Don is a full-time, award-winning artist whose work has been shown and
sold to collectors all over the United States. Favoring a realistic style of
painting, he has become well known for his portrayal of the American West.
His mediums include watercolor, oil, and pencil.
Don’s subject matter varies, but he prefers painting subjects that reflect the
tradition of the American West. This includes American wildlife, the
cowboy and the rural way of life. His artwork has been featured in Western
Art Collector, Southwest Art, Western Horseman, Horses in Art, Art of the
West and American Cowboy. It has also appeared on over a dozen different
western, rodeo and cowboy music/poetry festival posters across the country.
Among these, was being featured poster artist at Silver Dollar City’s “Salute
to the Great American Cowboy” in Branson, MO for over ten years.
In 2011 Don was commissioned by the Kansas State Lotto Commission to
paint an original painting to be featured on the state lotto ticket as part of the
Kansas 150th year anniversary of statehood. He currently works from his
home studio in Greenwood, Missouri.