A Vanishing Breed

Kim Wiggins, A Vanishing Breed, oil, 40 x 50 in.

Artist Application Information

Artist applications for the 2019 show are CLOSED.


How to Apply to Masters

The Autry’s Masters of the American West Art Exhibition and Sale is considered the country’s premier Western art show. Each year, more than seventy nationally recognized, contemporary Western artists challenge themselves to create and exhibit new work. Stylistically and thematically diverse, their works represent the extraordinary range of subject matter that contemporary, historic, and mythic Western experience  continues to inspire.

Exhibit Dates for 2019

Masters is on exhibit from Saturday, February 9, 2019 through Sunday, March 24, 2019.

How to Apply to Masters

A few new artists are added to Masters every year by the selection committee.

To apply for the 2019 Masters, please submit the following items by April 2, 2018The review process will be completed by June 1, 2018, and all applicants will be notified.

To apply to the 2019 Masters, please send the following:

  • Five or six color JPG image files on a USB flash drive or CD (1000px on a long side, 72 dpi, RGB)
  • Exhibition and awards history
  • A brief biography

E-mailed applications will NOT be accepted and due to limited resources, your USB flash drive or CD will NOT be returned.

Please send submissions to:

Brenda Litzinger
Exhibitions Manager
Autry Museum of the American West
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462


Thank you for your interest.