Make your way out to Dragoon, Arizona to attend Professor of Art, Jackson Boelts lecture at the Amerind Museum, "Border Cowboys/Border Cowgirls," accompanying his watercolor/photography exhibit. Sponsored by the Confluencenter.
From the Amerind Museum website:
Professor Jackson Boelts and Professor Joseph Labate are collaborating on the project Border Cowboys and Border Cowgirls: Que es lo Mismo, Pero no Es. Their project has involved visiting the men and women who work on the ranches of southern Arizona, collecting their stories, and capturing their lives in art. Professor Boelts created a series of large abstract watercolor paintings while Professor Labate photographed the people and region. Their project has been made possible by a grant from Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry.
Professor Jackson Boelts earned his BFA at Colorado State University and his MFA at the University of Arizona. Artist, designer, educator, and facilitator, Jackson Boelts has won over 400 awards for painting, design and advertising. He is a Professor of Art at the University of Arizona, has taught watercolor and drawing in Orvieto, Italy, and was a Visiting Artist at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Professor Joseph Labate served as the Chair of Photography in the School of Art for nineteen years. Labate’s artwork and teaching focus on the use of digital technology as applied to the medium of photography. His research investigates the impact of technology on the medium of photography. He has exhibited and taught photography nationally and internationally. His work is in many private and public collections including the Art Institute of Colorado, Denver, the Center for Creative Photography, and Tucson Museum of Art.