I'm enjoying exploring the subject of horses. It has been bitterly cold here recently, and I find this painting I did of two wild horses from the EcoSanctuary near Laramie, WY, speaks to the harshness of the winter on all of us. Still, despite the brutal weather, there is beauty and warmth to be found when we seek it.
As we begin 2018, I'm declaring it "The Year of the Horse" for my studio intention. Realizing that the Chinese Year of the Horse was 3 years ago, I am doing this now for my personal motivation and focus on exploring this wonderful subject matter in my work. I began the year with this painting of a cowboy and his horse. I'm attracted to both the horse and the cowboy, but it is the relationship the two share I find most compelling. My good friend, Dennis Goodwin, commissioned