Elevating The Legacy of The Traditional Cowboy Arts
The Traditional Cowboy Arts Association is dedicated to preserving and promoting the skills of saddlemaking, bit and spur making, silversmithing and rawhide braiding and the role of these traditional crafts in the cowboy culture of the North American West.
The Emerging Artists Competition
Brian Lebel’s 30th Annual Mesa Old West Show & Auction,
Jan 24-26, 2020 at the Traditional Cowboy Arts Booth
Mesa Convention Center 263 N Center Str. Mesa Arizona.
Featuring The Works of Bit & Spur Makers
Mathew Turner | David Harshberger | Kain Garcia | Troy Flayharty
Matt Humphrey | Mike Murphy | Curtis Hill | Crag Cobb
Judged by TCAA Members Ernie Marsh (founding member) and Wilson Capron.
1st place $5000.00 in awards & cash
($2,500.00 cash, $2,500.00 in travel, accommodation & tickets to Traditional Cowboy Arts annual exhibition & sale, National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
2nd place $1000.00 cash.
3rd place $500.00 cash.
Peoples Choice $500.00 cash.
The competition is designed to build friendships and community in the spirit of friendly competition moving the chosen discipline forward.
The TCAA would like to Thank:
- Alan and Nadine Levin
- Greg Braddock
- Western Horsemen Magazine
- Along with Brian Lebel , Melissa McCracken and all their Fantastic Staff.
Hope you will all come join us for this years TCAA Emerging Artist Competition!