With vision and determination, Tammy Pate did more than establish Art of the Cowgirl. She created a movement and community that will continue to elevate women pursuing their dreams in Western arts and horsemanship.
Artist Jess Howard draws artistic inspiration from her ranching heritage, fueled by long days in the saddle and a love for rural places.
The Art of the Cowgirl Foundation supports aspiring craftsmen through its Fellowship Program, which paired master bit and spur maker Wilson Capron with Carlee Stutz in 2023.
Liz Hughey loved to pack and is passing that passion on to the next generation through her book series.
Kelsey Love Thomas returned to Arizona with a fire blazing to capture her second Art of the Cowgirl World’s Greatest Horsewoman title.
According to Art of the Cowgirl founder Tammy Pate, it’s a mindset and an attitude…”a woman who takes risks, believes in self, and does things because she’s passionate about them. It’s not just for women of the West.”
National Junior High and High School Rodeo Association members dropped off 19 handcrafted pieces for the 2022 Western Lifestyle Trade Craft Showcase.
Art of the Cowgirl is a gathering to celebrate cowgirls and their contributions to western lifestyle and culture, to raise funds to support up-and-coming artists to expand their knowledge and skills via fellowships with master artists in their field.
When it comes to entertaining crowds, Piper Yule has all the hard work and determination needed. The 11-year-old performer also has the right kind of horses, in particular a flashy palomino gelding named King.