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Portraits from Cowboys of Color: Photographs by Don Russell

iCal Import
June 16 – September 29, 2018
712 Green Avenue Orange, TX 77630
409-886-2787

This exhibition highlights the modern African American rodeo cowboy. It features portraits of contemporary cowboys and cowgirls who ride and rope in Cowboys of Color rodeos. The works reveal a tradition of black cowboy culture often overlooked in western history and art.

Portraits from Cowboys of Color: Photographs by Don Russell highlights the modern African American rodeo cowboy. It features portraits of contemporary cowboys and cowgirls who ride and rope in Cowboys of Color rodeos. The works reveal a tradition of black cowboy culture often overlooked in western history and art. Photographer Don Russell made the works over a two-year period and also published a book on the subject. The portraits are recent gifts to the Stark Museum of Art.