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    DONNA HOWELL-SICKLES (American, 1949-)
    Woman with Horses and Dogs, 1992
    Ink and acrylic on canvas laid on masonite
    36 x 58-1/4 inches (91.4 x 148.0 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: Donna Howell-Sickles © 92

    In Wildlife Art Magazine, Judy Archibald stated, "the cowgirls in Donna Howell Sickles paintings dance through life in joyous abandonment, exploding off the canvas in spontaneous action and vibrant colors. These Red Horse Riders flirt with cowboys, tame bulls, and run with horses. They are self-confident, saucy women who live life to the fullest." This type of response is not an uncommon reaction to Howell-Sickles depictions of western women. Since running across a vintage hand colored photograph of rodeo cowgirls from the 1930's during her college career at Texas Tech University, cowgirls have been a focus of Howell-Sickles' work. She skillfully melds the cowgirl theme with allusions to Greek and Roman mythology to produce colorful and vibrant images that have an infectious energy.


    More information about DONNA HOWELL-SICKLES, also known as Howell-Sickles, Donna, Donna Howell-Sickles.

    Condition Report*: There appears to be an area of discoloration in lower right corner and a few spots of discoloration in margins; otherwise, work remains in good overall condtion. Framed Dimensions 37 X 59.25 Inches
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    May, 2015
    16th Saturday
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