Celebrate Rodeo Heritage Week with 2 exhibits featuring local rodeo memorabilia.


Beneath the Surface report

The Cross Timbers Fine Arts Council has partnered with the Cowboy Capital of the World PRCA Rodeo to celebrate Rodeo Heritage Week with its “Hats off to the Rodeo” exhibitions in two of its public galleries.

The first exhibition at the Clark Regional Airport features art celebrating the West by local artists JoAnn Shulze and Pat Sharp, as well as past rodeo posters by Blu Dornan.

The second exhibition at the River North Gallery includes western heritage art by those artists and showcases rodeo memorabilia on loan from Skip and Blu Dornan and the Doty family.

Also highlighting the exhibit are detailed, bronze cowboy sculptures by Mary Waters.

“We have some wonderful selections of art and rodeo items, including a 1916 Championship Bronc saddle,” CTFAC executive director Christine Newton said.

The exhibits are on display now through Sunday, Sept. 27.


There will be a reception from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept, 24, at the River North Gallery.

The reception and exhibits are free and open to the public.

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