| "The painting features the
principal peaks of the Grand Teton Range as seen in mid-winter.
This is a serene and quiet time for Jackson Hole. In the foreground
are the willows along Beaver Creek, near old Park Headquarters."
CONRAD SCHWIERING (Deceased)
Schwiering was a Western artist of the first rank. He has been the
subject of television shows, two full-length biographies, and numerous
newspaper and magazine articles. He was a charter member of the
National Academy of Western Art. Following his one-man show at the
National Cowboy Hall of Fame in 1981, he was awarded the Trustees'
Gold Medal for his outstanding contribution to Western art. In 1983,
he won the William F. Cody award for art from the Old West Trail
Foundation. Schwiering's work is and has been and is housed in numerous
fine collections, including the Montana Historical Society; the
Whitney Gallery of Western Art in Cody, Wyoming; the Long Beach
Art Museum; the National Cowboy Hall of Fame; and the Genesee Country
Museum in Rochester, New York.