“Young Guns” Sees Most Successful Year


The 2023 Coors Western Art Exhibit and Sale, benefiting the National Western Scholarship Trust, ended recently after celebrating its 30th year anniversary.

From the organizers:

Thank you to all of our patrons, artists, buyers, volunteers, and visitors for another successful year of the Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale. We couldn’t have done it without you.

We are proud to announce that this was one of our most successful years in the show’s 30-year history. It was also the most successful year for Young Guns since it began in 2013.

Selling just over $1,010,000 we continue to support the careers of local, national, and international artists as well as contributing to the Scholarship Trust of the National Western Stock Show to further encourage future generations in agriculture, veterinary science, and rural medicine.

This year’s Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale winners are:

Best Of Show: Sophy Brown, “Lit Fuse and Count to Ten”

Western art - Sophy Brown, "Lit Fuse and Count to Ten"
Sophy Brown, “Lit Fuse and Count to Ten”

Artist’s Choice: Adrienne Stein, “Arc”

Western art - Adrienne Stein, "Arc"
Adrienne Stein, “Arc”

People’s Choice: Sally Maxwell, “Corvid #19 The Omen”

Western art - Sally Maxwell, "Corvid #19 The Omen"
Sally Maxwell, “Corvid #19 The Omen”

Fine Art Connoisseur Club: Diana Woods

Diana Woods
Art by Diana Woods

Fine Art Connoisseur Coors: Seth Tummins

Seth Tummins
Art by Seth Tummins

The Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale is an annual event and gallery exhibition associated with the National Western Stock Show (non-profit) in Denver, Colorado. Taking place each January, the Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale has become one of the finest exhibitions of contemporary Western art in the United States, featuring an eclectic mix of styles and mediums, with established artists to unknown talent.

The Young Guns of the National Western Stock Show is a social group that promotes art, philanthropy, Western culture, and networking for young professionals. With an annual event in December, social events throughout the year, and a strong connection to the West, the Young Guns are proud to represent Colorado’s next generation of leaders.

For more information, please visit coorswesternart.com.

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