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Featured Artist Billy Schenck

Billy Schenck

Known as “The Grandaddy” of Pop Western Art, Billy Schenck is a painter. It wasn’t until he discovered the films of Sergio Leone, that he was able to embrace his own western roots to find meaning in western mythology. Schenck’s work embraces a narrative theme and a cinematic aesthetic with silhouetted images combined with poignant text captions. An avid student, authenticator, and collector of western art, Billy is also a rodeo champion - a title that he derives as much pleasure from as his artistic accolades. He lives at his “Double Standard Ranch” in Santa Fe.

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