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Curt Walters
Attended Taos Art Colony
Lives in Sedona, Arizona
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It's that time again, #PrixdeWest is in just a matter of days now...
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Works from My Wishlist begins with a special artist opening reception on Friday, June 21st, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., the General Public Opening Reception on Saturday, June 22nd at 2:00 until 4:00 p.m., and the show continues through July 13th. 
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My wish for the new year - I hope all my artist friends paint the masterpiece of their dreams and all my friends have the joy of art in their lives.
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I just supported my son in law +Rycke Foreman & daughter +Myss Miranda Foreman by donating to their finishing fund campaign on IndieGoGo. Please help them raise the money to finish this project. They begin filming this summer in New Mexico.
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Have him in circles
92 people
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James Bethanis's profile photo
Michele Gomis's profile photo
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Professional Artist
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  • Professional Artist, present
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Sedona, Arizona
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Farmington, New Mexico - Taos, New Mexico - Farmington, New Mexico - Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Curt Walters of Sedona, Arizona, is celebrated among fine art as the “greatest living Grand Canyon artist” "Master of the Grand Canyon" and One of "Eight True Masters." Best known for his impeccable Grand Canyon pieces, he is rapidly gaining acclaim for his international landscapes, as well. As a hands-on environmental activist, Walters is known to arrange incredible events involving other top artists, which raises hundreds of thousands of dollars and, more importantly, awareness for the delicate state of our natural world.

The artist has won 13 major awards from four big shows since 1998, including 3 Nona Jean Hulsey Buyers' Choice Awards, an unprecedented back-to-back win of the Frederic Remington Painting Award in 2004 and 2005, and the highly coveted Prix de West Purchase Award from the Prix de West show in Oklahoma City, held at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum. He received the Patrons' Choice Award from Artists of America in Denver in 1999, and took home the Patrons' Choice Award at Masters of the American West at the Autry National Center of the American West in Los Angeles; in 2008, he accepted the Trustees' Purchase Award. The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, has been equally kind, awarding him Best Overall Presentation, a Buyers' Choice, the Victor Higgins Work of Distinction, and the Artist of Distinction Awards during their Quest for the West expos. As the winner of the Artist of Distinction, the Paul Wing of the Eiteljorg will be host to a special 90 day, one man show featuring two decades worth of Walters' work, collected from various museums and private collections from across the country, to coincide with the September 11 opening of the 4th annual Quest show.

Walters' work is collected by Forbes Magazine Galleries, Grand Canyon National Park, Leanin' Tree Museum, Pierce Art Museum, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, astronaut Frank Borman, New Mexico State University, Frank and Kathie Lee Gifford, the Estate of Robert Urich, Mikhail Baryshnikov, and the Maytag Foundation, among others. His work can be found at the Trailside Galleries of Scottsdale, Arizona, and Jackson, Wyoming, and the Claggett/Rey Gallery in Vail, Colorado.

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  • Taos Art Colony
  • New Mexico State University
  • Farmington High School
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Curt Walters - Plein Aire Impressionist
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Curt Walters, internationally known for his massive plein aire Grand Canyon paintings, has been called the Master of the Canyon.