Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Arizona Artist Ready for Small Works, Great Wonders


Sedona, Arizona, Master Artist Curt Walters is well-known for his grandiose paintings of the Grand Canyon. This Fall, however, Walters will have the opportunity to think smaller...

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City will present the Small Works, Great Wonders Winter Art Sale. All featured artwork measures no more than 18" x 20" unframed.

"Morning's Last Shadows" oil 8x6 $3600
©2010 by Curt Walters
Walters will show three oil paintings there. "Morning's Last Shadow" measures a mere 8" x 6" while both "Season's First Color" and "A Moment of Sun" measure 12" x 12"

Walters was honored with the coveted Prix de West Award at The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in 2007. He  has also won three Nona Jean Hulsey Buyers' Choice Awards and two Frederic Remington Paintings Awards at the Oklahoma show since 1997.

The artist was recently the recipient of the first Patron's Choice Award at the Salmagundi Club's American Masters Show in New York City. Quest for the West, at the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis, declared Walters the Artist of Distinction in 2008. That same year, the Autry National Center in Los Angeles paid tribute with the Trustees' Purchase Award.

In addition to these shows, The Rendevouz will pair Walters with sculptor Veryl Goodnight next year for a special two-person show at the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

His work is found in museums and public and private collections throughout the world, including those of the Forbes Magazine Gallery, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the estate of Robert Urich, astronaut Frank Borman, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and the Leanin' Tree Museum.

His paintings are available at the Trailside Galleries of Scottsdale, Arizona, and Jackson, Wyoming, the Claggett/Rey Gallery in Vail, Colorado, and in Santa Fe at the Nedra Matteucci Galleries. Original artwork and prints are also available through his online gallery at

To learn more about the Small Works, Great Wonders exhibit or the National Cowboy Museum, please visit

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