Artists of the Big Bend
CATHY LYNN RHUDY 66 North Largent Ranch Road , Fort Davis 432-249-1611 crhudy @ hughes . net Cathy Rhudy , a retired educator , moved to Fort Davis to enjoy the slower pace of the Davis Mountains and the Big Bend Area . She became involved in the flourishing art community and has enjoyed resuming a life-long love for painting . As a pastel painter , she seeks to recreate the beautiful colors and hues that we encounter as we experience the beauty of the Big Bend area . The blending of the colors across the page recalls God ’ s handiwork in nature and serves as an on-going reminder of His Blessings . Cathy is a member of the Big Bend Art Association , Alpine , Texas , and exhibits her paintings at the Cactus Fountain Studio and Gallery , 205 North State Street , Fort Davis , Texas .
ANNE ROBERTS Earth and Fire Gallery 635 Gate 7 Road , Terlingua 432-371-2135 parrothead5455 @ yahoo . com I take nature and landscape photography . I am currently the guest artist at Earth and Fire Gallery . I have participated at ArtWalk .
TIM ROBERTS P . O . Box 767 , Fort Davis 432-426-3808 Images of my artwork can be seen at www . catchlightartgallery . com ; www . bigbendartscouncil . org ; or my ‘ Tim Roberts ’ Artworks ’ Facebook page . My artwork , whether in the form of paintings , scratchboard etchings , or drawings , is typically representational and most often reflects the landscape or cultural heritage of West Texas . The pieces are invitations to the viewer to participate in the ‘ stories ’ being illustrated , whether real or imagined . My artwork is represented at Catchlight Art Gallery , Alpine .
ROXA ROBISON PO Box 555 , Fort Davis 432.426.3343 • roxarobison . com Nature drawings in graphite , colored pencil , watercolor . Oil landscapes . Terracotta luminarias and clayworks . Owner , Old Spanish Trail Gallery and Museum at Crows Nest Ranch 20 minutes SW of Fort Davis , a working ranch established by her family in 1905 .
SHELLY G . ROGERS PO Box 1028 , Alpine 432-294-1538 • shellygrogersart . com • agshelly78 @ aol . com Inspired by the beauty of the west and desert mountain region , Shelly ’ s favorite painting subjects are landscapes , indigenous plants , wildlife , horses and cattle , all in oil . She also does textile applique art with original regional designs . Paintings and applique works are shown at Gallery on the Square in Alpine .
CHRIS RUGGIA jackcomics . com Comics , mostly about the desert animals of the Big Bend . Books are available at Murphy St . Raspa Co ., Front Street Books , Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center and Big Bend National Park , as well as online .
ELLEN C . RUGGIA vastgraphics . com / botanical Botanical art featuring plants native to the Trans-Pecos region of Texas ; at Kiowa Gallery and the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Center .
JOYCE RUNYAN Ransom Canyon , TX Old Spanish Trail Gallery • 432.249.1968 • gallery @ oldspanishtrailgallery . com
GORDIE SANBORN The Daily Grind , 907 W Lockhart , Alpine 432-837-2591 gordoman43 @ yahoo . com Rockhound , lapidary work , artisan .
MARTHA SCOTT Catchlight Art Gallery Whimsical , functional ceramics , distinctive detritus pieces
DANA SHOPPA Chisos Mountain Lodge 713-944-1239 danazart2 @ gmail . com As a featured artist at the Chisos Mountain Lodge , Big Bend National Park since 1982 , Dana conducts painting seminars and photography workshops in the park . She was born in El Paso , TX , she spent her childhood on a farm and ranch near Clodine , TX where she became one with nature as she grew in her appreciation and talent as an artist .
LINDY C . SEVERNS Old Spanish Trail Studio PO Box 2167 , Fort Davis 806-789-6513 Lindy or ( local ) Jim 432-249-1968 • oldspanishtrailstudio . com lindy @ lindyseverns . com Big Bend country landscapes , wildlife and nature art in pastels or oils . Originals & affordable , uniquely hand-repainted prints from Old Spanish Trail Studio , a working fine art studio on a heritage ranch . Lindy is Artist-in-Residence at Old Spanish Trail Gallery & Museum , high in the Davis Mts 20 minutes SW of Ft D , open daily by appointment ; The Gage & V6 Collection , Marathon ; art notecards at Front Street Books , Alpine . See Lindy Cook Severns on PBS : Western Perspective , episode 5 and published in TEXAS TRADITIONS , Contemporary Artists of the Lone Star State .
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LIZ SIBLEY Galeria Sibley , 103 W . Holland , Alpine 432-386-3549 • sibley1 @ me . com Liz Sibley has lived in Alpine for four decades . She is intrigued with the world of “ micro mosaicing ” using tile , glass , millefiori ( literally : 1,000 flowers ), jewels and found objects . Liz recently completed a series of “ Day of the Dead ” Skulls . She is a member of the Austin Mosaic Guild and The Society of American Mosaic Artists .
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