Magazine article Southwest Art

Fall Shows in the Tetons

Magazine article Southwest Art

Fall Shows in the Tetons

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Various locations, September 6-26

THE MAGNIFICENT Grand Tetons form a dramatic backdrop for the resort town of Jackson, WY. The scenic spot is known as a ski destination with western flavor, but it also boasts a thriving art scene. Every September the mountain retreat hosts the popular Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival, and the streets bustle with artists and art aficionados who congregate for gallery openings, museum shows, and an art auction. This year's extravaganza features more than 50 separate artrelated events, which are complemented by an array of concerts, cowboy poetry readings, and fine cuisine. The festival's featured artist this year is painter and local resident Amy Ringholz [see page 78].

Several premier visual arts events unfold during the festival, including the annual Western Visions: Miniatures and More Show & Sale at the National Museum of Wildlife Art. This year's show opens on September 14 and presents works by 150 top painters and sculptors, including Richard Loffler, Tucker Smith, Bart Rulon, Andrew Denman, Michael Godfrey, Bart Walter, Diana Reuter-Twining, Lindsay Scott, and Kent Ullberg. "We are very excited to be celebrating our 25th anniversary with so many artists who have been with us since the early days of the museum," says Adam Duncan Harris, curator of art. "We continue to bring our patrons the best in traditional and contemporary art and are always looking for exciting new artists to add to our show. This year guests can expect to see a wide range of great wildlife, landscape, and western art."

The anniversary celebration includes the unveiling of Loffler's 64-foot-long sculpture BUFFALO TRAIL on the museum's new Sculpture Trail. …

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