Quest For The West®

Art Show and Sale

Opening Weekend: Sept. 6-7, 2019

Public Exhibition: Sept. 8-Oct. 6, 2019

Enjoy Hoosier hospitality at this must-see show and sale, featuring the country’s biggest names in Western art. Meet the artists in an intimate setting and purchase art in a luck-of-the-draw sale.

TOP WESTERN ARTISTS SHARE THE STORIES OF THE AMERICAN WEST

Presented by The Western Art Society

What is it: Masterpieces on display at Quest for the West® capture moments in time that range from the early days of settlers in the rugged West to contemporary expressions of our lives today. Now in its 14th year, Quest is considered to be one of the top Western art shows in the country. Opening weekend attendees will be the first to see and bid on paintings and sculptures by more than 50 of the most prominent artists in a “luck of the draw” sale and a miniature art sale. Expect to make memories that you’ll fondly recall for years to come.

Who is it for: Whether you are an avid Western art collector or just beginning your art-collecting journey, Quest for the West® is one of the most intriguing shows you can attend.

2019 Quest Co-chairs

Welcome to the 14th annual
Quest for the West® Art Show & Sale.
To learn more about Opening Weekend activities for preregistered guests, just click on the links below.
Friday, September 6

Friday, September 6, 2019

10 a.m. – 7 p.m: Registration; Quest exhibit open to registered participants

Noon – 12:15 p.m.: Shuttles depart Eiteljorg Museum for host homes

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.: Mingle with artists and other guests at two hosts’ homes – food and beverages provided – shuttles will return guests to museum

5 p.m.: Doors open for reception and miniature art sale preview with food and beverages; Place ballots in boxes for “luck of the draw” miniature art sale until 8 p.m.

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Program honoring 2018 Quest Artist of Distinction David Wright and his special exhibit

7:30 – 8 p.m.: Final chance to place ballots in boxes for “luck of the draw” miniature art sale

8 p.m. – Drawing

8:15 – 9 p.m. – Purchase miniature art; take it home

Saturday, September 7

Saturday, September 7, 2019

9 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Registration

10 a.m. – 11 a.m.: View Quest for the West® art in the gallery

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Luncheon and announcement of the Harrison Eiteljorg Purchase Award winner

1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.: Panel discussion: How Quest Artists Create Artwork Available for Purchase at This Year’s Sale – A Panel of Artists Explain and Illustrate Their Process

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Quest gallery is closed

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Reception and intent to purchase and the Quest gallery open

6:30 p.m. – 7:20 p.m.: Luck of the draw art sale

8 p.m.: Banquet and awards ceremony

Sunday, September 8

Sunday, September 8, 2019

9 a.m. – 10 a.m.: Breakfast at the Eiteljorg; Quest gallery open and art is available for purchase

Noon – 5:00 p.m.:  Quest for the West® Art Show is open to the public. Art not sold at the Sept. 7 sale may be purchased from the Eiteljorg Museum through Sunday, October 6, 2019.

A Selection Of Works From

QUEST FOR THE WEST® 2019

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Abeyta 2019 (2)
ABEYTA, TONY

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balciar-2016a
BALCIAR, GERALD

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buxton-2015 (1)
BUXTON, JOHN

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Case 2018
CASE, RUSSELL G.

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Cheever 2018
CHEEVER, BRUCE

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cherry-2015
CHERRY, TIM

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Corbett 2018
CORBETT, ROX

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Cotton 2018
COTTON, BRENT

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dean-2016
DEAN, GLENN

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devenyns-2015
DEVENYNS, STEVE

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donahue-2015
DONAHUE, MIKEL

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dudash-2015
DUDASH, MICHAEL

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eisenach-2016
EISENACH, BARRY

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Elliott 2018
ELLIOTT, JOSH

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eubanks-2015
EUBANKS, TONY

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fawcett-2015-(2)8b473e7383196cfa95f8ff0000b85c99
FAWCETT, JOHN

