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Chris Owen (b.1967) Born and raised in Billings, Montana, he hails from a family that has ranched in Montana since 1905. These experiences give him ideas for his paintings whose themes are the working cowboy. He attended Montana State University and the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Education: Majored in Art at Montana State University Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles, California - studied there for (2) years Selected Exhibitions: Coors Western Art Exhibit, Denver, Colorado 1999 - 2006 C.M. Russell Western Art Auction, Great Falls, Montana 1998-1999-2001-2005-2006 Western Visions Miniature's and More Show and Sale National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson Hole, Wyoming 2005 - 2006 Cheyenne Frontier Days Governor's Invitational Western Art Show, Cheyenne, Wyoming 1999 - 2006 Rising Stars Western Art Show, Desert Caballeros Western Museum, Wickenburg, Arizona Awards: Graphic Arts industry's international competition in Chicago, IL, Benny Award for A Cowboy's Morning (print) Cheyenne Frontier Days Governor's Invitational Western Art Show, Cheyenne, WY Museum Purchase Award - 2005 Pearce Western Art Collection - Corsicana, TX Museum Purchase - 2004 Coors Western Art Exhibit, Denver, CO Featured Artist - 2003 - The National Western Permanent Collection Purchase Award Cheyenne Frontier Days Governor's Invitational Western Art Show, Cheyenne, WY Print Artist - 2001 Books: His paintings are featured in A Look at Life from the Saddle, a gift book published by Harvest House Publishers. Magazine features: Western Art Collector, February 2010 Heartland USA Magazine, May/June 2005 Wildlife Art Magazine, January/February 2005 Southwest Art Magazine, March 2004 Western Horseman Magazine, November 2003 Inform Art Magazine, Summer 2003 Décor Art Magazine, November 2002 Equine Vision Magazine, Spring 2002 Museum and Permanent Collection: Old West Museum, Cheyenne Wyoming Pearce Western Art Collection - Corsicana, Texas National Western, Denver, Colorado Information provided by Elaine Owen. Courtesy of AskArt.com

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