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Portraits by Kevin Martini-Fuller

Portraits by Kevin Martini-Fuller


Portraits of the Gathering - acclaimed photographer Kevin Martini-Fuller shares over 30 years of portraits from the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in the Gallery and in a special Elko Storefront Exhibition.

I’ve Got Spurs, a collection of handcrafted spurs, vintage to contemporary, share the Gallery. Read more about it.

The 2019 Gathering Poster

The 2019 Gathering Poster

The 2019 Gathering Poster, featuring the photography of Kurt Markus. Click image above, to view the brochure!

Featured Video

Vess Quinlan shared this original poem at the 2011 National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. Mountain Valley Winter evokes the changing seasons in the San Luis Valley of Colorado, including the howling March winds of spring.

Featured Audio

The calendar says spring is just around the corner so we’re sharing this classic from our old Ranch Rhymes podcast. Bruce Kiskaddon penned a cautionary tale many years ago--a tongue-in-cheek story involving some bitter accusations and a pair of long johns. Sunny Hancock's recitation of "The Lost Flannins" from the 16th National Cowboy Poetry Gathering remains one of our favorites. Listen to more episodes.

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