Eisenach, Barry

Eisenach, Barry

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. 6, 2019. In one gallery, the only gallery like it in the state of Indiana, visitors can see and be the first to bid on millions of dollars in artwork from some of the country’s biggest names in Western art.  Meet Quest for the West® artist Barry Eisenach.

Eisenach 2016

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 his subject matter as well as trying to capture the humanity and personality of the individuals his work portrays . He was elected to membership in the Northwest Rendezvous Group in 2003, is a Fellow of the National Sculpture Society, and has been honored with several awards from each group. Eisenach’s work is included in numerous public and private collections and has been featured in exhibits at numerous museums including Scottsdale’s Museum of the West, and the Woolaroc Museum in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.

Notable Awards and Achievements
      Big Horn Rendezvous of Art, Joe Halko Heritage Award (also 2016)
2009       Montana Historical Society, Western Rendezvous of Art, Heritage Award (also 2006, 2007, 2008)
2009       Montana Historical Society, Western Rendezvous of Art, Award of Merit (also 2004, 2008)
2003       National Sculpture Society Annual Exhibition, Silver Rose Award
2003       Montana Historical Society, Western Rendezvous of Art, Montana Historical Society Legacy Award
2003       Bosque Arts Center, Bosque Art Classic, Gold Medal for Sculpture (also 2002)
2002       Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, Western Spirit Art Show and Sale, Best in Show
1999       National Sculpture Society Annual Exhibition, John Spring Art Founder Award

Selected Publications
Art of the West
Southwest Art

National Sculpture Society
Northwest Rendezvous Group

Gallery Representation
Saks Galleries, Denver, Colorado
Wilcox Galleries, Jackson, Wyoming
Wild Horse Gallery, Steamboat Springs, Colorado