Rising Stars & Big Migrations

Glenn Dean, "Setting Sun, Rising Moon." 20x20" Oil
Glenn Dean, “Setting Sun, Rising Moon.” 20×20″ Oil

Interpretations of our beloved West continue at Jackson Hole’s exceptional art galleries! August provides a big breath of shows before Jackson’s world-renowned Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival, taking place September 9-20, 2015.

But that’s NEXT month!

At Jackson’s Legacy Gallery, located on the northwest corner of Jackson’s Town Square, “Visions of the West,” that gallery’s annual celebration of Western Art, is on exhibition. One of my favorite artists is Glenn Dean, whose work “Setting Sun, Rising Moon,” left, has already sold! Dean is a shooting star, and one of the most open, easy-going and personable professional artists around. Dedicated to his craft, Dean paints constantly, a studio full of ongoing projects in the works. Dean’s artwork graces the covers of many fine Western Art magazines, and he deserves to be there.

Other “Visions of the West” artists include David Mann, Charles Fritz and Jason Rich, 2013’s Fall Arts Festival featured artist. “Visions” remains on exhibit through August 15th. www.legacygallery.com.


Mike Weber - "Elk" Mixed Media, 48 x 48"
Mike Weber – “Elk” Mixed Media, 48 x 48″

“Geometric Migration” is the title of Diehl Gallery’s newest exhibition featuring works by Mike Weber and John Simms. The new show opens with an artists’ reception 5-8:00 pm on August 13th. 

“Multi-medium paintings by Weber and the mathematically-based sculptures by Simms explore the synchronicity between man, nature, and art,” says the gallery. “Weber’s work has been featured on the cover of Architectural Digest and in The New York Times Style Magazine while Simms’ work is in numerous prestigious public spaces including the Omniplex Oklahoma City and the Indianapolis Fine Art Center.”

John Simms, "Red Imploding Cube." 18" square.
John Simms, “Red Imploding Cube.” 18″ square.

Noticed those bright red sculptural cubes around town? Simms. Love them. His sculptures are sprinkled across the valley, so well integrated to the landscape it feels perfectly right to see them. A portion of sale proceeds benefit the Jenny Lake Rangers.  www.diehlgallery.com