All Past Exhibitions Listing

Key
ECC (Elko Convention Center)
NENM (Northeastern Nevada Museum)
WFC (Western Folklife Center)

2014
Words +Images: Broadsides from the Black Rock Press (WFC)

2013
Italian Buckaroos: Old World & New World (WFC)
Kantuketan: In Quest of Singing, a musical exhibition (WFC)
Blue Horse / Red Desert: The Art of Tom Russell (WFC)

2012
Living Landscapes: Wildlife and Habitat of the West:
     the Art and Photography of Mark Hayward
(WFC)
John James Audubon and the Birds of America (WFC)
Southwest Ranch Country (WFC)

2011
Great Basin Basket Weavers (WFC)
Stop the Car, Dad!
(WFC)
Pages in Time: the Journals, Drawings and Prints of Sean Sexton
(WFC)
Herdsmen & Horsemen of the Hungarian Puszta
(WFC)
A Tribe of Artists: Costumes and Culture of Burning Man (WFC)

2010
A Tribute to Brian Winter: the Will James Collection (WFC)
Where The Cowboy Once Roamed, the photography of Deon Reynolds (WFC)
Ranch Gates of the Southwest: Manifestations of Individualism
(WFC)
Florida Cattle Ranching: Five Centuries of Tradition
(WFC)
Amerikanuak! Basques of the High Desert
(WFC)

2009
The Lingo of our Calling: The Legacy of Cowboy Poetry
(WFC)
Between Grass & Sky: Trappings of a Ranch Life
(WFC)

2008
Voces Latinas: Works on Paper from 1921 to Present
(WFC)
Inspirations from the Forest
(WFC) [Loan from the Smithsonian Center for Folklife]
The Rugged, Beautiful World of the Sonoran Vaquero
(WFC)
Buckaroo! The Hispanic Heritage of the High Desert
(WFC) [Loan from the High Desert Museum]

2007
Buckaroo! The Hispanic Heritage of the High Desert
(WFC) [Loan from the High Desert Museum]
Gardians of the Camargue: The French Buckaroo Tradition
(WFC)
Something That a Cowboy Knows
(WFC)

2006
Trappings of the Gaucho
(WFC)
Buckaroo! The Hispanic Heritage of the High Desert
(WFC) [Loan from the High Desert Museum]
The Rodeo Expressionism of Walter Piehl
(WFC)
Men Alone: The Sheepherding Photography of Michael Mathers
(WFC)
Trailing the Year: The Human Landscape of Sheep Ranching in the American West
(WFC)

2005
Buckaroo! The Hispanic Heritage of the High Desert
(WFC) [Loan from the High Desert Museum]
Back at the Ranch - An Artful Life
(WFC)
The 24 Hour Show
(Nevada State Museum and Historical Society, Las Vegas)

2004
The Lingo of Our Calling: The Legacy of Cowboy Poetry
(WFC)
The Mongolian Horseman (NENM) [Includes photos by Kendall Nelson]
Voices of Youth
(Summer 2004) (WFC)

2003
Everything for the Vaquero: The Legacy of G. S. Garcia (
WFC)
The Year of the Horse: Sumi Brush and Ink Drawings of Craig Sheppard
(WFC)
Barn Again! Celebrating an American Icon
(WFC)
Hispanics in Northeastern Nevada
   [Photos, short stories, cultural items compiled by Sarah Sweetwater and others] (NENM)

2002
Women’s Work: Contemporary Gear and Photography by Western Women
(WFC)
Cooking on the Range: 100 Years of Town and Country Traditions
(NENM)
Gathering Remnants: A Tribute to the Working Cowboy:
Photos by Kendall Nelson (NENM)

2001
Buckaroos of the Great Basin: Paintings by William Matthews
(WFC)
A Gathering of Great Basin Gear: Buckaroos of the Great Basin
(WFC)
Gathering Remnants: A Tribute to the Working Cowboy:
Photos by Kendall Nelson (WFC)
Ranching Families
(NNEM)
Honest Horses: A Portrait of the Mustang in Nevada's Great Basin

   [Photos by Paula Morin, stories compiled by Andrea Graham] (NENM)
Entren, Santos Peregrinos
[Fresno Arts Council traveling photo exhibit] (WFC)

