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Logan Maxwell Hagege, “Winds Will Come and Go,” oil, 38 x 43 in.

Fine art exhibition news: Prix de West® Art Show and Sale set at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum (Oklahoma City, OK) has announced its 46th “Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition & Sale,” June 8–9, 2018. The annual exhibition offers more than 300 paintings and sculptures by contemporary Western artists.

Prix de West features works ranging from historical subject matter that reflects the early days of the West, to more contemporary and impressionistic artistic expressions. Landscapes, wildlife art, and illustrative scenes are showcased. Works remain on display and available for purchase through August 5, 2018.

New this year, Prix de West welcomes renowned artist Robert Griffing. Guest artists include Joel Johnson and Benjamin Wu.

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Robert Griffing, “Cherokee Caravan,” oil on linen, 30 x 50 in.

“Our 46th annual Prix de West exhibition and sale is both a visual and social showcase of how the Museum celebrates the American West through incredible art,” said Museum president and CEO Natalie Shirley. “It is our honor to host famed principal artists along with their paintings and sculptures of the highest quality found in today’s studios, galleries, and museums.”

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Joel R. Johnson, “Winter Silence,” transparent watercolor, 25 x 38 in.
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Benjamin Wu, “On the Oregon Trail,” oil on linen, 36 x 56 in.

Prix de West opening weekend events include seminars, artist demonstrations, a live auction, master art classes, receptions, awards, an art sale, and a trunk show at the Museum Store. Reservations are required for most Prix de West opening weekend events; to make reservations, see a full schedule, or arrange a bid by proxy, visit nationalcowboymuseum.org/prixdewest.

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