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A summer of celebrating Native American art and artists

By Sandy Schmidt, former public programs manager The reopening of the Eiteljorg’s Native American Galleries is thrilling, overdue and a cause for celebration. There are many ways to celebrate: food, gifts, cards, high-fives or social media posts. Sometimes, the best...

Weisfield, Gayle

Gayle Weisfield Born 1951, Ogden, Utah lives in Taos, New Mexico FORMALLY TRAINED IN ART AND ARCHITECTURE, Gayle followed the western path with a series of creative adventures. She has added watercolor artist, teacher, inventor, traveler, saloon-keeper, and restorer...

Romero, Mateo

Mateo Romero Born 1966 in Berkley, California; lives in Pueblo of Pojoaque, New Mexico CONTEMPORARY COCHITI PUEBLO PAINTER, Mateo Romero is an internationally known artist. He is the recipient of the prestigious Native Arts and Cultures Foundation National Artist...

Oelze, Don

Don Oelze Born 1965 in Invercargill, New Zeland; lives in Clancy, Montana DON WAS BORN IN NEW ZEALAND to American parents. From an early age, he developed a fascination with America, especially with the lifestyle and representation of cowboys and Indians. In primary...

Haskell, William

William Haskell Born 1963 in Wisconsin; Lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico Notable Exhibits 2022 The Briscoe Western Art Museum, Night of Artists Exhibition and Sale 2022 National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Small Works , Great Wonders 2021 Mountain Oyster Club,...

Gutting, Abigail

Abigail Gutting Born 1984 in Arizona; lives in Northern Idaho ABIGAIL PAINTS TO PORTRAY THE CULTURE AND WILDLIFE OF THE AMERICAN WEST. Gutting’s artistic practice begun at a young age, when her mother allowed her to work alongside in her painting studio. Her mother,...

Fawcett, John

John Fawcett, Born 1952 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; lives in Clark, Colorado ALTHOUGH HE WAS INTERESTED IN ART as a boy, John Fawcett initially pursued a career in veterinary medicine. However, the desire to paint was always there, so in 1996, after practicing for twenty...

Elliott, Josh

Josh Elliott Born 1973 in Great Falls, Montana; lives in Helena, Montana A THIRD-GENERATION ARTIST, Josh Elliott was raised to appreciate art. His grandfather studied with Grant Wood and dabbled in all sorts of artistic pursuits. His father, wildlife artist Steve...

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Volunteer Recognition Night

July 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Bizhiki Culture and Dance Company Family Day

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