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Michael Dudash Born 1952 in Mankato, Minnesota; lives in Rathdrum, Idaho BORN AND RAISED IN MINNESOTA, C. Michael Dudash settled in the Green Mountains of Vermont, where he began his full-time career as an artist and oil painter in 1977. Trained in the fine arts, his decision...

Barry Eisenach Born 1952 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska; lives in Arvada, Colorado AFTER TWENTY THREE YEARS as an illustrator and graphic designer, Barry Eisenach made the decision to pursue a career in figurative painting and sculpture. A native of the west he endeav­ors to be historically accurate in...

Scenes from the old West will come to life in paintings and sculptures that will fill the galleries of the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, with the opening of the 14th annual Quest for the West® Art Show and Sale, Friday, Sept....

Adam Smith Born 1984, in Medina, Minnesota; lives in Manhattan, Montana BORN IN MEDINA, MINNESOTA and raised in Bozeman, Montana, Smith has spent twenty seven years surrounded by the incredible wonders of western wildlife and has worked to master the art of its accurate rendering. Smith studies nature...

Karin Hollebeke Born 1949, in Wolfsburg, Germany; lives in Vernal, Utah German born Hollebeke, a professional artist since 1972, currently lives, paints and ranches in Utah.  Hollebeke first became interested in art while in her teens, and consequently studied Fine Art and Art History, Sculpture, Illustration and...

Greg Kelsey Born 1971, in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma; lives in Ignacio, Colorado AN HONEST LOOK at Greg Kelsey’s sculpture reveals his intensity for both form and subject. No matter the subject, it is his belief that form is the most significant thing about a sculpture. Kelsey states, “It...

Scenes from the old West will come to life in paintings and sculptures that will fill the galleries of the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, with the opening of the 14th annual Quest for the West® Art Show and Sale, Friday, Sept....

Curt Mattson Born 1956, in Fullerton, California; lives in Cave Creek, Arizona “WHAT I DESIRE for the art I create,” says Curt Mattson, “is a piece that is compelling and artistically challenging, that will grab viewers’ attention and not let them go.” Mattson succeeds, due in part to...

Joseph McGurl Born 1958, in Boston, Massachusetts; lives in Cataumet, Massachusetts JOSEPH MCGURL is one of the most sought after and influential landscape artists currently working in America.  His work is included in the Forbes and Mellon collections and is part of multiple museum collections.  Joseph has recently...

Krystii Melaine Born 1963 in Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia; lives in Colbert, Washington AT THE AGE OF FOUR, Krystii Melaine announced that she was going to be an artist. At seven she won her first art competition and she was taking commissions for paintings by the age of...

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