The Brinton Museum to Host Clyde Aspevig in Landscape & Beyond from June 5—July 31
Nationally acclaimed landscape painter featured in Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery
BIG HORN, Wyo (June 1, 2016) – The Brinton Museum will feature nationally acclaimed American landscape painter Clyde Aspevig for his solo exhibit, Clyde Aspevig: Landscape & Beyond, from June 5 through July 31 in the Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building’s Jacomien Mars Reception Gallery. A meet the artist reception for museum members will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 5. Clyde Aspevig: Landscape & Beyond includes 27 paintings representing Aspevig’s new work as well as a selection of oils dating back to 2013.
Well known by museums and world-class collectors, Clyde Aspevig is highly regarded as an accomplished American painter who uses vibrant color to depict spectacular Western landscapes. His exemplary talent to capture magnificent scenes in oil goes beyond that of mere representation; his superb paintings possess a special ability to draw the viewer into a given moment in time and place. Aspevig is the recipient of numerous awards going back to the 1980s, including the 1997 Prix de West Invitational Award, induction to the National Cowboy Hall of Fame; the prestigious 2006 Autry National Center John J. Geraghty Award; and the 2013 Edgar Payne Award for Best Landscape at the 102nd California Art Gold Medal Show, USC Fisher Museum of Art in Los Angeles, California.
About The Brinton Museum
Founded in 1960, The Brinton Museum is a fine arts institution devoted to preserving the art and history of the West. Located on the historic Quarter Circle A Ranch in the foothills of the majestic Bighorn Mountains, it features 19th, 20th and 21st century American and Indian Art in a setting that is art unto itself. The new Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Building opened in June 2015, propelling The Brinton to its highest-ever annual visitation when the museum welcomed more than 20,000 guests from all 50 states and 30 different countries.
Regular admission to The Brinton Museum is $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, and free for American Indians with tribal ID; active military, veterans and their families with military ID; and children 12 and under. The Brinton Museum also offers individual, family and corporate memberships, featuring a number of benefits, including free reciprocal admission to hundreds of museums throughout the U.S. Museum hours are 9:30-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The Brinton Museum is located at 239 Brinton Rd., in Big Horn, WY.