A Salute to Cowboy Artists of America and a Patron, the Late Eddie Basha: 50 Years of Amazing Contributions to the American West

(Nov. 7, 2015 – May 31, 2016)

Since its founding by four prominent Arizona artists, Cowboy Artists of America (CAA) has been recognized as one of the most influential artists’ groups in the nation’s history. This retrospective featured more than 90 paintings and sculptures by the 77 artists who have been CAA members during the past 50 years, and showcased their contributions to both fine art and western culture. The exhibition also paid tribute to renowned Arizona businessman and community leader, the late Eddie Basha, whose legacy includes one of the largest private collections of contemporary Western American and American Indian art in the world.