Art show opens Friday in Pawhuska

Staff Writer
Pawhuska Journal-Capital

The American Plains Artists Signature Member Show will be hosted by Preserving Arts in the Osage at the Ole’ #1 Firehouse Art Center in Pawhuska from Friday through April 28, according to Judy McElroy, APA Show cChairperson. The show opens with a “By Invitation Only” donor’s meet and rreet and opening Reception on from 6-8 p.m. Friday. To make reservations for this exciting evening of art and surprises email Bruce Carter of Tallgrass Gallery at

The public is invited to attend this celebration of “Art of the Plains” featuring realistic and representational artworks in traditional media that depict the American Great Plains region — its landscape, wildlife, people, and way of life in historical or modern times, according to McElroy.

Artworks in the show will be rendered by nationally recognized, award-winning artists who hail from across the U.S.A. The approximately 55 artworks exhibited and for sale at this event were created by the APA Signature members who earned the right to Signature status and were elected to that status due in part to the continual high quality of their artwork.

For more information about the APA and Preserving Arts in the Osage please go to and The show is open to the public Saturday through April 28.

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