2000
Visions of the West:
Art and Artifacts from the Private Collections of J. P.Bryan
  and Torch Energy Advisors Incorporated (WFC)
Handed Down: Nevada’s Living Folk Arts
(WFC)
Traditions of the West
[Christmas Show] (WFC)

1999
From Head to Toe: A Gathering of Gear: Hats, Boots, and Chaps
(WFC)
Different Hairs on the Same Dog: The Work of a Public Folklorist
(ECC) [traveling exhibit]
Traditions of the West
[Christmas Show] (WFC)

1998
Braided, Twisted and Tied
(WFC)
The Ties That Blind: Wild Ties and Wild Rags of the Wild West
(WFC)
Voices of Youth
(WFC)
Ireland: To the Waters and the Wild, Watercolors of William Matthews
(WFC)

1997
A Gathering of Gear: Saddle Up! A Renaissance in Leather (
WFC)
Photography of Kevin Martini-Fuller & Lisa Griffin (“Something That a Cowboy Knows”)
(ECC)
Summer Gathering of Western Arts

1996
Cowboy Chrome
(WFC)
Great Basin Indian Ranching Heritage and Traditions
(NENM)
First Nation/Fine Weavers
(WFC)
  First Nation/Fine Weavers was a cooperative effort of the Folk Arts Program of the
  Western States Arts Federation and the Arizona Commission on the Arts.

1995
Images, Trappings, and Regalia of the Indian Cowboy
(WFC)
Native American Ranching Traditions
(NENM)
Eye on the West:
 
The Photographs of L. L. Griffin; Michael Houghton and Adam Jahiel

1994
Tenth Gathering of Gear Exhibit: The State of the Art
(WFC)
Ten Years Gathering
[10th Gathering photo retrospective, Sue Rosoff] (WFC)
Trappings of the Great Basin Buckaroo:
photos by C. J. Hadley (NENM)
John I. White Collection Exhibit
[Loaned USU Merrill Library exhibit] (ECC)
Will James Artwork
[organized by Dick Wetzel] (WFC)
  (Cowboy Music Gathering, June 1994)
The Singing Cowboy
(Summer, 1994) [Guy Logsdon collection and others] (WFC)

1993
Images of the Vaquero and Charro
(NENM)
Hecho en Mexico: A Gathering of Gear
(WFC)
Made in Northern Nevada: Craft of the Ranch

  (Cowboy Music Gathering, Summer 1993) (WFC)
Cowboy Musicians
[photos by Sue Rosoff and watercolors by William Matthews]
  (Cowboy Music Gathering, Summer 1993) (WFC)

1992
The Vaquero: Gear, Art & Photography
(NENM) (Winter 1992)
A Gathering of Gear: Trappings of the Great Basin
(Summer 1992)
Made in Northern Nevada: Craft of the Ranch
(Fall 1992) [Grand Opening of WFC)

1991
Back at the Ranch: Images and Art of the Ranch Family
(NENM)
A Gathering of Gear
(ECC)

1990
A Gathering of Gear
(ECC)
The Australian Stockman: Photographs and Gear from Australia’s Cowboy Tradition
(NENM)
  [Loaned exhibit from Australian Stockman’s Hall of Fame and Outback Heritage Centre]
Australian Photographs by C. J. Hadley
(NENM)

1989
A Gathering of Gear: Hitching: The Art of Weaving Horsehair
(ECC)
The Cowboy Poetry Gathering: A Self-Portrait
(NENM)

1988
Na Paniolo o Hawai’i (The Cowboys of Hawai'i)
(NENM)
New Gear, Old Traditions: Tools of the Working Cowboy
(ECC)

1987
Cowboy Craftsmanship: Models for a New Generation
(ECC)
Western Focus: Three Early Cowboy Photographers
[Erwin Smith, Charles Belden, L. A. Huffman] (NENM)

1986
Cowboy Crafts Exhibit
(ECC)
Western Shots: the photography of Kurt Markus, Jay Dusard, Bank Langmore, Barney Nelson
(NENM)
Cowboy Art
[work of many visual artists] (NENM)

1985
Cowboy Illustrations
[Charles Russell, Will James, Jo Mora and others] (NENM)