Expressing the Rural West - Into the Future!

Wade Saddle by Dave Rigby

Wade Saddle
by Dave Rigby,
Item 41

January 19 - September 8, 2014

Western Folklife Center Wiegand Gallery
501 Railroad Street
Elko, Nevada

Premiering during the 30th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, this exhibition celebrates the new renaissance of western artistry among young gearmakers and visual artists. Follow the excitement of Expressing the Rural West—Into the Future on Facebook: meet the gearmakers and see their artistry! Most of the items featured in the exhibition are for sale. See the price list. For more information, contact the Western Folklife Center Gift Shop at 1-888-880-5885 extension 234.

We are pleased to present works from these artists: Tim Alden, Hannah Ballantyne, Ty Berg, Nathan Boies, Brody Bolton, Jake Brown, Braidie Butters, Ryan Carpenter, Tabor Dahl, Keith Duncan, Garrett Duncan, Laura Estes, Asher Freeman, Jake Gould, Katie Groves, Scott Jason Hall, Pat Horlacher, JW Jacobs, Justin Jacobucci, Jason Jaeger, Kricket Keetch, Clair Kehrberg, Gloria Keys, Barry King, Tad Knowles, Taylor Krause, Laddan Ledbetter, Matt Litz, Tegan Marxh, Matthew McClure, Chaz Mitchell, Britt Nantz, Whit Olson, Dave Rigby, Paite Sorrell, Andy Stevens, Matt Thompson, Curt Waddington, Conley Walker, Nevada Watt, Jennifer Whiteley, Logan Willemsa, Kevin Willey, John Wight, and Jim Young.

Silver & Gold Cuff by Matthew McClure, Item 36: $2,160

Silver & Gold Cuff
by Matthew McClure
Item 36

Cinch by Kricket Keetch, photo by Heidi Stevens
Cinch by Kricket Keetch
Item 23
Santa Barbara Bit by Garrett Duncan, Item 11: $2,900
      Santa Barbara Bit
by Garrett Duncan
Item 11

Photos by Heidi Stevens

This exhibition is made possible though the invaluable support of:

National Endowment for the Arts
Nevada Arts Council
Barrick Gold of North America
Newmont Mining Corporation
Red Lion Hotel & Casino
Arthur Glaser Memorial Fund
William R. Long
Byrns Painting, Llc.
Nevada Advertising
Wirtz Beverage Nevada
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
Elko County Cattlewomen
Evergreen Flower Shop
Marianne Glaser
Smokey Koelsch
National Endowment for the Arts logo Link to Nevada Arts Council
Link to Barrick Gold of North America Link to Newmont Mining Corporation