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There Is No One Like Everett Raymond Kinstler

by Bob Bahr Everett Raymond Kinstler painted astronauts and presidents, Cagney and Hepburn, Clinton and Nixon, Tom Wolfe and Tony Bennett. He's been the inspiration for thousands of artists across the country and beyond. And somehow, almost...

No Chance of Him Being Forgotten

SKBer John Phelps finds multiple ways of honoring and remembering his son, Chance, a fallen hero and Marine Lance Corporal. He gets help from everyone from the President’s Chief of Staff to Jim Parkman.

In the Audubon Tradition Exhibit & Sale

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,...

Thoroughly Skilled & Ready to Boost SKB

Attention to detail and an emphasis on meeting students where they are. That’s the Rod Lawrence way. He’s a featured instructor at SKB’s 2019 Artists Rendezvous & Workshop in Dubois, Wyoming.

Danita Finds the Small Stuff

By Bob Bahr Danita Sayers pays attention. Part of it is her personality, part of it is her job, part of it is her circumstances. She lives in a remote portion of the Wind River Mountains, by design. And she thrives there because Sayers understands the land and its...

When Conservation Means Buying Bomas

Guy Combes' Quick Draw donation for the 2014 SKB auction By Bob Bahr Sure, many people care about conservation efforts. An even higher percentage of wildlife artists feel that way. But how many go so far as to buy bomas for sanctuaries? Guy Combes does. So there's...

One Young Adult’s Path to SKB

By Bob Bahr How do you get to an SKB Artists Rendezvous? The same way you get to Carnegie Hall—practice. Age matters. It's a bit harder for a teen to get to the annual Dubois workshop put on by the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation. Fifteen-year-olds, for example, only...

Small Works Winners in Dubois

One element of SKB's  Rendezvous/Workshop in Dubois, WY that adds to the excitement for participants is the Small Works Show, which awards prizes. At the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation's 17th Annual Artists Rendezvous in September 2018, the following took home...

Dubois Plein Air Painting Map

Below are the most popular location In Dubois, Wyoming, this week 150 artists have gathered for our annual workshop. A exciting part of the experience is to do a little plein air painting. To help with this, we have created a "Plein Air Location Map."...

A Unique Exhibition Deep in the Art of Texas

‘The Life & Times of Charles Goodnight:’  A Unique Exhibition Deep in the Art of Texas By Spring Sault | Texas Hill Country | July 3, 2018   A new fine art exhibition, opening at the Bryan Museum in Galveston on June 30, focuses on western folklore with “The...

Around the World

An art education fundraiser for Susan K Black Foundation,  a 7-course dinner in Santa Fe, New Mexico to raise money for the Susan K Black Foundation. This foundation provides grants for art education all over the United States. Chef Shannon Smith will be joined by...

“Lonesome Dove” Comes to Life at The Bryan Museum

The incredibly talented Bill Wittliff will join J.P. Bryan in The Bryan Museum’s Conservatory for a conversation about Bill’s life as a famed Texas storyteller, photographer, publisher, book collector, archivist, and writer. As the producer of the...

New exhibit tells story of Texas trailblazer

By BARBARA CANETTI  Correspondent - July 1, 2018 GALVESTON, TEXAS A new exhibit at The Bryan Museum is an art installation as well as a history lesson telling the story of Charles Goodnight, one of the best known Texas cattle ranchers in the 1800s. A dozen large oil...

Goodnight Exhibit Opens at the Bryan Museum

The Life and Times of Charles Goodnight Innovator, entrepreneur, conservationist: Charles Goodnight left his mark on the West. With his partner, Oliver Loving, he pioneered the Goodnight-Loving cattle trail. He invented one of the earliest food-trucks, the chuckwagon,...