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Tom Dorr (b. 1950)  Artworks >>

Tom Dorr's desire to be an artist started in grade school. With a scholarship to Colorado State University, Tom was able to fine-tune his skills as an artist. This confirmed his desire to pursue a career as a professional artist. Ranchers have always enchanted Dorr. He paints every aspect of this lifestyle from vehicles, buildings, to cowboys. Dorr is also an accomplished photographer and uses his photos as a study before beginning a painting. He describes his work as an accurate depiction of western subject matter. Door feels his work is a pictorial history of the wrangler. His style is an realistic and impressionistic representation of the West. Tom's work can be seen at galleries in Arizona and Wyoming and at numerous shows across the west. He shows at the Peppertree Ranch Show and the Phippen Memorial Show where he was awarded "Best of Show" in 1996. He will also be the "Featured Artist" at the Cattleman Show in Paso Robles, CA in 2005. He is also a lifetime member of the Mountain Oyster Club in Tucson, Arizona. Reference: askart.com

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