“This study catches a display of dominance and test of strength.”
“Rams demonstrate the male dominance that is so prevalent in nature.”
“The Northern Rocky Mountain Wolf makes its home not far from my studio in the wooded area that butts against the Rockies of Glacier National Park. This is a composition and sampler of the construction of a large pack. The alert alpha male makes use of his keen sense of smell and hearing to decide if the chase should begin. The beta wolf is poised to follow his lead in play or the hunt.”
- Allied Artists of America, Elliot Liskin Memorial Award
“It would be unusual, as I ride my horse through the woods on our ranch, not to see owls perched on a stump using the height for visual advantage in search of tasty morsels. It seems birds and animals are less startled by the sound of the four beat pattern of a horse, and so ‘Yogo’ and I got a treat coming upon these great-horned owls before they took flight.”
“After a time of rest and sleep, a flock of Bighorn Sheep make their way through the mountainous ridges to graze upon a windswept meadow.”
- International Museum of Contemporary Masters of Fine Art, Patron’s Choice Award
- Desert Caballeros Western Museum, Wickenburg, Arizona, Best of Show for Extraordinary Artistic Achievement in any Media for grouping including Through the Pass, Bluff Called and A Colt Named Sonny, 1920
Collision, chiseled upthrusting
Jagged spires ground by ice.
The tailings washed clean
A time after water talked.
Light is new deep gold
Reflections still low.
Light is high, white and hot.
Shadows thin, pressed against the shapes.
Light heavy, light falling
Profusion of darks
Push away the day.
Music of the canyon cools
Gathering force strikes, sharpens.
And, at the end of its breath
Recedes, a caress.
Come now, the mountain cardinal strolling
Through eroding pews.
Last light touching
Vestment hats of horns.
Sherry Salari Sander
“Our family has a summer cabin in Central Montana where the ice cold creeks give up firm little ‘brookies’ if you have the right fly. These sweet fresh pan fries need only corn on the cob to be called gourmet. This delightful meal was anticipated while rocking on our front porch sipping a Crown Royal and talking about the fishing and the bear we saw deep in the high mountain berries “Up Spring Creek Canyon”.
- Leanin’ Tree Museum of Western Art, Boulder, Colorado
- City of Kalispell, Kalispell, Montana
- Private Collections
- Desert Cabellaros Western Museum, Wickenburg, Arizona, First Place 3-dimensional Art Award
- Western & Wild Horse Art Show & Sale, Sheridan Wyoming, Best Sculpture
- Allied Artists of America, New York, Leonard J. Meiselman Award