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Our Art Gallery & Classes serve the region & beyond

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Our Vision:

Connect the Visual Arts to Our Community

Our Mission:

We are dedicated to creating an environment for the 

promotion, appreciation and education in the visual arts.

Our Objectives:

  • Provide a physical home for visual art education in Park County and the region
  • Identify and recruit new Artist Members
  • Identify and recruit new Friends of the Art League
  • Provide education to both amateur and professional artists with a variety of art-based offerings
  • Promote and sell original art created by our members
  • Promote the visual arts to Park County, the region and beyond
  • Encourage community involvement in the Art League
  • Foster our members' involvement in their community

Staff

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Suzie Warner - This good and kind person helps keep the wheels turning for both the members and visitors. 

Board Members

 

Sally Ogletree - President

Graham Jackson - Vice President

Lynn Lampe - Treasurer

Elaine Haberland - Secretary

Jody Horvath - Gallery Liaison

Angie Payne - Producer

Lee Niziolek - Key Grip

Jim Mossman - Website Wonk

our involvement in the community

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CODY HIGH SCHOOL AND HEART MOUNTAIN ACADEMY ART SHOW  

We are pleased to give our regional school art students a chance to showcase their artwork.  

There were over 30 pieces from students in grades 9 through 12 in the first show.

Thanks Indeed For All You've Done

  • Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Brokerage 
  • Big Horn Paint
  • Cody Coffee Company
  • Cody Styling Company
  • Jan Cook
  • Theresa Donley
  • Eastgate Liquor
  • Granny's
  • Hair Affaire
  • Bonnie & Andy Franklin
  • Kay Gribble
  • Jody & Jim Horvath
  • Cindy Katz & John Gordnier
  • Faith Model
  • Jim Mossman
  • Lynn Mowery
  • Mossy Oak Real Estate
  • Lynn Parker & James Douglas
  • Angie & Vic Payne
  • Patti Rauffaf
  • Sunset Properties
  • David Taylor, DDS
  • TL Quick Construction
  • The UPS Store
  • Tundra General Construction
  • VFW Auxiliary
  • Wells Fargo
  • Western Real Estate
  • Whitlock Motors
  • Yellowstone Gift Shop
  • Anne Young
  • Karen & Paul Youngstrom
  • YTex Corporation


Special Thanks to Karle Lampe & Ron Olgetree

Our History

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Formally established in 1964 the Cody Country Art League is located in the Visitor’s Center on Sheridan Avenue in downtown Cody, Wyoming. The structure is the original Buffalo Bill Museum and is registered on the National Register of Historic Places.

The founding members established the art league in order to promote the artistic endeavor among local artists by encouraging exhibits, displays and sales; fostering art education among artists, and the support of art classes to all artists in the community, which was the heart of the movement.

The Cody Country Art League is a culmination of the “impossible dream realized through the benevolence of a progressive community” and particularly by our founding members, which include Mr. & Mrs. Paul Stock, Dr. Harold McCracken, the Nielsen family, Mrs. Doris May and the Coe Family, to name just a few. 

Today’s Cody Country Art League is about and dedicated to continuing and furthering their dream. 

Photo Used by Permission of Buffalo Bill Center of the West, McCracken Research Library.
MS 228 Buffalo Bill Museum Photos.  PN.228.059

Artist Success Stories

Some of Our Nationally Known Current and Prior Members:

M C Poulson, George D Smith, Mel Fillerup, Jeff & Polly Frost, Lucille Patrick, and Ty Barhaug.      


Exhibitions and sales that some of these artists have participated in include one or more of the following:

Autry Museum, Booth Museum, Center of the West Art Show and Sale,  Eiteljorg Quest for the West Art Show and Sale, The C.M.Russell Auction and Sale, The Museum of Wildlife Art,