You can win the wonderful Josh Elliott painting of the Couse Home shown below! The 30x15 oil titled A Friendship is a "virtual door prize" for The Couse Foundation's 20th Anniversary Commemoration. Drawing will be held June 12. For more information, including how you can purchase tickets, please visit our Shop.
Read the wonderful articles on our site in the June/July issue of Western Art and Architecture, the May edition of Western Art Collector, and the Spring Gallery of theMay 7 Antiques and the Arts Weekly. Please support WAA, WAC, and AAW by subscribing and perusing their online offerings.
Couse-Sharp Historic Site is open for limited tours. Please visit couse-sharp.org/tour for more information about availability and restrictions. We are thrilled to welcome visitors again!
See a virtual version of our Stitched in Sovereignty: Contemporary Beadwork from Indigenous North America exhibition at the StitchedInSovereignty.org website.
Nov. 19 Stitched in Sovereignty panel: Curator Chelsea Herr
With artists Molly Murphy Adams & Kellen Trenal Lewis
Nov. 20 Stitched in Sovereignty panel: Curator Chelsea Herr
With artists Brit Ellis & Shelby Rowe
The Couse Collection of Native Beadwork panel:
Co-authors Chelsea Herr and E. Jane Burns
Moderated by Davison Koenig, Executive Director
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Two visionary painters, whose art captured the Southwest.
Explore the studios of E. I. Couse and J. H. Sharp, founding members of the Taos Society of Artists. These two painters helped create the cultural fabric of Taos and the West as we know it today.
Visit the Couse home and see how these pioneer painters lived. Stand at Couse’s easel, see the model’s stage and props. All remains as it was 100 years ago. Witness this unbroken chain of history as it is preserved into the future, with the restoration of Sharp’s 1915 studio and the building of a new archive and research center. Explore the artists' work on the Couse Portfolio and Sharp Portfolio pages.