2018 Art Show Prospectus

Press Release: Art of the Horse Presented at Western States Horse Expo

ENTRIES DUE: May 10, 2018

The Western States Horse Expo celebrates the Horse and the Rural Lifestyle in all of its many iterations. Art that celebrates the Horse and Rural lifestyle fills our homes and our hearts. The ART of the HORSE Exhibition and Sale will be part of the 20th Anniversary celebration and we invite you, the Artist who focuses their study on the horse and rural lifestyle in its varied mediums, to be a part of the experience.

The Western States Horse Expo is offering up a $1000.00 prize for the Best In Show winner and $250.00 prizes for First Place in each division. To qualify for one of these limited  spaces, at least one piece of your work must be submitted and accepted to the ART of the HORSE Exhibition and Sale applications will need to be submitted by May 10, 2018.

We look forward to seeing your work being displayed in the ART of the HORSE Exhibition at the 20th Anniversary celebration at the Western States Horse Expo.

(Artists can also rent a 10 x 10 booth space in the Mane Market Mall for just $500.00)


Art Show Winners 2017

Artist's First Name Artist's Last NameTitleDivisionPlace
YvonneBonacci"The Wash Rack"Acrylic1st
IwonaJankowskiSilent Soul - Mottle HorsesAcrylic2nd
KatanynaKaznocha"Moments of Eternity"Acrylic3rd
MikelaCameron"He's A Pistol"Colored Pencil1st
KatherinePlumer"Red Rosettes"Colored Pencil2nd
Megan ElaineLuis"Poetry In Motion"Colored Pencil3rd
MartinCourtney"Baroque Wave"Oil1st
DoreenIrwin"Paddock Parade at Churchill Downs"Oil2nd
YvonneBonacci"Go Get Him"Oil3rd
BobBrooks"Santa Barbara Spade Bit"Other1st
AlexSutton"Appaloosa Spirit Medicine Shield"Other2nd
MarianneHarris"Pleez"Pastel1st
YvonneBonacci"Spagetti & Noodles"Pastel2nd
StephanieRose Long"Young Studs"Pastel3rd
GordonManson"Leading the Way"Pencil/Charcoal1st
CarolHerren Foerster"Equine Portrait"Pencil/Charcoal2nd
RonMorris Sr."Patient Teachers"Pencil/Charcoal3rd
JoDanehy"Honor and Courage"Photography (black & white)1st - BEST OF SHOW
JoDanehy"Morning Bliss"Photography (black & white)2nd
JoDanehy"Match"Photography (black & white)3rd
ConstanceBirdsong"Saddles"Photography (color)1st
BridgettLocken"Dreaming"Photography (color)2nd
ErinMcCarty"Together We Run"Photography (color)3rd
ShannonMayfield"Jydam"Sculpture1st
DoreenIrwin"Bird Cage"Watercolor1st
UteSimon"Where is the Carrot?"Watercolor2nd
UteSimon"Cattle Drive Tales"Watercolor3rd