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The Art of the Cowboy and Indian

3rd Floor Foyer Gallery | October 4, 2017 - January 14, 2018


About the exhibition:  

Pueblo artist Doug Candelaria has been fascinated by cowboys, Indians and mountain men since he was a child growing up in Durango.  His oil paintings depict the life and traditions of the Plains and Desert Indians of the past as well as the modern cowboy of the West. He also paints landscapes depicting the beauty of the Rocky Mountains and the high deserts of Southwest.

Special events:  

Friday, October 6 | 5 PM—7 PM:  First Friday Art Walk with free admission made possible by David C. Russell, Jr.  Complimentary refreshments and entertainment included. Free Art Auction Catalog giveaway (while supplies last).

Saturday, October 7 | 11 AM:  Coffee with the Artist & Curator - enjoy a panel discussion with artist Billy Schenck and curator Elizabeth Szabo, plus complimentary coffee and light refreshments.  Activities included with admission.

Sunday, October 8 | 11 AM—4 PM:  Second Sunday with free admission made possible by the Union Pacific Foundation,  Val Tursi, Anna & Lee Meisner and Ken White III in honor of First Responders. Basic admission includes entrance to the Buell Childrens’ Museum and Helen T. White Galleries. 

Friday, November 3 | 5 PM—7 PM:  First Friday Art Walk with free admission made possible by Leslie Nazario in memory of John Hill.  Complimentary refreshments and entertainment included. 

Friday, December 1 | 5 PM—7 PM:  First Friday Art Walk with free admission made possible by the Board of Water Works of Pueblo.  Complimentary refreshments and entertainment included. 


This exhibit is made possible with the support of Linda Crawford, Dr. Michael & Tanya DeRose, and Dr. Robert & Joan Hamilton.

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