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A native of northern California, Michele Farrier now calls Cortez, Colorado home. She received a BA in Studio Art from the University of California – Davis. After twenty years of teaching art to K-12 students in the Teton County School District, she retired to become a full-time artist. Farrier often paints en plein air (in […]
Which of the Center of the West’s thousands of objects do you love? Have you ever wondered what the Center’s collection consists of? Our online collection is a wonderful place to start if you can’t make the trek to Cody. Show your Love for the Center this Valentine’s Day by visiting our online collection and […]
There are only a few days left to see artist-in-residence Mike Poulsen. Don’t miss this opportunity! Cody resident Mike Poulsen began painting as a child and honed his talents while serving in the United States Marine Corps. While stationed in Hawaii, he met Larry Roberson, who became his painting instructor and mentor. Under Roberson’s tutelage, […]
ZCZ Films, a London based Production Company, recently visited Cody, Wyoming, to film some among the Whitney Western Art Museum’s most treasured works. As part of a three-part series, provisionally entitled Made in the USA, their goal is to inform British audiences of the wide-ranging achievements of American Art. As part of the series, the […]
A third-generation sculptor, Dustin Payne learned his craft at an early age. He enjoyed reading art and history books in his father’s studio and was influenced by artists who came before him, including Will James. Payne is proud to be related to the Texas Cattle King, Charles Goodnight, and feels fortunate to have always been […]