art Education

by Bob Bahr For a moment last April, the 19th edition of SKB's Dubois workshop seemed on the verge of cancellation because of the pandemic affecting the United States. But the brain trust behind the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation figured out how to present the art...

22 (More) Reasons to Attend the Online SKB Workshop

22 (More) Reasons to Attend the Online SKB Workshop

For 19 years, you had to travel to Wyoming (or, the first year, to Colorado) to reap the benefits of the Susan Kathleen Black Workshop. Attendees loved the relative isolation of Dubois, Wyoming, which fostered a convivial, family atmosphere of learning. Well, the...

Courage & Encouragement

Courage & Encouragement

A new book by Rosie Hartmann and longtime SKBer Terry Stanley offers courage and encouragement to artists who feel stuck or feel like they have not met their potential.

How to Draw a Winged Lion

Monte Moore can paint anything from a Star Wars Stormtrooper to a Solbergesque elk. Here’s why he came to SKB’s 2019 Artist Rendezvous & Workshop, in Dubois, WY.

John James Audubon’s Flamingo

Although Audubon’s poses are sometimes not convincingly naturalistic, they do have a sense of the quick about them. These birds were alive, and became alive again in Audubon’s drawings.

“In the Audubon Tradition” Exhibition

This fall the newly renovated Cincinnati Museum Center is celebrating the 200th anniversary of its Museum of Natural History & Science. Founded in 1818 as the Western History Society, its doors opened in 1820. Its first employee was famed naturalist and artist,...