Prix de West Invitational Art Exhibition & Sale runs June 9 through August 9, 2017 at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St., Oklahoma City, OK
The Museum hosts its annual exhibition of more than 300 paintings and sculpture by the finest contemporary Western artists in the nation. This premier art exhibition features works ranging from historical pieces that reflect the early days of the West, to more contemporary and impressionistic works of art. Landscapes, wildlife art, and illustrative scenes are always highlighted in the exhibition. Prix de West Opening Weekend events include seminars, artist demonstrations, receptions, awards, and trunk show at The Museum Store. Works remain on display through August 6. The exhibition galleries open to the public at 10:00 a.m. on June 9.
An excellent catalogue is available, featuring the work of all 97 participating artists in this year’s prestigious invitational art exhibit that is truly the “best of the West.” Visit the online version here.
“April Greens,” the 40” x 30” oil painting entry by Scott L. Christensen, marks his 22nd year participating in the Prix de West.
pdw.nationalcowboymuseum.org (online catalogue)
link to short video on object restoration (Restoring Art History) at the museum
link to short video on the Prix de West events