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American Plains Artists related links to information about the Great Plains, member artists and friends of APA websites.


The Northern Great Plains Photographs 1880-1920

Nine-Hundred photographs of rural and small town life at the turn of the century. Highlights include images of sod homes and the people who built them; images of farms and the machinery that made them prosper; and images of one-room schools and the children that were educated in them.


Treasure Net Historical Image Collection

Variety of Historical images of the American West


Pioneer and Frontier Life

Illustrating the story of prairie settlement on the Great Plains through family letters and photographs.


The Overland Trail Links

Visit the Home Page above or visit a few select areas below.

The Plains Indians    Women of the West   Emigrants, Trailblazers and Personalities

 Trails West Across the Plains

The Southwest & Cattle Trails   Modern Trails and Scenic By-ways


Center for Great Plains Studies 

(University of Nebraska - Lincoln)

The Center fosters the study of the people and the environment in the sparsely populated Great Plains.

It invites inquiry into the relationships between the environment and the cultures brought to it by its various

 inhabitants, as well as the implications of these relationships for the future.


Traditional Fine Arts Online and Resource Library Magazine (www.tfaoi.com)

 One-of-a-kind online art magazine with thousands of individual web pages on American Representational Art 



MEMBER WEBSITES ( * Denotes Signature Member )




Pam Bunch (www.leebunchstudiogallery.com)*


Bonnie Conrad (www.bonnieconrad.com)*

Fine Art With a Western Flair


 Jean Green (www.jeanggreen.com)*

Painting the Western Life


Debra Groesser (www.debragroesser.com*


Fritzi Heron (www.heronartconnection.com)*


M. S. Hollis (www.mshollis.com)*


Jammey Huggins (www.jammey.com) *

Southwest Sculpture and Paintings


Alice Leese (www.aliceleese.com)*


Mike Mahon (www.mmahon.com)*


J. I. McElroy (www.bunkhouseartworks.com)*

The Art of Nature, Wide Open Spaces, Land and People from a native Nebraska Artist


Judith Moore-Knapp (www.judithmooreknapp.com)*


Steven Napper (www.NapperFineArt.com)*


Tamara Rymer (www.tamararymer.com)*


Bill Scheidt (www.billscheidt.com) *

Fine Representational Art in Oils and Pastel


Marvin Stevenson (marvinartist.com)*

Representational Watercolors of the Southwest

and photographs by Jane Stevenson


Sherry Blanchard Stuart (www.sherryblanchardstuart.com) *

The Land and Western Way of Life in Oil




Matt Atkinson (www.mattatkinsonart.com)


Scott Beckendorf  (www.beckendorf.com)

Charles Beckendorf Gallery in Fredericksburg, TX


William Hagerman (www.HagermanArt.com)

Realistic Oil Paintings of the American Landscape


Helen F. Howerton (www.howertonart.com)


Mike Irvin (www.mikeirvinart.com)


Cindy Long (www.draw4it.com)


Jimmie Mayes (www.JimmieMayesstudio.com)


Louise Thies (www.thiesart.com)


Bennie Woods (www.benniewoods.net)











New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

47 Acres packed with real stories about real people


Museum of the Southwest

A Cultural Center for People of all Ages


Folger Gallery

Richard Folger, APA Juror, 2008

Sponsor of the Gallery Award 2008, 2009


Great Plains Art Museum

Sponsor of the Exhibition Award 2010

Center for Great Plains Studies


Kerr Arts and Cultural Center

The Premier Arts Destination of the Texas Hill country


Kwahadi Kiva Museum and Performance Center

Home of the Kwahadi Dancers


Haley Memorial Library & History Center

"A Sanctuary for Range Traditions"


Ellen Noel Art Museum of the Permian Basin

Art of Enduring Quality for the Culturally Diverse Audience


Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art

Sponsor of the Exhibition Award 2010


Art of the West Magazine

Sponsor of the Publisher's Award of Excellence 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Fine Art of the American West


Southwest Art Magazine

Sponsor of the Publisher's Award of Excellence 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Comprehensive Source for Western American Art and Living West


Western Art Collector's Magazine

Sponsor of the Publisher's Award of Excellence/Artist Focus Award 2010, 2011, 2012

Designed to preview Contemporary and Historic Western Art coming up for sale.


Western Art and Architecture Magazine

Sponsor of the Director's Award 2009, 2010,2012

Sponsor of the Publisher's Award of Excellence/Awards of Excellence 2011, 2012


Cowboys and Indians

Sponsor of the Awards of Excellence 2012


Larson Juhl

Sponsor of the Best Framing Award 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011. 2012

"Larson Juhl custom frames the beauty of your home"


Fine Print Imaging

Sponsor of the Plainsman Award 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

"You create.  We print. It's the perfect partnership."  Giclee prints on canvas and watercolor papers.


Business Media, Inc

Sponsor of the Arrowhead Award 2010


The Country Printer

Sponsor of the Arrowhead Award 2008, Sponsor of the Director's Award 2012

"Quality Printing at Affordable Prices"


Our Heritage Guest Ranch

Sponsor of the Artist's Retreat Award 2010, 2011. 2012


Escondida Hacienda and Spa

Sponsor of the Artist's Retreat Award 2012


Maverick Flat Retreat

Sponsor of the Artist's Retreat Award 2008, 2009



Sponsor of the Canvas Panels Award 2012


Nebraska Life Magazine

Sponsor of the Governor's Award 2010


NEBRASKAland Magazine

Sponsor of the Governor's Award 2010


Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine

Sponsor of the Texan Award 2008


Texas Author Elmer Kelton

Sponsor of the Texas Award 2009


Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine

Sponsor of the Director's Award 2008, Sponsor of Special Award of Excellence (2)  2008

Premier Magazine for Informed Collectors


Access Arts' ArtDeadline.com










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