Trappings of Texas 2018 Artists & Gearmakers
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2018 Premier Artist
Chessney Sevier finds inspiration in the simple beauty and lifestyle of the Nebraska sandhills where she grew up, and in the Wyoming landscape where she lives today. The daughter of an artist, Chessney has pursued her own career as a printmaker and painter since receiving her degree in fine arts from Nebraska’s Chadron State College in 1998.
Chessney considers herself a “contemporary Western artist.” Her work reflects her rural upbringing and heritage, and expresses her experience of the American West. She works primarily in intaglio or copper plate etching, a process in which each print must be inked and pulled by hand. In addition, she also paints in acrylic and in oil, creating small-scale paintings that often depict community life in the rural West. Recently she began working with watercolor and pastels.
Her works were included in the We Pointed Them North exhibit at the Cattle Raisers Museum, Fort Worth, in a solo exhibition at the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Brinton Museum, Big Horn, Wyoming and National Museum of Wildlife Art, Wyoming.
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Buddy Knight: Pendant and Earring Set
Buddy Knight: Bracelet
Benjamin Tolley: Quirt
Stewart Williamson: Hand Engraved Earrings
Rex Crawford: Teardrop Necklace and Earring Set
Cody Briggs: Flower Carved Notebook Cover
Doug Cook: Floating Spade Bit
Vern Ballantyne: Slit Braid “Rattlesnake” Hobbles
Wayne Baize: Ready for Good Lickin’
Kathryn Leitner: What Have We Here?
Jay T. Hudson: Engraved Sterling Silver Bracelet
Jay T. Hudson: Chinks
Douglas Krause: Mane Hair Mecate
Wayne Franklin: Cowboy Fun
Jerry Galloway: Spurs
Jerry Galloway: Bit
Edgar Sotelo: Caminantes del Rio Grande