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American Plains Artist Summer Show to open at Fort Concho

The exhibition will feature award-winning works highlighting cowboys, mountains, the Great Plains, colorful vistas and Native Americans.
Credit: Fort Concho

SAN ANGELO, Texas — The American Plains Artists Summer Show will open next week at Fort Concho National Historic Landmark.

An opening reception with light refreshments will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 24, at Barracks 6, located off Henry O. Flipper Street on the fort’s northeast corner. The reception and show are free and open to the public.

Regular hours for the show, which will run through Sunday, Aug. 1, are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

All art will be available for sale, with proceeds benefiting the respective artists and Fort Concho.

According to a press release, themes of this year’s show will follow many classic subjects such as cowboys, ranching, mountains, the Great Plains, colorful vistas, soldiers, Native Americans and the rich diversity of plants and animals that inhabit the west. 

Credit: Fort Concho

Participating artists are:

  • Linda Nichols of Abilene 
  • Lou Sanders Albright of Athens  
  • Carol Lundeen of Dassel, Minn.
  • Mary Lou Pape of Monument, Ariz.
  • Baron Postmus of West Hills, Calif.
  • Tom Samsom of Minatare, Neb. 

These artists received the most votes in the 2020 American Plains Artists Show and have returned this year with new works for show and sale.

For more information, contact Fort Concho at 325-481-2646 or visit fortconcho.com.