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2015 Art in the Park

 2015 Poster
by World-Class Denver Artist

2015 RMHE Poster $20
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Duke Beardsley

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Horses and Artists Blend Beautifully at the
2015 Rocky Mountain Horse Expo at “Art in the Park.”

See below for a list of 2015 "Art in the Park" participating artists.
                          Congrats to the winnings artists at the 2015 RMHE! See below for winning artists/pieces.       
Sophisticated and talented artists who blend their passion for horses with their creative intuition highlight this one-of-find art exhibit.  The artists selected to the "Art in the Park" gallery at this year's Expo will display paintings, equine-related photography, bronze sculptures, jewelry and various mixed-media all celebrating the horse from their own perspective and artistic interpretation.     

2015 Featured Artist & Juror:  Duke Beardsley

2015 Invitational Artist:  Scott Trees

2014 Featured Artist: Kim McElroy/Pastel -
2013 Featured Artist:
Kathy Sigle/Watercolor -

Participating "Art in the Park" Artists (in alphabetical order by last name):
(Click on Artist's name to bring up photos of their artwork submissions)

Helen Bailey - Drawing Colored Pencil on Suede Mat Board - 4th Place Painting/2D Winner for "Ready to Win"
Kim Baker - Photography
Maggie Benfante - Bronze - 1st Place Sculpture/3D Winner for "Dance of the Foals" and 4th Place Tie Sculpture/3D Winner for "Takin' the Short Way Home"
Deborah Berniklau - Oil on Linen - Framed
Kate Dardine - Acrylic
Joan Frimberger - Acrylic - 4th Place Tie Painting/2D Winner for "Waiting for the Duke"
Margaret Greene -
Pam Holnback - Oil
Iwona Jankowski - Acrylic on Watercolor Paper - 2nd Place Painting/2D Winner for "Day Out"
Denise Koyama - Oil on Canvas Panel
- 3rd Place Painting/2D Winner for "Spanish Walk"
Janiece Kray - Glass
Cody Kuehl - Acrylic Canvas - BEST OF SHOW in Painting/2D for "Flat Out"
Renee Martig - Bronze Sculpture - 3rd and 4th Place Sculpture/3D Winner for "A Little Attitude" and "Valiente", respectively.
Bianca McCarty - Photography on Metal
- 2nd Place Photography Winner for "Glissade" and 3rd Place Photography Winner for "Zeppelim II". Also BEST OF SHOW in Photography for "Zeppelim II"
Roberta McGowan - Photography - Giclee on Canvass, BW Fine Art Print
Kathleen McGuffin - Oil on Canvas
Frances Marino - Acrylic - 1st Place Painting/2D Winner for "The Horizon Line"
Tracy Miller - Acrylic
Tabatha Pack - Sculpture Artist Quality Resin & Steel; Fine Bone China
Julie Patton - Photography on Fine Art Watercolor Paper - 1st Place Photography Winner for "Chacal"
Cassandra Sharon - Jewelry - 2nd Place Sculpture/3D Winner for "Sabra", as well as BEST OF SHOW for same piece.
Samantha Sherry - Oil on Canvas
Michelle Smith - Acrylic on Canvas
Trish Stevenson - Pastel
Ozana Sturgeon - Photography Mixed Media
Lindsay Jane Ternes - Watercolor on Paper
Jane Tilton - Jewelry
Robin Wadhams - Photography
Carol Walker - Photography Framed and Canvass
- 4th Place Photography Winner for "Big Mares Run"
Carrie Washburn - Digital Photography
Kim Wilhite - Photography - Giclee Canvas, Board Mounted and Framed

Artists' Receptions & Fundraisers


You are invited to an evening of art, magic and music and that is only the start of an evening you will never forget. You will be treated to a reception and one-of-a-kind art show and sale with food and beverages. You will enjoy the opportunity to rub shoulders with the artists and help support the work of the Colorado Horse Council to protect and promote horses in our state. Following the art show, you will be our guests of The Mane Event evening performance with exciting equestrian acts!

Two Receptions to choose from!

Friday, March 13th, 2105
Saturday, March 14th, 2015

at 4:30 PM at the "Art in the Park" area at the National Western Complex/Hall of Education Building

$50 per person per night. Register here!