7176 E Main St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
The largest auction of important Western, Wildlife, and Sporting Art in the Southwest. Scottsdale Art Auction, now in its 10th year, will host its 2014 auction on Saturday, April 5, with two sessions, the first beginning at 9:30 a.m. and the second kicking off at 1:00 p.m. Over 300 lots of the finest in Western, wildlife and sporting paintings and sculptures will be on offer in the state-of-the-art facility in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale. All the works in the auction will be on view two weeks prior to the auction and there will be an all-day preview and evening preview party on Friday, April 4th. A new Banovich original oil painting, "An Elephant Under Her Bed" will be sold in Lot 331 - 24" x 36" Oil on Belgian Linen | Valued $30,000 - $45,000
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd St., Oklahoma City, OK 73111
The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum hosts its prestigious invitational art exhibit of over 300 Western paintings and sculpture by the finest contemporary Western artists in the nation with art seminars, receptions and awards banquet. The exhibiting artists bring a diversity of styles to this prestigious art exhibition. Works range from historical pieces that reflect the early days of the West, to more contemporary and impressionist works of art. Landscapes, wildlife and illustrative scenes are always highlighted in the exhibition. Reservations are required for opening activities. This annual exhibition kicks off with two days of seminars on art-related topics and art demonstrations. The weekend culminates with a fixed-price sale of all the exhibition pieces.
Peppermill Resort Casino, 2707 South Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502
For over 25 years the Coeur d’Alene Art Auction has specialized in the finest classical Western and American Art representing past masters and outstanding contemporary artists. 2014 will host the 29th annual Coeur d'Alene Art Auction.
The Wildlife Experience Museum, 10035 S Peoria St, Parker, CO 80134
The Society of Animal Artists will open its 54th Annual Exhibition at The Wildlife Experience Museum in Parker, CO. Art and the Animal Kingdom is the flagship exhibition of the Society of Animal Artists. The name refers to both the annual exhibition of the Society of Animal Artists, and the traveling exhibition and tour that it generates. The annual exhibition has been displayed at prestigious venues east to west and north to south for the pasty fifty years.
John Banovich has hosted and participated in many benefits, fundraisers and exhibitions and has spent significant time traveling overseas performing extensive research for his artwork and the Banovich Wildscapes Foundation. His award-winning original paintings are owned and exhibited by noteworthy organizations, museums and important corporate and private collections across the globe.