Danita Finds the Small Stuff

By Bob Bahr Danita Sayers pays attention. Part of it is her personality, part of it is her job, part of it is her circumstances. She lives in a remote portion of the Wind River Mountains, by design. And she thrives there because Sayers understands the land and its...

When Conservation Means Buying Bomas

Guy Combes’ Quick Draw donation for the 2014 SKB auction By Bob Bahr Sure, many people care about conservation efforts. An even higher percentage of wildlife artists feel that way. But how many go so far as to buy bomas for sanctuaries? Guy Combes does. So...

One Young Adult’s Path to SKB

By Bob Bahr How do you get to an SKB Artists Rendezvous? The same way you get to Carnegie Hall—practice. Age matters. It’s a bit harder for a teen to get to the annual Dubois workshop put on by the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation. Fifteen-year-olds, for example,...

Small Works Winners in Dubois

One element of SKB’s  Rendezvous/Workshop in Dubois, WY that adds to the excitement for participants is the Small Works Show, which awards prizes. At the Susan Kathleen Black Foundation’s 17th Annual Artists Rendezvous in September 2018, the following took...

Chris Rowlands Adds a New Dimension to SKB

  Chris Rowlands writing a song with students at the Dubois public school     By Bob Bahr   Longtime SKBers will remember Joe Bohler tickling the ivories at mealtimes, playing saloon songs and rags. David Yarger not only played classical music...