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Fellows 2019
FELLOWS, DEBORAH COPENHAVER

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griffing-2016
GRIFFING, ROBERT

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Grossmann 2018
GROSSMAN, DAVID

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hagege-2016
HAGEGE, LOGAN MAXWELL

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hallmark-2016
HALLMARK, GEORGE

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hollebeke-2016
HOLLEBEKE, KARIN

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Howell-Sickles 2018
HOWELL-SICKLES, DONNA

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hyde-20156d533e7383196cfa95f8ff0000b85c99
HYDE, DOUG

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isaac-2015-smallerd1563e7383196cfa95f8ff0000b85c99
ISAAC, TERRY

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kelsey-2015
KELSEY, GREG

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Kelso 2018
KELSO, MARK

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mattson-2015-smaller1e573e7383196cfa95f8ff0000b85c99
MATTSON, CURT

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mcgurl-2015
MCGURL, JOSEPH

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melaine-2015
MELAINE, KRYSTII

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milhomme-2015-smaller
MILHOMME, DENIS

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moore-2015
MOORE, JAY

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moyers-2015-smaller
MOYERS, JOHN

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TK Moyers 2018
MOYERS, TERRI KELLY

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murphy-2015
MURPHY, BRENDA

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newcomb-2015
NEWCOMB, ROCK

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nisbet-2015
NISBET, P.A.

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peters-2015
PETERS, ROBERT

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post-2015
POST, HOWARD

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presse-2015
PRESSE, HEIDE

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rogers-2015
ROGERS, SCOTT

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roldan-de-moras-2015-smaller
ROLDAN-DE-MORAS, GLADYS

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Santillanes 2019
SANTILLANES, DAVE

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scott-2015
SCOTT, SANDY

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Situ 2019
SITU, MIAN

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a-smith-2015
SMITH, ADAM

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d-smith-2015
SMITH, DANIEL

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solano-2015
SOLANO, NATHAN

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Wright 2018

 

WRIGHT, H. DAVID

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Featured Event:

QUEST ART SALE

These timeless works of art will be available for sale for collectors to enjoy. Seize the opportunity to meet the artists and participate in one of the most prominent Western art sales in the country.

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Become A 2019 Sponsor

Quest sponsorships, available for individuals, galleries and corporations, provide benefits including opening weekend registration, while helping to defray costs related to hosting Quest for the West® and supporting the Eiteljorg Museum.

PRESENTERS

We’d like to thank our generous presenting sponsor, who makes it possible for our Quest For The West® artists to share their gifts with our community through this exhibition.

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SPONSORS

Trail Bosses

  • L.G. and Alyce Edwards
  • Stephen and Jane Marmon
  • Patsy Solinger
  • Bill and Roberta Witchger

Drovers

  • Angie and Dick Darlington
  • Alan Gerry
  • Tom and Patty Gibbs
  • Gita and Joe Osborne
  • Mel and Joan Perelman

Mavericks

  • Caryn and David Anderson
  • Tom & Evelyn Seeley
  • Faegre Baker Daniels Eiteljorg Corporate Sponsor

Buckaroos

  • Stan and Sandy Hurt

  • Dr. & Mrs. John Moenning
  • Mickey and Janie Maurer
  • Patte and Frank Owings
  • Michelle Haynes and Dick Reese
  • Stephen and Sharon Zimmerman

With additional support from:

  • Easter Conservation Services

Eiteljorg Keepsake Sponsors

  • Stephen and Jane Marmon
  • Catherine Turner

Prize Sponsors

  • Harrison Eiteljorg Purchase Award
    • The Western Art Society
  • Henry Farny Award for Best Painting
    • Stephen and Jane Marmon
  • Cyrus Dallin Award for Best Sculpture
    • Carla and Mike Leppert
  • Artists’ Choice Award
    • Phyllis Cockerill
  • Patrons’ Choice Award
    • The Booth Western Art Museum

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