Bighorn Rendezvous Art Show & Sale at The Brinton Museum

opening date: July 22, event dates: August 3 & 4, 2018

BIG HORN, Wyo (July 7, 2018) The Brinton Museum will again present Bighorn Rendezvous Art Show & Sale, featuring nearly 180 works of art by 33 members of the Northwest Rendezvous Group of Artists and 7 Guest Artists. This exhibit opens in The Brinton’s S. K. Johnston, Jr. Family Gallery and the Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery on July 22nd. An Artists’ Reception, Banquet & Art Sale with the Northwest Rendezvous Group of Artists and Guests takes place on Friday, August 3, beginning at 4:30 PM. Tickets can be reserved online at A Quick Draw & Live Auction will be held on Saturday, August 4. The Northwest Rendezvous Group of Artists boasts the prestige of being the first contemporary Western artists group to introduce the ‘Quick Draw’ at art events.

Museum visitors on Saturday will have the opportunity to meet and talk with the artists working ‘en plein air’ in various locations on the museum grounds, creating original art in what is a “quick on the draw” style of working. Activities start at 8 AM. A spirited auction of Quick Draw art on the Brinton Pavilion begins at 12:30 PM. The Quick Draw Auction benefits the artists, Northwest Rendezvous Group and The Brinton Museum. In appreciation of the kindhearted generosity of our Bighorn Rendezvous Art Show & Sale sponsors, and the greater Sheridan community for its invaluable support of The Brinton, Saturday’s Quick Draw & Live Auction are offered as FREE admission, and all museum exhibits are open to the public, at no charge as well. Tickets to a Bighorn Rendezvous Brunch Buffet (Saturday, 9:30 to noon) are also available online, or can be purchased at the Admissions Desk. Enjoy mimosas and Bloody Marys available for purchase to accompany the buffet menu!

Participating Northwest Rendezvous Group of Artists:
William Alther (Denver, CO), Bye Bitney (Somers, MT), Joseph Bohler (Monument, CO), John Budicin (San Bernardino, CA), George Bumann (Gardiner, MT), Lorenzo Chavez (Parker, CO), Barry Eisenach (Arvada, CO), Josh Elliott (Helena, MT), Tony Eubanks (Clifton, TX), Gerald Fritzler (Mesa, CO), Veryl Goodnight (Mancos, CO), Tony Hochstetler (Fort Collins, CO), Gary Kapp (Provo, UT), Jim Lamb (Sammamish, WA), Joan Larue (Tucson, AZ), Robert Lemler (Phoenix, AZ), Huihan Liu (Santa Rosa, CA), Tom Lockhart (Canon City, CO), Jim Morgan (Mendon, UT), Ned Mueller (Renton, WA), Paul Mullally (Seattle, WA), Ralph Oberg (Montrose, CO), John Potter (Red Lodge, MT), Don Prechtel (Creswell, OR), Grant Redden (Evanston, WY), Rosetta (Loveland, CO), Tom Saubert (Kalispell, MT), Greg Scheibel (Bozeman, MT), Sandy Scott (Lander, WY), W. Steve Seltzer (Great Falls, MT), Matt Smith (Scottsdale, AZ), George Strickland (Tucson, AZ) and Jim Wilcox (Jackson, WY).

Participating Guest Artists:
Jill Carver (Rico, CO), Julie Jeppsen (Victor, MT), Kathryn Mapes Turner (Jackson, WY), Krystii Melaine (Colbert, WA), Gregory Packard (Montrose, CO), Chessney Sevier (Buffalo, WY) and Spike Ress (Parowan, UT)