Today’s West! Contemporary Art from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Through April 13, 2014 – Special Exhibition Gallery
Drawn from the collection of the world famous museum in Cody, Wyoming, Today’s West! will immerse visitors in the artistic developments occurring in Western art over the past 50 years. Both paralleling and complementing the Booth’s permanent collection, artists including Fritz Scholder, Bill Schenck, Anne Coe, Jim Bama and Carrie Ballantyne are featured. For more information on Today’s West!, click here.
©Tom Palmore, Where Elegance Meets Fear, 1996, acrylic on canvas, 46 x 46”, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Gift of Edward R. Bazinet Foundation, 22.96
Taking the Reins! The Art of Donna Howell-Sickles
Through April 27, 2014 – Temporary Exhibition Gallery
Among the most recognized women artists in the West, this Texas native is known for her joyful, whimsical imagery of cowgirl heroines and their animal counterparts. These iconic figures, seen in more than 30 of the artist’s mixed media works, inhabit a realm between history and mythology, conveying timeless tales from frontiers of long ago, in a contemporary context. For more information on the Taking the Reins! exhibit, click here.
©Donna Howell-Sickles, Not Without Its Ups and Downs, 2001, mixed media, 59.5 x 39.5”
Windows of the Soul: A Portrait of America by Susan K. Friedland
Through April 6, 2014 – Borderlands Gallery
This exhibition is a visual journey across America featuring over 30 mixed media works, including assemblage boxes, photographs, encaustic paintings, and sculpture. Friedland’s imagery highlights the often overlooked beauty and structure of everyday life with passion and style. Her work has been featured in Cowboys and Indians Magazine and the Breman Jewish Heritage Museum.
©Susan Kazlow Friedland, Grandfather Tells Interesting Stories, 2002, mixed media assemblage, 20 x 18”
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