A Tribute To Legendary Artist Fred Stone

Hailed as the most famous equine artist in art history, Fred Stone has passed on at the age of 87 on February 4th, 2018  from health complications relating to cancer. His mythic paintings transform from just a painting to a story of a lifetime that is conveyed through every thoughtful moment he spent working on…

A Guide To The World’s Best Art Prizes

If one of your New Year resolutions is to improve your craft and become well known in 2018, this blog post is for you! This is not a complete list of every art contest worldwide, but a variety of contests for with FABULOUS prizes in no particular order. Let’s go!   INTERNATIONAL Prizes Artists Network’s…

The Waler Horse, Part 2: Statues & Monuments

  The Waler Horse took part in the Battle of Beersheba,  in what is considered to be the last significant battle that included horses. The Australian Light Horse Brigade assisted the Allied Forces in the early 19th century in Israel against the Ottoman Empire. At last 70 horses died during the battle, and altogether over 121,300…

A History Of The Waler Horse Of Australia Through Art, Part 1: “1,000 Horses” Art Exhibit Marks 100th Anniversary

On view until February 24th, 2018, the exhibit of artist Shaun Gladwell, titled “1,000 Horses” marks the 100th anniversary since the The Battle of Beersheba,  when the Allied Forces defeated the Ottoman Empire. Called one of the last  major battles to include mounted infantry, over one hundred horses that were apart of the Australian Light Horse Brigade fought…

The 12 Days Of Equine Artists: Complete! Day 19

On the last day of the 19th Day Of Equine Artists, is Shannon Ford! What a fun and interesting journey it’s been to see 19 fabulous, unique and superb artists over the course the last two weeks and a half. Who was your favorite(s) artist? To read about the previous artists, go here: Day 1,…

The 12 Days Of Equine Artists: Extended! Day 18

Ruth Green is our artist of the day for the 18th Day Of Equine Artists, an equine art take on the 12 Days Of Christmas. Let’s go explore her sculptures! Living in what she describes as a vibrant art community in Santa Barbara, California, Ruth’s detailed bronze sculptures are reminiscent of the 1900s equine masters, while…

12 Days Of Equine Artists: Extended! Day 17

It’s Day 17 and Kathy Russell is today’s featured artist. The 12 Days Of Equine Artists is my equine art take on the 12 Days Of Equine Artists–though, I have decided to add a few more days to this version! 🙂   To read about the previous artists: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day…

12 Days Of Equine Artists: Extended! Day 16

Today is day 16 of the 12 Days Of Equine Artists! I have so many favorites that I have to include a few more then 12, and Leland is one of my favorite oil painters! The way the light glistens off the coat and soft expression on the horse’s face, especially in the painting of…

12 Days Of Equine Artists: Extended! Day 15

Can you believe that we’ve already seen the eye-popping art of 15 artists over the past two weeks?! What a wonderful journey it’s been. I still have a day or two planned for the 12 Days OF Equine Artists, and today’s divine artist is-Ruth Buchanan! Read about the previous artists here: Day 1, Day 2,…

12 Days Of Equine Artists: Extended! Day 14

For the 14th Day Of Christmas, our featured artist is- Steven Lang From the United States! I’ve decided to extend the 12 Days Of Equine Artists, an equine art take on the 12 Days Of Christmas for a few days longer. I have so many favorite artists, 12 Days is just not long enough! Read…

12 Days Of Equine Artists: Extended! Day 13

On the 13th day of Christmas, our featured artist is–Saone De Stalh! I’m having so much fun featuring some of my favorite artists that I will be extending the blog series a few days longer. You can read about the previous artists here: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3, Day 4, Day 5, Day 6,…