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Top 10 Western Artists at Mountain Traditions

These are the top 10 Western Artists here at Mountain Traditions in Steamboat Springs, CO. and online at This list is compiled based on our customers (who voted with their pocket books), and a little bit of our own personal preference for certain artists. View All Western Art

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10.  Bill Anton
Emerald Oasis by Western Artist Bill Anton
Bill Anton was born in Chicago in 1957 and later moved to Prescott, Arizona. He graduated from Northern Arizona University. Later...READ ON

Bruce Greene
Beethoven's Fifth? by Western Artist Bruce Greene
Bruce Greene and his family live on a small ranch in the historical community of Norse, near Clifton, Texas. The artist’s studio is on the edge of...READ ON

Frank McCarthy
Watching the Wagons by Western Artist Frank McCarthy
Frank McCarthy knew from an early age that his passion was art, copying from his favorite comic strips. Encouraged by his parents and art teachers, he enrolled at fourteen in New York’s...READ ON

James Bama
Heading for the High Ground by Western Artist James Bama
James Bama is an American artist known for his realistic paintings and etchings of Western subjects. Life in Wyoming led to his...READ ON

Mark Hopkins
Aces and Eights by Western Artist Mark Hopkins
Mark Hopkins is considered one of the premier sculptors in the United States today. From tabletop sculpture to monuments, his work is displayed in homes, offices, and public settings around the world...READ ON

5.  Tim Cox
Her Chance to Dance by Western Artist Tim Cox
Tim Cox: As a young child, Tim Cox vowed he “was going to be a cowboy artist” when he grew up, and he has lived that dream for 30 years. Growing up in...READ ON

Chris Owen
Rough Country by Western Artist Chris Owen
Chris Owen: The West and its revered icon, the American cowboy, live the past, the present, and the future in the contemporary paintings of outstanding artist Chris Owen. The artist’s paintings portray...READ ON

G. Harvey
Three Hands and a Hound by Western Artist G. Harvey
G. Harvey and his images have influenced a worldwide enthusiasm and demand for contemporary American art for a generation. Few artists have...READ ON

Martin Grelle
Eagle Prayer by Western Artist Martin Grelle
Martin Grelle: Born and raised in the foothills surrounding his hometown of Clifton, Texas, he grew up with a deep desire to capture on canvas the beauty...READ ON

Howard Terpning 
Journey to the Medicine Wheel by Western Artist Howard Terpning
Quite simply, Howard Terpning is one of the most lauded painters of Western art. His awards are so numerous and he is honored with them so often, that to list them would require changing the count every...READ ON

New Western Artists to Mountain Traditions

Z.S. Liang
Transferring the Bear Knife by Western Artist Z.S. Liang
Z.S. Liang was born in China and raised in a family of artists. He studied at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in...READ ON

John Buxton
The Agile Bark Canoe by Western Artist John Buxton
John Buxton was born and raised in the small town of Oxford, NC. From childhood, he excelled at drawing and painting. After two years of...READ ON

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