Wildlife sculpture of a newt
Tony Hochstetler (b. 1964), "Rough Skinned Newt," 2023, bronze (edition of 15), 8 x 10 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.

“Wild West: Wildlife Art, Past and Present” is the title of the Steamboat Art Museum’s latest exhibition, which traces how the essence and beauty of the American West’s animals have captivated talented artists for more than a century.

Guest-curated by collector Tim Newton, the exhibition features more than 90 works borrowed from private collections and museums, along with works created by 35 living artists, many for sale. The media involved encompass oil, scratchboard, charcoal, watercolor, and bronze.

The historical masters represented on the exhibition checklist include Herbert Dunton, Bob Kuhn, Lanford Monroe, and Carl Rungius. Among the living artists are Douglas Allen, Bill Alther, Greg Beecham, Jim Bortz, Ray Brown, Tim Cherry, Mark Eberhard, Sandy Graves, Tony Hochstetler, Nancy Howe, T.D. Kelsey, Mark Kelso, Steve Kestrel, Rich Loffler, Bonnie Marris, Walter Matia, Sally Maxwell, Jim Morgan, Peregrine O’Gormley, Tom Quinn, Paul Rhymer, Amy Ringholz, Lindsay Scott, Sandy Scott, Tim Shinabarger, Kyle Simms, Dan Smith, Tucker Smith, Jill Soukup, Pati Stajcar, Josh Tobey, Ezra Tucker, Dustin Van Wechel, and Curtis Zabel.

At a Glance:
Steamboat Art Museum
“Wild West: Wildlife Art, Past and Present”
Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Through April 13, 2023

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