Lovers of wildlife and western art get their big moment on Saturday with the Plainsmen Gallery's annual special show. As always, leading artists in both genres will be represented, including Tom Browning, Don Crowley, R. Tom Gilleon, Grant Hacking, Matthew Hillier, Hyrum Joe, Steven Lang, Carol McArdle, Dustin Payne, Vic Payne, Charles Rowe (whose Spring Day, oil on canvas, is shown), Tom Saubert, John Seerey-Lester, Suzie Seerey-Lester, Geoffrey Smith, Terry Smith, Trevor Swanson, Joshua Tobey and David Yorke.
The focus this year is on small works that include oil paintings, sculptures and prints plus American Indian jewelry.
The opening reception at the Plainsmen Gallery, 2450 Sunset Point Road, Clearwater, is Saturday from noon to 5 p.m., and some of the artists will be on hand. Parking and admission are free. plainsmen.com or (727) 726-5100.
Lennie Bennett, Times art critic